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Mike Rizzo said he needed a spectacular package to trade Bryce Harper. Did a team offer him a spectacular package?

The kid is all grown up at 26 and is a free agent for the first time in his career. When he was 17-years-old, he was drafted in 2010 at #1 overall by the Washington Nationals. For Bryce Harper a.k.a.  “Baseball’s Chosen … Continue reading

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Where Will Bryce Harper play next year? A Betting Guide!

With free agency now in full-swing, much of the speculation surrounds where Bryce Harper will sign his next contract. Rumors are rampant, and everyone seems to have an opinion on which destination makes the most sense.

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Scott Boras the raconteur talks about his star client Bryce Harper

Everyday there is Bryce Harper news. Every year after free agency starts, Scott Boras, the super agent, holds center court as the raconteur. Last year he spoke of a fictional neighborhood he called “Playoffville”, and yesterday, he got started on … Continue reading

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Part IV: GM Meetings start today. What moves would you make going forward for the #Nats?

As the General Manager’s Meetings get going today, there will be a lot of framework set in place for trades. This off-season, general manager Mike Rizzo made an early trade for Kyle Barraclough, and Rizzo might not be done. He … Continue reading

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Part II: What moves would you make going forward for the #Nats?

On Thursday, we did our version of “virtual armchair G.M.” leading up to the tease if it was possible for the Nationals to re-sign Bryce Harper while improving the starting rotation, catcher, and even re-sign Daniel Murphy as the 2nd … Continue reading

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The wheels are moving with Bryce Harper as the Big Wheel!

There is always a mathematics lesson to the budget of a sports team. The dollars are finite, and there are restrictive rules in place for fairness and parity in MLB’s collective bargaining agreement. The Nationals have been spending above their … Continue reading

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Happy 26th birthday Bryce Harper!

Today Bryce Harper turns 26-years-old.  In just a few weeks, he will be an unemployed free agent. Don’t feel sorry for the birthday boy because he is already in the wealthiest 1% in the world. When he becomes employed under … Continue reading

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The Top-10 Free Agents on MLB.com’s list and their #1 is not Bryce Harper!

When MLB.com compiled their Top-10 free agents, their first pick was Manny Machado and not Bryce Harper. Sure, Harper is the second player listed, and he might end up with the larger contract in terms of dollars. When it comes … Continue reading

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The Nats alumni appearing in the NLCS/ALCS could have included Bryce Harper

Last year Brad Peacock saved Game 3 of the World Series with a nasty slider for his Astros team. He was the bullpen star beating the Los Angeles Dodgers for the World Series championship. This postseason so far, Peacock was … Continue reading

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Nationals guarantee themselves for the 7th year in a row — no losing seasons! Bryce Harper got plenty of applause!

With today’s 9-3 win to sweep the Marlins in this series, the Washington Nationals have at least guaranteed that they cannot have a losing season. The last losing season for the Nationals was back in 2011 when they finished at … Continue reading

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