MLB Rumors: These Two Teams Lead Pack In Bryce Harper Sweepstakes

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Are you exhausted of the Harper rumors and rumblings?

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with Jayson Werth #28 after clinching the National League East against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park on September 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. Harper feels about Philadelphia.

The formal offer seems to tally with 670 The Score Bruce Levine's claim that the White Sox were not ready to offer Machado or Harper the 10-year deal they desire, but would only give them a maximum of seven years.

Most believed Bryce Harper would have a bevy of suitors on the open market. But the best way for clubs to stay under the luxury-tax threshold is to spread out a player's average annual salary in a long deal.

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It's a move that suits all parties as Liverpool are happy for him to get Premier League experience and Palace get a bright young forward for the rest of the season.

The Washington Nationals, for whom Harper played between 2012 and 2018 are also interested in reuniting with the right-fielder and are not willing to leave the race for his signature.

Chicago became the first team to formally offer Machado a contract, according to USA Today, which cited four people with knowledge of the offer who spoke on condition of anonymity. Of course, "closer to $200 million than $300 million" could also mean as high as $249,999,999, and only three contracts in baseball history have been worth more than that.

It's still unclear whether the Nationals' interest is still on the terms they discussed at the end of the season, or whether the team's priorities have changed. If the answer is more years then the Dodgers will miss out on Harper but if the answer is winning then the Dodgers have a genuine chance of reeling Harper in. Remember that both of these guys were expected to get record-breaking deals when they started free agency, perhaps joining Giancarlo Stanton as baseball's only $300 million men or Mike Trout, Zack Greinke, David Price and Miguel Cabrera as guys making $30 million a year.

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