Long-term deals are an age-old debate, Svrluga reasoned, but what matters is how young the player is at the time of the signing.
Even if the Philadelphia Phillies do not acquire Manny Machado, they appear eager to replace Maikel Franco at the hot corner no matter what for the 2019 season.
Nationals fans still see plenty of risk, however, and they weren't shy about letting Svrluga know they think the Nats should let Harper walk.
Don't be fooled by the Yankees, we have seen them operate like thieves in the night in the past (i.e. dealing for A-Rod after the Red Sox were unable to successfully restructure hist contract), perhaps they're just waiting to see what the market is for Manny Machado before striking an offer.
Speaking of Harper, it's always been expected that he'd wait for Machado to sign so that he and Scott Boras could top Machado's deal.More news: Chinese E-Commerce Retailers Cut iPhone Prices
Moustakas is represented by agent Scott Boras, who also counts Bryce Harper as a client, making it easy for both teams to keep in touch about Moustakas.
Bryce Harper to Nationals is gathering momentum despite Phillies meeting being fixed. He hit.249 with 34 home runs, 100 RBIs and an.889 OPS in 2018.
The Nationals have already offered the right-fielder an initial contract worth $300 million over 10 years, and Feinsand claimed that increasing the offer by another $25 or $30 million would not be too big a stretch for the franchise.
ESPN made a new prediction for the Washington Nationals' star outfielder today.