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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Bryce Harper not being traded by Nationals, says GM Mike Rizzo - The Washington Post

And therein lies another awkward part of all this, that while the Nationals did not want anyone to know they would be listening on Harper, they cannot deny it now. Harper will know they considered offers that would have sent him elsewhere. He is an already talked-about presence in a much talked-about clubhouse with a vastly underachieving team, a combination that could prove volatile. Whatever they do by 4 p.m. Eastern, the Nationals will be 5 1/2 games back in the National League East when they begin play with the New York Mets this evening, a surmountable deficit they could still eclipse. Apparently, they will try to do so with him, and Rizzo will do his best to suggest this team wanted to do it with Harper all along.

Jim Furtado Posted: July 31, 2018 at 01:56 PM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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