Is Bryce Harper about to come off the board? After the latest round of rumors and reports, all signs seem to be pointing to Harper eventually becoming a member of the Philadelphia Phillies.
USA Today's Bob Nightengale is the latest linking Harper to the City of Brotherly Love. Nightengale tweeted that the former MVP "appears to have found" his team in Philly.
Nightengale also adds that Philadelphia's contract offer for Harper is reportedly greater than the 10-year, $300 million deal the Washington Nationals offered him back in the fall.
Harper declined that contract, instead opting to hit the free agent market.
Yesterday, Jim Bowden reported that Harper-to-the-Phillies was "rounding third base." That still looks to be the case.
Interesting, Bowden reported that Philly was offering a $310 million contract. If that figure is accurate, would Harper and his agent Scott Boras give the Nationals an opportunity to match the deal and keep the 26-year-old in the nation's capital, where he's played his entire career since 2012?