Bryce Harper is one of the biggest celebrities in baseball, a popular face and brand with a command of the media not unlike LeBron James or Aaron Rodgers. Unlike LeBron and A-Rod, though, Harper has not lived up to the heightened expectations of a phenom Sports Illustrated dubbed “Baseball’s Chosen One”.
Now in his eighth season, and with the ink dried on a monstrous 13-year contract, is it time to ask if he ever will?
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Harper mashes, deGrom deals, and the Orioles and Rays start strong in this week’s inaugural East Coast Bias.
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Arguably baseball’s most popular name ends his extended free agency, signing with the Phillies. Harper comes with plenty of uncertainty, but he has game-changing upside. He has both met his hype and come way short of it. So which Harper did Philadelphia just sign?
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“Stupid money” has been the phrase of the offseason. Here’s why the Phillies should keep spending smart money.
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