Even while he has been going on for a long time on the free agents market, the star outsider Bryce Harper signing – or even considering – short-term deals, "according to Jon Heyman of MLB Network ( Twitter link ).
There are some signs of the delay that some clubs can pursue Harper in less than long contract terms. In particular, Giants' entry into the Harper market seems to have raised the prospect of such an approach. According to some information, the organization in San Francisco is not only a true potential candidate, but only interested in Harper's engagement for a limited time.
Where Harper and his camp are drawing the line, it's not clear. Irrespective of the term of a potential contract, each deal is likely to come up with complicated inclusion / withdrawal arrangements, potentially including club and player opportunities to extend or shorten the deal.
Parameters remain vague. However, it is reasonable to conclude that Harper will not be willing to bid on the idea of getting a big salary now, as they return to the market at a young age. This possibility may be provided in a contract as noted above, but the longer background warranty appears to be a necessary part of the picture.
Probably this shows that Harper believes that a suitably long offer is still achievable. All indications are that Phyllis will still be seriously committed, although the standing suggestion of the team (if any) is not known. It seems that citizens have withdrawn the ten-year bid, $ 300 million, initially pending, although the current team's threshold is unclear. The other teams that remain connected with Harper include the Padres and the White Sox, with several unspecified teams that are said to be engaged at some level.