Cubs Heavy Favorites to Land Bryce Harper, Odds at Even Money

The offseason may have begun earlier than expected for the Cubs, which means one thing: Bryce Harper rumors jump to the forefront. Not that the idea of the soon-to-be 26-year-old superstar joining his Las Vegan buddy Kris Bryant in Chicago is novel by any stretch. Heck, Peter Gammons told 670 The Score back in June of 2017 that Harper wanted to join the Cubs.

“You know, I have people tell me that Bryce Harper really would prefer to play for the Cubs,” Gammons offered.

The venerable scribe went on to say that he didn’t see how the Cubs could make it work from a financial standpoint, but you can’t easily put the toothpaste back in the tube on something like this. Keep in mind, Gammons was saying that when Harper still had a year and a half left on his deal with the Nationals. And the impeccably-coiffed slugger has dropped mad hints even since.

Like the time he used #Back2BackOneDay in the caption for an Instagram post featuring Kris Bryant. Or being photographed with fans wearing Bulls hat. Or naming his dog Wrigley. These are obvious signs of what his true intentions were and …Read the Rest

Source:: Cubs Insider

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