Add MLB Network’s Dan Plesac to the list of those who don’t believe the Cubs mean what they say when they talk about limited budgets and lack of desire to pursue big-time stars. Joining Inside the Clubhouse with Matt Spiegel and Bruce Levine on 670 The Score Saturday, the former Cub predicted that his old team will end up landing Bryce Harper on a shorter deal than what’s been speculated to this point.
“I think the Cubs are going to be in on Harper, I really do,” Plesac told the hosts. “I’m not sure that he’s going to get that 10-year, $350, 360 million deal that he’s looking for, but I think if they cut the years down I can see him well over $30 million a year. I think if that’s the case I would have to think that the Cubs would have to be one of the ones that would be in on Bryce Harper.”
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Source:: Cubs Insider