It looks like Phillies owner John Middleton’s trip to Las Vegas might have paid off for Philadelphia.  They may have just landed their guy.

According to Bob Nightengale, the Phillies are now optimistic that a 10-year deal with Bryce Harper will be finalized by Monday afternoon.

Why drag this out and ruin the Hot Stove if you’re just going to cave in and hand out 10-year deals anyway?  The high profile players in every sport almost always get what they want.

Seems like an incredible waste of everyone’s time… 

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