Phillies rumors: Expect Manny Machado decision in the next week

Jan 11, 2019, 01:53
Phillies rumors: Expect Manny Machado decision in the next week

Mark Feinsand of MLB.com also reported that the Phils are ramping up their efforts for Machado.

Alonso, however, is only under contract for two more seasons, and Jay was only a given one year deal, so I'm not sure that a guy like Machado would make a long term commitment to an organization exclusively on their willingness to obtain his associates short term.

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Ted Lerner, 93, is one of the game's wealthiest owners, and often acts likes one, particularly when negotiating with agent Scott Boras on players such as Harper and Rendon.

According to Bruce Levine of 670 The Score in Chicago, the free agent stud infielder will be deciding on a team within a week. But there have been rumors that the Yankees are only lukewarm on Machado, and may not even top TWO hundred million in an offer.

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Bryce Harper could end up heading back to the Nationals.

He is reportedly down to the Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago White Sox, per a reputable source.

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While we thought Machado and Harper were going to drag out their offseason to the limit, right before spring training, it appears both stars are heading toward a decision sooner rather than later. Levine got a little more specific in his latest report, saying "the White Sox will be in on Machado in the $200-million range for six or seven years", which isn't too far off that dot-connecting guesstimate. Receive comprehensive coverage of your teams and stream the White Sox easily on your device.

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