Bryce Harper Reminding Everyone Why Phillies Were Right To Sign Him To $330 Million Contract

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Bryce Harper Reminding Everyone Why Phillies Were Right To Sign Him To $330 Million Contract
Bryce Harper Reminding Everyone Why Phillies Were Right To Sign Him To $330 Million Contract

Bryce Harper knows how to put on a show, and the one he's putting on at the yard is sending a timely reminder as to why Philadelphia Phillies owner John Middleton was so eager to open his checkbook to spend $330 million of his “stupid” money. Harper has quickly shifted the narrative over the past few weeks from one with fans yelling about his batting average on sports radio to The One Where Bryce Harper Is Worth $330 Million. The Phillies came home from out west last week beaten down with little hope of ending the fifth-longest active playoff drought in baseball. Then came Tuesday when the Phillies' front office sent a message to a fan base that it's not giving up on this season — another narrative that was building — when general manager Matt Klentak fired hitting coach John Mallee and hired franchise legend Charlie Manuel.

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