Bryce Harper to sign record $330m contract with Philadelphia Phillies

  • Harper’s 13-year, $330m deal is richest in baseball history
  • Six-time All-Star was named National League MVP in 2015

Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a 13-year contract worth $330m, making it the richest deal in baseball history.

Harper, a 26-year-old All-Star outfielder who’s spent the entirety of his seven-year major-league career with the Washington Nationals, topped the 13-year, $325m agreement outfielder Giancarlo Stanton reached before the 2015 season with the Miami Marlins.

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Source: theguardian