Giants making late play for Harper

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What happens from here with Harper and Machado is the biggest story in baseball entering spring training.

It has been a quiet winter in the Bay, with Derek Holland re-signing and Drew Pomeranz arriving as a free agent being the headline news. However, Judge is apparently willing to make some concessions if the Yankees decide to make a late run at Harper and get him in pinstripes.

Drafted first overall by the Washington Nationals in 2010, Harper has finally reached free agency. The Phillies and Nationals the teams that could give Harper what he wants.

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San Francisco is back in the mix for still unsigned former MVP Bryce Harper, according to a report by Randy Miller of NJ Advanced Media. Coming off consecutive losing seasons, the Giants badly could use Harper, as their current outfield situation includes five unproven no names: Mac Williamson, Austin Slater, Chris Shaw, Mike Gerber and Drew Ferguson.

It was believed that he was going to sign with the Philadelphia Phillies.

"Wherever he wants to play, wherever he wants to play - we'll make it work", the two-time All-Star outfielder proclaimed Tuesday. "That's just not my personality, that's not my cup of tea, that's not who I am".

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The Yankees, fresh off an American League Division Series loss to the eventual World Series champion Boston Red Sox, have been rumored at times this offseason to be trying to pursue either Harper or Manny Machado.

A few players around the league are wondering how such great talents are not signed, but it all leads to one thing: money. These two talented players will most likely end up with max contracts, but only time will tell who the daring and lucky teams are to pull it off.

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