Bryce Harper RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bryce Harper: Phillies losing JT Realmuto would be ‘terrible’

    Larry Brown Sports "Bryce Harper has some strong thoughts on teammate J.T. Realmuto. Realmuto will be eligible for free agency after the season, and Harper doesn’t want to see the Philadelphia Phillies lose him. “I think J.T. is a great player,” Harper told reporters on..." July 04

  • Bryce Harper 'feels safe' at ballpark but worried about pregnant wife, baby

    The Score "Add Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper to a growing list of MLB players who don't feel great about returning to the baseball field in 2020. The All-Star slugger said Friday that he "feels safe" at the team's stadium, Citizens Bank Park,..." July 03

  • Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, wife announce they're expecting a girl

    USA Today "Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper announced Monday that he and his wife, Kayla, were expecting their second child a day after Father's Day. The couple revealed the expected gender to be a girl on social media, with Harper tweeting, "Girl dad!" Harper..." June 22

  • Bryce Harper Deletes Odd Cryptic Tweet Likely in Response to MLB Negotiations

    12 Up "The constant bickering between the MLB and the MLBPA has the game's biggest superstars seething with rage. Rather than scream and yell, Philadelphia Phillies star Bryce Harper decided to take a walk and clear his mind. Just a few days after joining in on the "tell..." June 19

  • Chris ‘Mad Dog’ Russo rips Phillies’ Bryce Harper, MLB stars for ‘tell us when and where’ campaign

    NJ "Chris Russo has had enough. The longtime sports radio star went on a classic rant during Tuesday’s show on Mad Dog Radio on Sirius XM. The subject: Major League Baseball players tweeting “tell us when and where” toward..." June 17

  • Bryce Harper Leads Hefty Slate Of Future Phillies Contract Commitments

    MLB Trade Rumors "2020 salary terms still need to be hammered out. But what about what’s owed to players beyond that point? The near-term economic picture remains questionable at best. That’ll make teams all the more cautious with guaranteed future salaries. Every organization has some..." June 11

  • Bryce Harper Posts Vicious Clip of Practice Swing to Get Philly Ready for Baseball

    12 Up "In case you haven't been turned off yet by the seemingly endless debate over whether baseball will be playing 48 games, 89 games, or prorated half-games for 6.5 months in a biodome, allow Bryce Harper to snap you back to reality. The Phillies slugger has been keeping his..." June 11

  • Bryce Harper shares message condemning racial injustice

    Sportress of Blogitude "  Philadelphia Phillies superstar Bryce Harper joined the countless athletes who have weighed in on the subject of racial injustice with a powerful statement shared on social media. In the wake of the ongoing fallout from George Floyd’s death while in Minneapolis..." June 02

  • Scott Boras says Bryce Harper’s ‘greatest years are yet to come’

    Phillies Nation "Bryce Harper’s second season with the Philadelphia Phillies is on hold, but the man who helped him secure a 13-year/$330 million contract ahead of the 2019 season remains bullish on his future. “It’s really nice to see that a union like that can happen,” agent..." May 20

  • Phillies' Bryce Harper Signs Contract with Gaming Company Loaded

    Bleacher Report "Like many other people, Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper has been playing video games while social distancing after stay-at-home orders became a reality during the COVID-19 pandemic. His esports adventures have landed him a deal with gaming..." May 19

  • Bryce Harper shares interesting plan for how to play out revised 2020 MLB season

    The Sports Daily "All sorts of theories are being floated for how the MLB should resume play and go about scheduling, traveling and creating a format for games going forward. Some are sensible, while others are a bit unorthodox, but everything is in play, with the pandemic having thrown the world for a..." May 16

  • The Last 10 First Overall Picks

    MLB Trade Rumors "We previously revisited the No. 1 overall picks from the 1980s, the 1990s and 2000-09. Let’s now take a look at the prior decade… 2010 – Bryce Harper, OF, Nationals: This was an easy pick for the Nationals, who grabbed one of..." May 16

  • Bryce Harper, Nolan Arenado defend Blake Snell over pay stance: 'He made a lot of good points'

    Fox News "MLB stars Bryce Harper and Nolan Arenado threw their support toward Blake Snell, who said Wednesday he wasn’t going to risk playing baseball for less money amid the coronavirus pandemic. Snell, the Tampa Bay Rays’ 2018 American League Cy Young..." May 15

  • Stephen A. Smith Calls Out Bryce Harper and Blake Snell and He's About to Get Destroyed

    12 Up "MLB players like Blake Snell and Bryce Harper have come out against any proposal to restart the 2020 MLB season in which more money is taken away from the players, with Snell even going so far as to say he would rather sit out than play under such conditions. ESPN's..." May 15

  • Bryce Harper Wants MLB Players to Participate in Olympics

    SI "Major League Baseball has yet to set a start date for the 2020 season, but Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper already has his sights set on 2021. Harper said he would like MLB players to participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, calling the exclusion of professionals “such..." May 08

  • OF Bryce Harper wishes Nationals had traded him to Houston Astros

    Larry Brown Sports "A bombshell report was published after the 2018 season saying that the Houston Astros were set to trade for Bryce Harper. The 27-year-old wishes the deal went through. Harper was entering free agency after the 2018 season and thinks a trade that would have put him on a contender and..." May 07

  • Bryce Harper: Contract offer from Nationals ‘hurt’

    Larry Brown Sports "Bryce Harper completely opened up about his free agency process that captivated the baseball world a year ago and culminated with him choosing the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper joined Barstool Sports’ “Starting 9” show for an in-depth interview that is..." May 07

  • Bryce Harper not jealous of Nationals' title: 'I'm so happy to be in Philly'

    The Score "Don't tell Bryce Harper he's jealous. In his first season away from the Washington Nationals since breaking into the majors as a teenage phenom in 2012, Harper's former team claimed its first World Series title. It led some to speculate..." May 05

  • Bryce Harper has hilarious MLB The Show tip for Rhys Hoskins "After a successful Day 1 on Friday, the MLB The Show Players League continued Saturday with six new participants and a ton of competitive and fun games. Ty Buttrey (Angels), Jon Duplantier (D-backs), Carl Edwards Jr. (Mariners), Niko Goodrum (Tigers), Rhys Hoskins (Phillies) and..." April 12

  • Bryce Harper: Phillies re-signing J.T. Realmuto, 'we need to make it happen'

    The Score "Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto will be eligible for free agency this winter, but his superstar teammate isn't too worried about the prospect of him leaving. "I think the Phillies organization absolutely loves J.T. and our team absolutely loves him..." April 06

  • Here's how Bryce Harper is staying sharp "Bryce Harper and his family are back in Las Vegas, staying home and being safe. The Phillies right fielder hopes to play baseball again this year. He is doing what he can to be ready for whenever that call comes. Last week, he posted a photo on Instagram of himself pulling a..." April 06

  • Joe Girardi was ‘nervous’ about how hard Bryce Harper played in spring training

    Larry Brown Sports "Joe Girardi was only able to spend a relatively short amount of time with Bryce Harper prior to the MLB season being postponed, but the new Philadelphia Phillies manager was beyond impressed with what he saw. In fact, Harper’s level of effort even made Girardi a bit uneasy at..." April 05

  • Phillies' Bryce Harper Donates $500K to Las Vegas, Philadelphia COVID-19 Relief

    Bleacher Report "Philadelphia Phillies superstar Bryce Harper announced Thursday that he would be donating $500,000 in total to three foundations—the Direct Relief and Three Square foundations in Las Vegas and the Philabundance foundation in Philadelphia—in support of COVID-19 relief..." April 02

  • Bryce Harper Needs to Step up and Help Phillies Minor Leaguers Like Shin-Soo Choo Did With Rangers

    12 Up "Uplifting news broke Wednesday afternoon that Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo was donating $1,000 to each of the 190 minor leaguers in the organization. The veteran is set to earn $21 million this season and while ownership should be the ones paying the young players in the..." April 01

  • Bryce Harper’s brother Bryan retires from baseball, is now a real estate agent

    Las Vegas Review Journal "On Sept. 20, 1960, Ted Williams hit a pitch from the Baltimore Orioles’ Jack Fisher into the bullpen at Boston’s Fenway Park for a home run in the final at-bat of the final game he would play. John Updike, the novelist, poet and literary critic, wrote about it to great acclaim for..." March 30

  • Bryce Harper 'totally fine' after HBP forces exit "The fact that Bryce Harper slung his equipment bag over his shoulder and walked without help to the Phillies clubhouse before the second inning Tuesday at Spectrum Field should have been a clue. “I’m totally fine,” he said later through a team..." March 10

  • Phillies OF Bryce Harper not concerned by coronavirus: 'I just live my life'

    The Score "Philadelphia Phillies superstar Bryce Harper isn't sweating the coronavirus. "I live, man," Harper said, according to Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia. "I don't worry about a disease or a virus. I live my life. I'm doing..." March 10

  • Is Bryce Harper a leadoff option? "Phillies manager Joe Girardi needs a leadoff hitter now that Andrew McCutchen will not be ready to play by Opening Day. Girardi has options. Bryce Harper is not one of them. March 03

  • Life is simpler for Bryce Harper, a year after his fashion blunder

    The Philadelphia Inquirer "Bryce Harper had his suit, custom-made on the Las Vegas Strip, ready last March after agreeing to terms days earlier with the Phillies and finally ending what seemed like a never-ending winter. Harper’s free agency bled into spring training, and camps opened in Florida and..." February 29

  • Bryce Harper fully invested in future with Phillies "Bryce Harper and Alec Bohm leaned onto the railing in the Phillies dugout Monday at Spectrum Field, just a couple of former first-round Draft picks chatting during an early Grapefruit League game. To be a sunflower seed in the dugout and hear that conversation,..." February 26

  • Bryce Harper Has No Regrets About Choosing Phillies Over Nationals

    NESN "When the Washington Nationals won the World Series this past year, commentary about Bryce Harper’s decision to leave before the season popped up on Twitter timelines almost as frequently as posts about the actual team. The superstar signed a record-breaking contract with..." February 20

  • Seven MLB Stars Who Need To Step Up In 2020

    Sportsnaut "The MLB season is just around the corner and with players reporting for spring training, the work begins for some of the game’s biggest stars. For many of MLB’s stars, the pressure will be on from fans and the organization to step up and deliver on expectations in..." February 17

  • Even Bryce Harper’s wife wonders if the Phillies did enough to improve

    NBC Sports " Even Bryce Harper’s wife wonders if the Phillies did enough to improve this winter. Harper reported to Phillies spring training Sunday with much less fanfare than he did a year ago. There was no top-of-the-dugout, televised news conference heralding his 13-year,..." February 16