Nationals owner doesn't expect Harper to re-sign
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Nationals owner Mark Lerner says he doesn’t expect Bryce Harper to return to Washington after telling the superstar outfielder that the team maxed out its offer at the end of the regular season.
Lerner told 106.7 The Fan on Friday that he expects Harper and agent Scott Boras to take the best free-agent offer possible.
“I really don’t expect him to come back at this point,” Lerner said. “I think they’ve decided to move on. There’s just too much money out there that he’d be leaving on the table. That’s just not Mr. Boras’ M.O. to leave money on the table.”
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