DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 30: Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper (34) bats during a regular season game between the Colorado Rockies and the visiting Washington Nationals on September 30, 2018 at Coors Field in Denver, CO. (Photo by Russell Lansford/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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Report: Bryce Harper Turned Down $300 Million Contract From Nationals

Washington made their offer last month but did not reach an agreement with the free agent.

On the last day of Washington’s final homestand during the 2018 season, the Nationals reportedly offered Bryce Harper a contract extension worth $300 million over 10 years.

The free agent outfielder declined the offer and opted for free agency.

An amazing amount to turn down – as it would be the biggest free-agent deal in terms of total money in the history of the four major sport – but also nearly $100 million short of what Harper and agent Scott Boras are seeking.

Thought the offer was $100 million short, there were no hard feelings between Harper and the team.

However, his quick rejection of the deal doesn’t exactly inspire hope he’ll be returning to Washington.

Where Harper will end up – and if he’ll get the $400 million – remains to be seen, but the Yankees and Cubs are reportedly going to make a run at him.

Read the full story at The Washington Post