"Wherever he wants to play, wherever he wants to play - we'll make it work", the two-time All-Star outfielder proclaimed Tuesday.
We're into February, and Bryce Harper has yet to find a new home.
Fancred's Jon Heyman reported eight teams have been in contact with Harper. "Asked by TMZ Sports in a brief red-carpet interview this week, (Aaron) Judge said any time a team can add a player of Harper's caliber, it "is going to make them better". But I think our team is pretty much set", Boone said.
Also in the hunt for Harper have been the White Sox, Nationals and Padres.
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Nine players were a single shot back on five under, including South Africa's Branden Grace, who played the Pebble Beach course. Everyone in the field plays each of the three courses, before the cut is made for the final round at Pebble.
As the Harper saga drags on, it's allowed for several teams to remain part of the sweepstakes, with some hopeful to convince him of signing a short-term contract.
The allure of playing in the Bay Area for a world-class organization appears to be something that has always attracted Harper, as these old tweets from 2013 and 2014 show. Either way, this is big news for all the teams interested in the slugging outfielder, and another sign that this lengthy offseason saga is a long way off finishing. His lifetime batting average is.279 and in addition to winning the Home Run Derby past year, Harper also has 184 homeruns in his career.
After acquiring the top free-agent pitcher, Mark Lerner, Ted Lerner's son, told 106.7 The Fan in Washington D.C. that he believed Harper had moved on.
Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals reacts after hitting a single in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers during game five of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 13, 2016 in Washington, DC. That has only made Harper's situation more confusing, because there is often some noise generated through the media to drive up prices and create bidding wars between teams.