The San Francisco Giants did not win the Bryce Harper sweepstakes, but it was not for a deficiency of attempting.
Harper, who agreed to a deal with the Phillies for a baseball-history 13-12 months, $330 million deal on Thursday, also experienced a aggressive offer you from the Giants.
San Francisco available Harper a 12-12 months deal that would have paid out him $310 million, according to NBC Sports activities Bay Space. This was the next consecutive 12 months the Giants misplaced out on a large-identify star, the web site explained, failing to land then Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton who was traded to the Yankees in its place.
Harper’s agent Scott Boras, in a phone call to The Post’s Joel Sherman, explained his customer experienced a extensive assortment of promotions on the desk.
“We experienced normal values of $45 million available on shorter-phrase promotions,” Boras explained. “We experienced a entire buffet.’’