Cubs big favorites to land Bryce Harper


by - Senior Editor -
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Geoff Burke - USA Today Sports
Geoff Burke - USA Today Sports

The biggest jewel of the baseball offseason will probably be free agent Bryce Harper who will have several suitors trying to make him an extremely wealthy man.

Bovada released their latest Vegas odds on Wednesday and have the Cubs with the highest chance (EVEN) to land the standout slugger.

Other frontrunners to land his services include the Dodgers (+500), Phillies (+550), Yankees (+600), Nationals (+700), Boston (+1100), Angels (+1200), and Giants (+1600).

This would be a huge move by the North Siders if they went for Harper and decided that their current squad just wasn't enough offensively. It could happen as the current roster configuration scored 0 or 1 runs per game over 25 percent of the time this season. Of course, they would have a stable of outfielders and would have to do some drastic moves to make it work.

Harper hit .247 with 34 homers, 100 RBI in 159 games this season. He is a six-time All-Star that won the National League MVP award in 2015.

Comment on this story
Thanks for visiting CubsHQ.com. Follow our Facebook page to get updates on your news feed!
Vegas odds on Cubs winning 2019 World Series
Vegas odds on Cubs winning 2019 World Series
Cubs insist new TV network won't have right-wing bias
Cubs insist new TV network won't have right-wing bias
It's official: Cubs sign lefty specialist
It's official: Cubs sign lefty specialist
Cubs single-season tickets go on sale Friday
Cubs single-season tickets go on sale Friday
Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Post your comments!
Vegas odds on Cubs winning 2019 World Series
Vegas odds on Cubs winning 2019 World Series
The Hot Corner: Morrow’s rehab, Machado waiting on $300 mil, and more
The Hot Corner: Morrow’s rehab, Machado waiting on $300 mil, and more
Cubs insist new TV network won't have right-wing bias
Cubs insist new TV network won't have right-wing bias
CubsHQ 2019 Preview, Part 3: The Cubs Rotation; perhaps MLB's best
CubsHQ 2019 Preview, Part 3: The Cubs Rotation; perhaps MLB's best
Dan's Take: MLB Network is #1, PECOTA projections, and more
Dan's Take: MLB Network is #1, PECOTA projections, and more
It's official: Cubs sign lefty specialist
It's official: Cubs sign lefty specialist
Cubs single-season tickets go on sale Friday
Cubs single-season tickets go on sale Friday
Maddon's response to PECOTA's last place projection for Cubs
Maddon's response to PECOTA's last place projection for Cubs
ESPN ranks Javy Baez as Top 3 second baseman in MLB
ESPN ranks Javy Baez as Top 3 second baseman in MLB
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest