Bryce Harper says he will recruit Mike Trout to join him with Phillies

By – The Washington Times – Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Is there room on the for two stars on mega-contracts? seems to think so.

said in no uncertain terms during a radio interview that he Mike Trout to join him on the once Trout’s current contract expires.

“If you don’t think I’m gonna call Mike Trout to come to Philly in 2020, you’re crazy,” told 94 WIP.

Trout, a two-time American League MVP, has spent his entire career with the Los Angeles Angels thus far. He has two years left on his deal there, meaning is referring to the free agency following the 2020 season.

One of the best players in the sport, Trout is expected to command interest and probably will break ’s record-setting deal of $330 million. But he’s also a native of South Jersey who grew up a Philadelphia sports fan, so he might be partial to signing with the at whatever salary they offer.

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