Bryce Harper said he wants to recruit Mike Trout to Philadelphia in 2020. Seems far-fetched. But it isn’t. After signing Harper, Philadelphia’s payroll is just over $137 million, according to spotrac.com. That’s only the league’s 13th highest payroll. The MLB average is $117 million. Plus, Trout was born in New Jersey, 40 miles from Philadelphia. He played college baseball at Delaware. Harper and Trout are good buddies. Stayed tuned.
Trout joining Harper in Philadelphia is not unthinkable
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Carson J. Cooper quit his job as a banker to pursue his dream to be a sportswriter. He believes in pitching inside, hip checks, slow curves, hair flowing out of a helmet, afternoon baseball, making the pitcher bat, keeping an ace kicker, watching Hockey Night in Canada, Jack Morris's forkball, Hoyt Wilhelm's knuckleball and the legend of Gordie Howe.