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Just a thought exercise. What would it take to trade for Harper?


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Harper is an amazing talent. Perhaps once in a life time. And he is already playing in the Majors and looks not a bit intimidated.

So just to pass the time. What would it take to get him?

I am not suggesting we even try this. I was just throwing around how much it would take to get such a talent. Which might be a Ken Griffey Jr. Or an ARod.

Do we have enough? Some think Bundy is the number one prospect and Machado number three.

Obviously Dylan Bundy is a great prospect but straight up he cant swing Harper. Would Bundy, Machado swing harper? Would Bundy, Machado, Strop get you Harper?

What would get you him? Bundy, Machado and Britton?

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I think it would take Bundy,Markakis,Machado,Strop.

I think you would be laughed at. Harper is simply not a guy any team would trade. He is a guy that if he stays healthy will be all over the record books in 20 years.

Maybe if you add AJ and another ML pitcher. In other words you can't get it done.

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I think you're looking at an All-Star, solid regular, top prospect, and lesser prospect:

Jones

Markakis/Britton(?)

Bundy/Machado

Schoop

This is one of those rare times where I don't think a trade like this would benefit either team, to be honest though.

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Being the in-house die hard Nats fan:) I gotta say, why? He was tweeting in the off-season about his love of the Yankees. Sickening. Why would you want to have a kid like that? He is probably going to leave at free agency anyways. No thanks. I would rather have Adam Jones any day.

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I'm thinking Wieters, Bundy and Machado. Jones does make sense given his position.

The only way this could ever happen is if we drastically overpaid in players AND probably agreed to up their MASN fees by a substantial amount. In that regard, we're probably the only team in baseball that could potentially pull this off in some other universe.

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Come on, that would just be stupid. When was the last time two contending teams made a trade of a superstar for fill in the blank. I could only see it if it was superstar for superstar, but one team had an excess at a certain position. He might be great the next 20 years, but the Nationals will only have him for the next 6. No way he doesn't try to test the FA waters.

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I'm thinking Wieters, Bundy and Machado. Jones does make sense given his position.

The only way this could ever happen is if we drastically overpaid in players AND probably agreed to up their MASN fees by a substantial amount. In that regard, we're probably the only team in baseball that could potentially pull this off in some other universe.

Wouldn't it be awesome if Bundy came up, dominated like Strasburg, and we could pull of a trade of the value of Wieters, Bundy and Machado for Bundy. Not that any team would be dumb enough to trade that kind of talent for one guy.

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