“Why would anybody put so many resources into one guy instead of spreading it around? Baseball has become about depth of youth, depth of guys under club control, and depth of pitchers, not hitters. It's what helps you get to and win the postseason.”

Rumors of Bryce Harper warranting a 10-year deal for $400 Million have been sweeping across baseball with his free agency in the winter of 2019 slowly approaching, but Doug Gottlieb wonders in an era of younger teams with more of an emphasis on affordable homegrown players, coupled with the starvation of top shelf starting pitching and power bullpen arms, why a team would denote $40M of their annual payroll to a hitter.

You Shouldn't Buy the '$400 Million' Hype of Bryce Harper