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David Haugh: Bryce Harper as a Cub is a $300 million fantasy the team cannot afford

Once upon a time, two Little Leaguers from Las Vegas grew up to be baseball superstars, home run hitters who shared a hometown and occasionally dropped hints about playing for the same team.

The fantasy of Bryce Harper hitting in front of Kris Bryant captures a Cubs fan's imagination. The reality is the team can find more fiscally responsible ways to invest $300 million, especially with a roster full of young core players who will require long-term contracts.

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