When will Machado and Harper sign?

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Pitchers and catchers report this week, but the top two free agents are still unsigned. The rumour mill has picked up again over the last couple of days (Giants interested in Harper, Yankees getting back into the bidding for Machado), which gives me the feeling that something is about to happen, but who knows these days.

I'm asking about the date in which both have signed, e.g. if Harper signs tomorrow and Machado on March 1st, then answer March 1st.

Poll Results

OptionVotes
February 24-March 1 4
February 19-23 (the 23rd is the first day with a full slate of spring training games) 3
March 15-28 (Opening Day is the 28th) 2
After March 28 2
February 12-15 1
February 16-18 (the 18th is the first day of full workouts for most MLB teams) 1
February 11 (tomorrow) 0
March 1-15 0


NoTimeBeforeTime, Sunday, 10 February 2019 19:44 (one week ago) Permalink

There are some overlapping days on those last three options. Oh well, do your best to choose anyway.

NoTimeBeforeTime, Sunday, 10 February 2019 19:46 (one week ago) Permalink

i figure once spring training is set to start one, or both will take the best deal on the table (Harper to Giants) (Machado, i dunno, fuck him).

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Sunday, 10 February 2019 21:07 (one week ago) Permalink

Rosenthal in The Athletic says neither wants to sign first and "set the market."

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Monday, 11 February 2019 15:35 (one week ago) Permalink

Just voted February 24-March 1.

Can't believe the Giants are in the running for Harper.

Bee OK, Wednesday, 13 February 2019 02:20 (six days ago) Permalink

apparently not? he said he doesn't want a short term deal, which is what i think they were going for.

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Wednesday, 13 February 2019 02:33 (six days ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Thursday, 14 February 2019 00:01 (five days ago) Permalink

voted February 11 (tomorrow)

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Thursday, 14 February 2019 01:23 (five days ago) Permalink

i'm gonna be pessimistic and predict that at least one of them will sign after the season starts

Karl Malone, Thursday, 14 February 2019 01:48 (five days ago) Permalink

i wish they'd just do it already i've been seeing articles linking them to teams for it feels like months & months now

Mordy, Thursday, 14 February 2019 02:35 (five days ago) Permalink

you'd like the phillies to just sign them already?

mookieproof, Thursday, 14 February 2019 02:53 (five days ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Friday, 15 February 2019 00:01 (four days ago) Permalink


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