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The Cubs have money to sign Bryce Harper, but ownership doesn't want to spend it

Jan 16, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Somebody at The Weather Channel has impeccable timing and, quite possibly, a mean streak. The network names winter storms, and it has dubbed the one currently moving across a large part of the country Harper.

On Tuesday, Cubs manager Joe Maddon said that primo free agent Bryce Harper would not be signing with his team, dashing any hopes fans had of a New Year's revelation at the annual Cubs Convention, which starts Friday.

Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.

The Cubs had been tamping down pu...