Bryce Harper remained unsigned as spring training got underway this week http://www.giantsfanproshop.com/authentic-evan-longoria-jersey , but one team appears to be pulling ahead in the sweepstakes.CBS Sports' Jim Bowden reported Saturday he's hearing "there's a lot of momentum and traction" between Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies:CBS Sports HQ CBSSportsHQquot;I keep hearing theres a lot of momentum and traction here on [Bryce Harper] going and signing with the Philadelphia Phillies.He could be rounding third and heading home shortly.quot;-JimBowdenGM says Bryce Harper could be making his announcement very soon. WxIFU275ZrBowden notes he believes the prized free agent will receive at least a 10-year deal worth $300 million-plus.Both the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers have reportedly offered short-term deals.Bowdennoted last month that the Washington Nationals have offered Harper a contract worth "much more than the $300 million being reported by the media." Meanwhile, The Athletic'sKen Rosenthalreported in late January that the San Diego Padres also met withthe 2015 National League MVP.Harperhit .249/.393/.496 with 34 home runs, 34 doubles and 100 RBI last season last year. His 2018 campaign was highlighted by a Home Run Derby title in front of his hometown crowd:That helped propel him to a strong finish, as he hit .300 after the All-Star break.The Phillies have gotten a good look at Harper while playing against him in the NL East. The six-time All-Star has hit .268/.365/.564 with 14 home runs, five doubles http://www.giantsfanproshop.com/authentic-evan-longoria-jersey , three triples and 32 RBI in 50 career games at Citizens Bank Park.Philadelphia has been linked to Harper throughout the offseason, especially after owner John Middleton said his club would be aggressive."We're going into this expecting to spend money," Middleton toldUSA Today'sBob Nightengalein November. "And maybe even be a little bit stupid about it. We just prefer not to be completely stupid."So far this offseason, Philadelphia has acquired 2013 NL MVP Andrew McCutchen (three years, $50 million) Dave Dravecky Jersey , All-Star reliever David Robertson (two years, $23 million), two-time All-Star shortstop Jean Segura (trade) and All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto (trade). Atlanta Braves NewsSpring Training Preview: BullpenOur spring training preview continued on Tuesday with a closer look at a number of Atlanta’s bullpen options. The Braves may still be looking..."WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections Talking Chop User’s GuideTalking Chop PodcastAround the NL EastBaseball Analysis PrimerBraves News: Bullpen preview, Touki Toussaint and impact rookie and moreNew,82commentsESTShareTweetShareShareBraves News: Bullpen preview http://www.giantsfanproshop.com/authentic-evan-longoria-jersey , Touki Toussaint and impact rookie and moreAndy Marlin-USA TODAY SportsAtlanta Braves NewsSpring Training Preview: BullpenOur spring training preview continued on Tuesday with a closer look at a number of Atlanta’s bullpen options. The Braves may still be looking for an upgrade to add to the pen, but they have a number of internal guys and this will be one area to keep an eye on throughout the spring. Touki Toussaint among MLB Pipeline’s 20 impact rookies for 2019Touki Toussaint lands at No. 3 on the National League side of MLB Pipeline’s 20 impact rookies for the 2019 season. Victor Robles and Peter Alonso came in at 1 and 2 on the list. Here is what Pipeline’s Jonathan Mayo had to say about Toussaint. MLB NewsBryce Harper Not Considering Short-Term DealsJon Heyman reports that Bryce Harper has no intention of signing a short-term deal with any club. As the offseason has wore on, it has been suggested that Harper might be interested in accepting a short term deal. However, that now doesn’t appear to be the case. The Giants are one team in particular that have shown interest in Harper but not on a long deal. Jacob deGrom Puts Opening Day Deadline On Contract TalksJacob deGrom has reportedly informed the Mets that he has no plans to negotiate a contract extension with the team during the season. That gives deGrom and the Mets roughly six weeks to hammer out an extension. Angels’ hope: Ohtani returns as DH in MayNew Angels manager Brad Ausmus met with the media on Tuesday and told reporters that Shohei Ohtani has been taking dry swings and the hope is that he will be ready to return to the team’s lineup sometime in May. Marlins To Sign Sergio RomoVeteran reliever Sergio Romo has a one-year deal with with the Miami Marlins. Romo will earn a base salary of $2.5 million with additional incentives possible.