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"The enormity of the situation has that set in yet for Bryce Harper being the Philadelphia savior, although Reese Hoskins is there. They have a really good team. They probably have the best off season in baseball before they acquired Bryce Harper. Has has it really sunk into him yet? What this means not only for the next five six seven years of his career, but the Philadelphia legend that can grow from this. Yeah. I mean, I after that very question the day, he had his first workout which was last Sunday. I said how long do you think you'll take for this to sink in? He goes, probably November. I have a feeling once he gets up in Philadelphia for regular season. It looked may open at home on March twenty eighth and he is already fan favorite. And like you said almost as a savior. Now, he did say press conference. Look we may not win every year. We may lose some years. So he certainly is is putting it. So that fans understand it's it's not going to be a perfect storm. But you're right about the Phillies already having a great off season before the Harper deal. I mean, they added Andrew mccutchen, gene, Sikora, David Robertson. They added JT realm Muto behind the plate. I mean, they already made some really really good moves. And what they were kind of missing is a big left handed bat in the lineup because they are so right handed heavy other than. Dougal Harare in center field. They are all he's. So you throw a lefty power bat right in the middle of that. It's hard to see that the Phillies are not going to be favorites in the National League with the ushering in of the three hundred billion dollar ball player with Giancarlo Stanton. And of course, Manny Machado earlier this off season. And now Bryce Harper with the Philadelphia Phillies is they're going to be a different value system. Going forward on what that athletes should represent on. And off the field in terms of promotion of the sport. Or is it just a three hundred million dollar ball player just has to be a ball player? It's gonna be interesting because for the most part of his six years. I don't know that Manny Machado was that interested in doing the off the field promotion now he is certainly being viewed as the a huge piece the biggest piece in Padres franchise history. So there's gonna be a lot asked of him. So far, he's been great. As what I understand, you know, it's only two two or three weeks into this deal. Harper is going to be asked to do a lot of things as well. And you know, at the top end, I think that that's part of what comes when you sign that kind of contract if you don't want that responsibility than simply don't find that deal. But when you do there is a certain responsibility that comes with it. You oughta medically become the face of the franchise whether you want to be or not so that's going to play out over time. But I know that the the business side of these franchises are certainly counting on that. Being the case. Well, Pedro spring is upon us. It just feels warmer here in your voice. And here you talk baseball. Thank you so much for jumping all over this GTO. We appreciate your time. My absolute favorite honor. And it's eighty four degrees here in Clearwater. You're talking about eighty four cog. Oh, right now, it's thirty three. He's got six. Work. Pedro Gomez ESPN insider with this right here on GT L. You can jump into the conversation via Twitter. Tweet us at the one eight hundred flowers dot com Twitter feed at ESPN radio guys. Three hundred thirty million dollars your first at bat is a walk. They're already putting shifts on you out there in the outfield. This is going to be an interesting dynamic taking place going forward with one of the brighter stars in all of sports. We'll just see how baseball continues to try to stifle it. But rob Manfred thoughts and feelings about a player tampering with another might try to obviously talk that down as Pedro said. The reason why the NBA is is that a a boom period right now is not just happening on the court. But the compensation being driven soap opera. Yeah. Yeah. I don't think it can hurt baseball. But obviously baseball has some rule hope though, Jason if you think about it can only help. Eight seven to nine three seven seven six eight eight say ESPN is the phone number. All right, guys and gals. It is time for our yellowcard segment coming up after a quick time out. You know, what a yellow card is when someone has run afoul. And it's time for them to be reprimanded. And all of a sudden referee throws out that yellowcard, and they have been chastised in front of the world or whoever's watching on a soccer field that day Taylor. Twelve minutes received many of them in his life. He artists. 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