Nationals nixed Bryce Harper trade before deadline: report

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New York Post—Bryce Harper was nearly an Astro. Instead the deal, which would have dramatically aided Houston’s quest for back-to-back World Series titles, as nixed by Nationals ownership before the non-waiver trade deadline, The Athletic reported Saturday. The team had agreed on the framework of deal that would have shipped Harper to the Astros for three minor...

Report: Nationals Ownership Rejected Bryce Harper Trade to Astros. The Astros reportedly had a trade in place for Harper at the non-waiver deadline in July that Nationals' owernship refused to approve.