Ken Rosenthal posted on The Athletic today that Josh Harrison has indicated that he would like to be traded if the Pittsburgh Pirates don't plan on seriously contending during the 2018 or 2019 seasons. Harrison has a $10 M salary for 2018, plus club options for the next two seasons totaling $22 M.
The actual part of Harrison's quote, which can be read in the article linked above, sounds like he understands the business part of the game and it's by no means a demand to be traded. He was asked about his place with the team in response to the trades of Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen.
"If indeed the team does not expect to contend this year or next, perhaps it would be better for all involved, that I also am traded. I want what is best for the organization that gave me a chance to be a...
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