NEW YORK (AP) — The $330 million may not be all the Philadelphia Phillies pay Bryce Harper. To entice him, the team agreed to bonus provisions in the 13-year contract.
According to contract details obtained by The Associated Press, Harper would earn an extra $50,000 each time he is an All-Star, wins a Gold Glove or a Silver Slugger or is selected League Championship Series MVP. A World Series MVP trophy would be worth an additional $100,000.
He would get $500,000 if he is league MVP, $50,000 for finishing second in the voting and $25,000 for third.
Harper has been an All-Star in six of seven big league seasons and was a unanimous pick for the NL MVP award in 2015, the same year he earned his only Silver Slugger.
In addition, he gets a hotel suite on road trips and the right to purchase a suite for games at Citizens Bank Park.
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