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Nelly tried his legendary rap to convince free-agent slugger Bryce Harper to sign with the St. Louis Cardinals, the Post-Dispatch reported.
The rapper, from St. Louis, held a concert in Las Vegas that was attended by the Washington Nationals star and his wife.
“Cardinal fans, yo, I'm here with the hottest free agent to be, my man Bryce Harper,” Nelly said. “Listen, Bill, Mr. DeWitt (president of the Cardinals), call me! I got this! I'm doing all the negotiations! He just needed a little convincing, man!”
Then Harper chimed in: “They don't know!”
Nelly responded by saying: “He know!”
Harper and the Nationals agreed on a $21.65 million deal in 2018, MLB.com reported. Harper reportedly rejected a 10-year deal worth $300 million, according to Bleacher Report. Teams mentioned as having interest in Harper include deep-pocket franchises such as the Cubs, Dodgers, Yankees, Angels and Phillies, MLB.com reported.