A crew of workers repairing a water main break in South Jersey created a bold message to Philadelphia Phillies management to sign outfielder Bryce Harper.

The words 'Sign Harper!' were spray-painted in the grass near Route 70 in Cherry Hill Thursday night.

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Hopefully the sentiment got passed along to the Phillies. We hear team owner John Middleton flew to Las Vegas over the weekend to try to sway free-agent Harper in Philadelphia's direction in person.

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The workers weren't distracted for too long. The water main break, which closed two lanes of traffic between Cornell and Sayer Ave., was repaired by Friday, according to 6abc.com.

SOURCES: 6abc