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Stephen Strasburg Newsbeat

Monday, May 09, 2016

ESPN: Sources: Stephen Strasburg, Nats agree to 7-year, $175M extension

Strasburg will receive a rolling opt-out clause after the third or fourth year of the contract and could receive $7 million in performance bonuses, sources said. He also will receive an additional $1 million bonus each season he reaches 180 innings pitched, according to sources. [...] The new deal’s total dollars match the 2013-19 contract of the Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez for the sixth-highest among big league pitchers.

David Price’s deal with the Boston Red Sox that started this season is worth a record $217 million over seven years. Another of the few deals for a pitcher that tops Strasburg’s is the one his Nationals teammate Max Scherzer received as a free agent before last season, paying $210 million, although half of that is deferred money.

bobm Posted: May 09, 2016 at 10:47 PM | 51 comment(s)
  Beats: scott boras, stephen strasburg

Friday, February 05, 2016

Stephen Strasburg: This Could Be the Year | FanGraphs Baseball

Tony Blengino’s take.

Jim Furtado Posted: February 05, 2016 at 10:58 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: nationals, sabermetrics, stephen strasburg

 

 

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