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strasburg deal is $175M, 7 years. #nats
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) May 10, 2016
The news of Strasburg’s long-term contract broke via Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post during his outing against the Detroit Tigers. Jon Heyman first reported the deal was worth 7 years, $175 million. The deal is the largest ever for a pitcher who has received Tommy John Surgery.
Stephen Strasburg has signed a "significant long-term extension" with the Nationals, according to a person familiar with the situation.
— Chelsea Janes (@chelsea_janes) May 10, 2016