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Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg, center, departs with his daughters after a baseball media availability at Nationals Park, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Strasburg returns, hopes to play whole career with Nationals

Dec. 18, 2019 7:48 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Naturally, Stephen Strasburg thought of himself pitching for a team other than the Nationals. After winning and being MVP of the World Series, Strasburg opted out of his contract and hit the open market. The possibility was real that he'd played his last game in a Washington uniform....

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2019, file photo, Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the first inning in Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series, in Los Angeles. World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg is staying with the Washington Nationals. The right-hander has agreed to a record $245 million, seven-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. The person spoke on condition of anonymity at baseball's annual winter meetings because the agreement had not been announced. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Strasburg, Nationals reach record $245M, 7-year deal

Dec. 10, 2019 3:25 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Stephen Strasburg returned to the Washington Nationals with a record contract on the first day of the winter meetings, a deal that puts fellow free agent pitcher Gerrit Cole in position for an even larger payday. Washington and the World Series MVP agreed to a $245 million, seven-year...