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STRAS EXTENDED!!! (7 years, $175 million)
« Topic Start: May 09, 2016, 08:12:13 PM »
Significant, long term!

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« Reply #1: May 09, 2016, 08:12:45 PM »
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Chelsea Janes @chelsea_janes
Stephen Strasburg has signed a "significant long-term extension" with the Nationals, according to a person familiar with the situation.

official announcement tomorrow.

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« Reply #2: May 09, 2016, 08:14:03 PM »
Boom!!!!

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« Reply #3: May 09, 2016, 08:14:19 PM »
Wow. Wasn't expecting that at all.

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« Reply #4: May 09, 2016, 08:15:22 PM »
Uh oh, now his production is gonna take a nosedive ;)

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« Reply #5: May 09, 2016, 08:15:49 PM »
No money left now for Harper.  >:(

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« Reply #6: May 09, 2016, 08:17:22 PM »
Jon Heyman ‏@JonHeyman  · 2m2 minutes ago  
strasburg deal is for seven years #nats


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« Reply #7: May 09, 2016, 08:17:35 PM »
This has some ramifications on Harper signing for sure.  All things considered though, I think it is a net improvement on the odds he signs.

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« Reply #8: May 09, 2016, 08:18:46 PM »
This has some ramifications on Harper signing for sure.  All things considered though, I think it is a net improvement on the odds he signs.
Why do you think so?

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Re: STRAS EXTENDED!!!
« Reply #9: May 09, 2016, 08:19:57 PM »
7/175 per MLB

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Re: STRAS EXTENDED!!!
« Reply #10: May 09, 2016, 08:20:24 PM »
Don't be ridiculous - this move helps convince Harper that management is serious about keeping a winning team

No money left now for Harper.  >:(

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« Reply #11: May 09, 2016, 08:21:43 PM »
Jon Heyman ‏@JonHeyman  · 4m4 minutes ago  
strasburg deal expected to include deferrals #nats

Jon Heyman ‏@JonHeyman  · 5m5 minutes ago  
strasburg deal expected to include opts out




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Re: STRAS EXTENDED!!!
« Reply #12: May 09, 2016, 08:21:56 PM »
Window just got extended, 7 for 175 seems like Stras told boras to get freaked and signed what he thought was fair

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« Reply #13: May 09, 2016, 08:24:15 PM »
Very happy with this news! MLB Trade Rumors came out with something about it as well.

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« Reply #14: May 09, 2016, 08:24:17 PM »
That is an incredibly good deal for the pitcher who was going to set this market this offseason. Well done, Rizzo. Wow.

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« Reply #15: May 09, 2016, 08:25:03 PM »
LOL

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« Reply #16: May 09, 2016, 08:25:54 PM »
Nice. Now get Braun or Reddick.

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« Reply #17: May 09, 2016, 08:26:17 PM »
Jim Bowden tweets, FP just read it on the air.

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« Reply #18: May 09, 2016, 08:27:46 PM »
Wow... I love Strasburg and glad to have him but I hope this doesn't prevent us from locking up Harper long term.  Werth noting that a very big contract will be coming off the books when Harper hits free agency.

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« Reply #19: May 09, 2016, 08:28:58 PM »
Why do you think so?
1.  It means that boras won't always go to fa.

2.  If they are willing to pay for stras they are probably willing to pay for Harper.

3.  Harper is more likely to sign with a guy like stras locked up.

4.  Harper pays for himself with the revenue he brings in.  Overall payroll is not an issue. 

5. Strasburg may have got some inside info that Bryce is planning on staying.  With boras representing both, there may have been a conversations regarding both players.

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« Reply #21: May 09, 2016, 08:29:59 PM »
Of course he has started sucking already

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« Reply #22: May 09, 2016, 08:30:25 PM »
1.  It means that boras won't always go to fa.

2.  If they are willing to pay for stras they are probably willing to pay for Harper.

3.  Harper is more likely to sign with a guy like stras locked up.

4.  Harper pays for himself with the revenue he brings in.  Overall payroll is not an issue. 

5. Strasburg may have got some inside info that Bryce is planning on staying.  With boras representing both, there may have been a conversations regarding both players.

That's mostly speculation.  But I like it.

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« Reply #24: May 09, 2016, 08:31:25 PM »
So 2017 will be Strasburg Scherzer Gio Gio Ross