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Re: Hot Stove: 2019-2020 Offseason
« Reply #725: December 02, 2019, 04:55:49 PM »
Nats agree on a one year deal with Strickland.

Rosenthal

Seems a bit surprising but we don't have a lot of options and that's cheap if he returns to form.


MLBTR says Strickland's deal isn't guaranteed, so that would mean he'd need to make the club out of ST to get paid.
if he's effective, then he's likely to make  > 40 appearances so should make more than the $1.9MM MLBTR projected.  The non-guaranteed aspect of this is interesting.  As I understand it, if you go to arb and win, the team can release you and only be on the hook for a 1/5 of the pay (or so) if they release you at some point in the spring.   This seems like a deal that takes the team offer and adds to it an opportunity to earn the higher number if the performance is good.