Report: Strasburg signs extension with Nationals

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The Washington Nationals signed right-hander Stephen Strasburg to a one-year, $3.975 million contract for 2014, reported Friday night.

The deal includes incentives and allows the Nationals to avoid arbitration with the 25-year-old right-hander.

Strasburg made $3.9 million in 2013 when he finished with a 8-9 record and a 3.00 ERA with 56 walks and 191 strikeouts in 183 innings.

In parts of four seasons with the Nationals, Strasburg has a 29-19 record with a 2.96 ERA and 504 strikeouts. He ended the 2012 season with a 15-6 record.
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