Obviously in following the wild MLB news cycle as you do this time of year, you heard about Stephen Strasburg’s mega 7-year, $245 million dollar contract signed with the Washington Nationals on Monday.
Later on, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman held court with the media. While he spoke about the closer’s role and pressing needs this offseason, he also shared thoughts on the Strasburg deal in itself.
Therefore, Bill Plunkett of the OC Register has the skinny on it for all of us.
#Dodgers Andrew Friedman liked the Stephen Strasburg contract news for at least one reason: “I always think it’s great when there’s a homegrown player that’s potentially signed up to finish his career in the same place. There’s something nostalgic about that for me.”
— Bill Plunkett (@billplunkettocr) December 10, 2019
In short, Friedman gets nostalgic when he sees a homegrown player potentially sign a deal that puts him in one place his entire career. Here is what he said about Strasburg’s contract.
“I always think it’s great when a homegrown player that has potentially signed up to finish his career in the same place. There is something…