Immediate Winners and Losers of Stephen Strasburg's Record $245 Million Contract

December 09, 2019 - 3:54 pm

Stephen Strasburg was the first big name to strike a deal at the MLB Winter Meetings and it did not disappoint.

The 31-year-old reigning World Series MVP is returning to the Washington Nationals on a reported seven-year, $245 million contract. It is the largest pitching contract ever, surpassing David Price's $217 million contract he received from the Red Sox and greater than Zack Greinke's annual $34.4 million salary.

Here are a look at some of the immediate winners and losers of the deal: