Sources informed MLB.com of the move Saturday. Strasburg, 31, led the National League with 18 wins this season. He also posted a 3.32 ERA in 33 starts and led the National League with 209 innings pitched. The three-time All-Star was 2-0 with a 2.51 ERA and 14 strikeouts in 14.1 innings during the World Series.
Strasburg joined the Nationals as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2009 MLB Draft. He posted a 10-7 record with a career-high 3.74 ERA in 22 starts during his 2018 campaign. Strasburg owns a career 112-58 record with a 3.17 ERA in 239 appearances.
Strasburg had a $38.3 million salary in 2019 and was set to make $25 million in 2020. Team sources told MLB.com that the organization is confident the two sides will be able to work out a deal.