Detail On Gio Gonzalez’s Option Years

The second option on Gio Gonzalez's new contract with the Nationals is a vesting one, MLBTR has learned.  If the Nationals exercise their $12MM club option for 2017, an option for '18 at the same salary will vest if Gonzalez pitches 180 innings in '17.

Yesterday, Mark Zuckerman of and Nats Insider tweeted the year-by-year salary breakdown of Gonzalez's five-year, $42MM deal.  The contract is the largest ever for a starting pitcher with less than three years of service time.

8 Responses to Detail On Gio Gonzalez’s Option Years Leave a Reply

  1. Thurman8er 4 years ago

    More importantly…Mark Zuckerman got a new job???

    • DMVbornDMVliving 4 years ago

      Zuckerman has been here since Day 1 of Nats baseball in DC.

      • Thurman8er 4 years ago

        Ahhhh…I must have been thinking of Mark ZuckerBERG!

  2. so 66 over 7 years if it all goes according to plan ?  

  3. LUWahooNatFan 4 years ago

    I really like the option years Rizzo got at the end of the contract.. Smart move

  4. NYBravosFan10 4 years ago

    given the nationals usual luck I am gonna predict him crashing

    • DMVbornDMVliving 4 years ago

      What luck is that?  Landing the #1 pick in the two years with the best pitching and hitting prospects in a generation?

  5. Oh my gosh

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