Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg’s retirement news conference no longer being held: Sources

Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg’s retirement news conference no longer being held: Sources

The retirement news conference for Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg that was slated for Saturday will no longer happen, according to multiple sources briefed on the matter. Here’s what you need to know:

The Nationals approached Strasburg about retiring earlier this summer. While no finances were implicitly discussed, Strasburg is on the injured list with nerve damage and his contract is fully guaranteed. The Nationals, sources say, want to change the original contract terms and work out a settlement.
Strasburg signed a seven-year, $245 million deal after the 2019 World…


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