Nationals give Stephen Strasburg seven-year extension worth $175 million, reports say

null null Baseball Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg was a big winner Monday night, and it didn't even matter what happened on the field at Nationals Park.The Nationals have agreed to a seven-year, $175 million contract extension with the right-hander, according to multiple reports. The Washington Post's Chelsea Janes was the first to report the extension while  Network's Jon Heyman was first with the terms, which include an opt-out clause and deferred money. MORE: Top 10 highest-paid players The deal is expected to be announced Tuesday morning. Strasburg, 27, has spent his entire seven-ye

ar career with the Nationals, but could have become a free agent after this season. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2009 Draft owns a 59-37 record with a 3.06 ERA in 138 career starts. He entered his start Monday night against the Tigers with a 5-0 record and 2.36 ERA this season.The Nationals trailed 4-1 after five innings as the Tigers homered twice off Strasburg, who had six strikeouts and two walks through five innings.