Nationals avoid arbitration with Strasburg, Storen

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Washington, DC ( - The Washington Nationals agreed to terms on one-year contracts with right-handers Stephen Strasburg and Drew Storen on Friday, avoiding arbitration.

Strasburg will reportedly earn $7.4 million in 2015 after going 14-11 with 3.14 ERA in 34 starts last season. His 242 strikeouts tied with Johnny Cueto for most in the NL.

The 26-year-old Strasburg is 43-30 with a 3.02 ERA in 109 career starts with the Nationals.

Storen, who is set to be Washington's closer in 2015, allowed just seven earned runs all year. He went 2-1 with 11 saves and a 1.12 ERA.

The 27-year-old Storen, who will reportedly make $5.7 million in 2015, is 19-11 with 66 saves and a 2.94 ERA in 297 career games with the Nationals.