Nationals sign Patrick Corbin, top free agent pitcher

December 4, 2018 GMT

The Washington Nationals signed left-handed starting pitcher Patrick Corbin to a six-year contract, according to multiple reports.

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported that the deal guarantees Corbin $126 million.

Source: Corbin six-year deal with #Nationals is above Yu Darvishs $126M guarantee with #Cubs. Pending physical. Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 4, 2018

The Nationals added a southpaw their two top righty starters, Max Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg.

Corbin played his whole MLB career for the Arizona Diamondbacks before hitting free agency. Last year, Corbin went 11-7 with a 3.15 ERA, a 1.05 WHIP and 246 strikeouts.