Nola's new deal with the Phillies includes a club option for a fifth season.

By Emily Caron
February 13, 2019

The Philadelphia Phillies and right-handed pitcher Aaron Nola have reportedly agreed to a four-year, $45 million deal that includes a club option for a fifth season, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan.

Nola's $45 million are guaranteed over four seasons with a $16 million option for the fifth year, Passan added. In addition to his $4 million salary for next season, Nola's contract also includes a $2 million signing bonus.

The 25-year-old starting pitcher has spent four seasons with Philadelphia already and won a career-high 17 games last season. Nola posted a 2.37 ERA with 224 strikeouts through 212.1 innings pitched en route to his first All-Star nod in 2018, bringing him to a 3.35 career ERA.

Nola came in third in voting for the 2018 National League Cy Young Award.

The Phillies selected the Louisiana State product in the first round of the 2014 MLB draft. Nola made his major league debut for Philadelphia on July 21, 2015.

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