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Sources: Bumgarner, D-backs nearing to five-year, $85 million deal

EL2_bMNU4AAqIUS.jpg largeMadison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a five-year, $85 million deal with $15 million deferred, sources told The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal on Sunday.

In 2019, Bumgarner completed his 11th season with the San Francisco Giants, going 9-9 with a 3.90 ERA in 34 games/starts. He matched the most starts of his career (also 34 in 2016) and logged 207.2 innings, the second-most in the NL behind Washington’s Stephen Strasburg (209.0).

This past season, the Diamondbacks’ pitching staff posted a 4.25 ERA, which was seventh-best in the National League. They finished the season at 85-77, second in the National League West division.

For his career, Bumgarner has posted a 119-92 record with a 3.13 ERA in 289 games (286 starts), and has won three World Series (2010, 2012, 2014). He was named NLCS and World Series MVP in 2014, and is a three-time NL All-Star (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016).

Bumgarner was selected by the Giants with the tenth-overall pick in the 2007 MLB Draft.

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