Marcus Stroman is returning home to New York, again — at least that’s what the reports are saying.

According to the Associated Press and other outlets, Long Island’s Marcus Stroman and the New York Yankees agreed Thursday on a $37 million, two-year contract.

A source told AP on the condition of anonymity because the deal was subject to a successful physical. The agreement includes an option for 2026 that could become guaranteed.

Stroman posted an Instagram story with a photo of himself in a Yankees uniform.

The right-hander grew up in Medford, about 55 miles from Yankee Stadium, and played five seasons for the Raiders at Patchogue-Medford High School. He spent 2019 and 2021 across town with the New York Mets — he opted out of the pandemic-shortened 2020 season.

Stroman joins a Yankees rotation headed by AL Cy Young Award winner Gerrit Cole that likely will include Clarke Schmidt. Carlos Rodón and Nestor Cortes are coming off injury-plagued seasons.

The 32-year-old Stroman opted out of the final year of his contract with the Chicago Cubs, passing on a $21 million salary for 2024 to test the open market. He went 16-16 with a 3.73 ERA while earning $50 million over his two seasons with Chicago.

Stroman missed six weeks last season because of inflammation in his right hip and then a rib cartilage fracture. He finished with a 3.95 ERA which was his highest since 2018, but he’s generally been reliable throughout his career. Last season marked his second All-Star selection.

Stroman is 77-76 with a 3.65 ERA since making his big league debut with Toronto in 2014. He sat out the 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but his 2021 campaign was one of his best as he posted a 3.02 ERA in 33 starts for the Mets. The Cubs then signed him to what could have been a three-year deal, but he declined his player option for 2024.

Reporting with The Associated Press reporter Ronald Blum

Stroman vs Matz on LI

Here’s a fun video to remember the time Stroman and fellow Long Islander Steven Matz dueled in high school.

Top: Marcus Stroman winds up during a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Monday, July 31, 2023, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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