Long Island native Marcus Stroman and the New York Yankees finalized a $37 million, two-year contract on Wednesday.

Stroman gets a $1 million signing bonus and yearly salaries of $18 million. He has an $18 million conditional player option for 2026 that could be exercised if he pitching 140 or more innings in 2025, a provision that could make the deal worth $55 million over three seasons.

The 32-year-old grew up in Medford, about 55 miles (88 miles) from Yankee Stadium, where he played for Patchogue-Medford High School. Stroman 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-shortened seasons.

Stroman opted out of the final year of his contract with the Chicago Cubs, giving up a $21 million salary for 2024 to test the 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 that 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.

New York designated Oscar Gonzalez for assignment to open a roster spot.

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The newly signed Yankees pitcher isn’t the only Stroman that can toss heat. Marcus’ younger brother Jayden is one of the top prospects in the nation. Read about him below.

Top: Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Marcus Stroman delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sept. 28, 2023, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

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