Jacob deGrom finally got paid, just two days before opening day.

The reigning National League Cy Young winner and the New York Mets agreed to a five-year, $137.5 million extension, a person with direct knowledge of the extension confirmed to USA TODAY Sports.

The person spoke only on the condition of anonymity because the deal is pending a physical.

SNY first reported the extension.

The deal begins in 2019 and includes an opt-out after the 2022 season -- the same year as Boston Red Sox's Chris Sales' opt-out.

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He will earn $7 million in 2019, including a $10 million signing bonus, followed by $23 million in 2020, $33.5 million in 2021-22, $30.5 million in 2023 with a club option in 2024.

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