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November 30, 1998 > The Arizona Diamondbacks sign free agent pitcher Randy Johnson to a four-year contract. Already one of the most intimidating pitchers on the planet, Johnson will take his game to a new level by winning the next four National League Cy Young Awards. Over that span, "The Big Unit" will average 20 wins, a 2.48 ERA and 354 strikeouts a season.