ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported Tuesday, citing sources, that the Minnesota Twins and all-star shortstop Carlos Correa are finalizing a six-year, $200 million contract with the Twins. The news comes less than a month after Correa’s reported deal with the Giants fell through due to concerns about his physical, who were concerned about a past ankle injury of Correa’s. Correa and his agent Scott Boras then pivoted to the New York Mets, who also reportedly came across the same issues regarding the Correa’s health.
The 28-year-old infielder spent the first seven seasons of his career with the Houston Astros before signing a three-year, $105.3 million contract with Minnesota last offseason. He exercised an opt-out following his 2022 campaign, and Correa offseason saga began. Correa originally agreed to his reported 13-year, $350 million contract with the Giants after he turned down the Twins’ first offer of 10 years, $285 million. The Twins reportedly were concerned with Correa’s past injury as well after his Giants deal fell through.
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