Report: Correa, Twins finalizing six-year, $200M contract initially appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
The Minnesota Twins ended up as winners of the seemingly unending Carlos Correa sweepstakes.
The All-Star shortstop has handed his bodily with the Twins and agreed to a six-year, $200 million contract, the staff formally introduced Wednesday after it was first reported by ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
Earlier than re-introducing Correa throughout a press convention Wednesday, the Twins celebrated the newest improvement on Twitter.
Passan first broke the information of Correa’s newest deal Tuesday, signaling the tip to one of many wildest offseason sagas MLB has seen lately.
The information comes lower than a month after Correa’s reported take care of the Giants fell by way of due to issues about his bodily. NBC Sports activities Bay Space’s Alex Pavlovic reported on Dec. 21 that San Francisco was concerned about a past ankle injury of Correa’s.
Following the disarray, Correa and his agent Scott Boras rapidly pivoted to the New York Mets, who additionally reportedly got here across the same speed bump concerning the celebrity’s well being.
The Athletic’s Dan Hayes and Ken Rosenthal reported Monday night time, citing staff sources, that the Twins were back in contention to re-sign Correa for the 2023 MLB season following these hang-ups with each the Giants and Mets.
The 28-year-old infielder spent the primary seven seasons of his profession with the Houston Astros earlier than signing a three-year, $105.3 million contract with Minnesota final offseason. He exercised an opt-out following his 2022 marketing campaign, and the Correa offseason saga formally started.
When Correa initially agreed to his reported 13-year, $350 million contract with the Giants, The New York Publish’s Jon Heyman reported Correa turned down the Twins’ first supply of 10 years, $285 million. The Twins reportedly were concerned with Correa’s previous harm as effectively after his Giants deal fell by way of, although it would not appear to have stopped them from in the end making one other run at him.
Now, Minnesota got here out on prime in spite of everything with a shorter, less-expensive contract for a participant whose previous harm held up not one however two franchise-altering offers.