Report: Carlos Correa Makes His Free Agency Decision
Correa In October, he opted out from his contract with the TwinsThe shortstop earned $35.1 million in a single year with Minnesota. He was one of the most prominent names in MLB’s 2022 free agency poolAfter a season in which he slashed.291/.366/.467. After the Astros refused to offer him a long-term contract, the shortstop signed with the Twins. After missing the postseason in ’22 for only the second time in his professional career, he will now be with San Francisco and look to help his team once again make a splash in playoffs.
After failing to sign Aaron Judge, the Giants have signed Correa. The Giants have also reached agreements with Ross Stripling, Mitch Haniger, and Sean Manaea as free agents. They also retained Joc Pederson as outfielder.
Correa, 28, made his major league debut with Houston in June 2015. He played seven seasons there. The Astros’ two-time All-Star won 2017 the World Series and was a key part of the team’s American League dominance. His impact on rosters was not overlooked by others, or by him as he compared himself to a Dior product in an iconic metaphor.
Correa: “When I go shopping, and I go into the Dior store, and I want something, it’s there,” via Fox 9 SportsSeptember. “I ask how much it will cost, and then I buy it. If you really want something, then you can just go buy it. They can come to me if they want my product.
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