Carlos Correa RUMORS & NEWS

  • Gabe Kapler’s optimistic 2023 outlook despite missing on Aaron Judge, Carlos Correa

    Clutch Points "Some dreams just weren’t meant to be. The San Francisco Giants swung for the fences when they tried to sign outfielder Aaron Judge and shortstop Carlos Correa in free agency. But, for one reason or another, they just couldn’t land on the two..." March 07

  • Twins SS Carlos Correa to skip WBC with wife expecting

    Sportsnaut "The Minnesota Twins and Carlos Correa made a joint decision that the star shortstop will sit out next month’s World Baseball Classic with Correa’s wife expecting. Daniella Correa Rodriguez is reportedly due to give birth during the tournament, which is set to be played..." February 06

  • Kodai Senga also had iffy physical before Mets’ Carlos Correa saga

    New York Post "New Mets pitcher Kodai Senga throws 100 mph and has a forkball so good it’s called a “ghost” pitch, he has a career 2.59 ERA and five rings in Japan before age 30. Yet, with a $75 million deal, he got slightly more than mid-rotation starter Taijuan Walker. The reason..." February 03

  • The Mets' offseason philosophy: No Carlos Correa, no problem

    ESPN "What Carlos Correa would have added to the Mets, an NL East evaluator said the other day as he mused over what Might Have Been, was a great competitive arrogance. Correa is an extremely self-assured performer with 79 postseason games of experience, operating with an apparent..." January 23

  • Inside Carlos Correa’s 3 weeks in free-agency limbo before signing with the Twins

    The Athletic "Something about the tone of Scott Boras’ voice concerned Carlos Correa. The free-agent shortstop had just arrived back at his San Francisco hotel after house hunting with his pregnant wife, Daniella, on Dec. 20 when Boras summoned him to his hotel room. Correa suspected..." January 19

  • With Carlos Correa in tow, Twins look to further upgrade roster via potential trades

    The Athletic "Carlos Correa’s shocking return has prompted the Twins to try to improve their roster, including further exploration of trading American League batting champion Luis Arraez to acquire starting pitching help, multiple team sources say. Though no deal..." January 19

  • Carlos Correa's agent Scott Boras puzzled by New York's decision: 'I don't understand the Mets'

    USA Today "The American Airlines flight landed at 9:41 Wednesday night and Scott Boras walked off the plane at the Santa Ana (Calif.) Airport, still weary after spending the day in Minneapolis, with the Carlos Correa saga coming to a merciful conclusion at Target..." January 15

  • Twins' Carlos Correa Says Mets, Giants Used Same Specialist to Evaluate Ankle

    Bleacher Report "After a long-running offseason saga that saw him agree to contracts with three different teams, Minnesota Twins shortstop Carlos Correa gave some insight into what led to him failing physicals with both the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets. Speaking to Ken Rosenthal of..." January 14

  • Carlos Correa confirms ‘difference of opinions’ around ankle in free-agency process

    The Athletic "Carlos Correa confirmed doctors had “difference of opinions” regarding his surgically repaired right ankle and called his free-agency process an “emotional rollercoaster” in a news conference after his new deal with the Twins was announced Wednesday...." January 11

  • Carlos Correa passes Twins physical after Mets contract drama

    New York Post "Carlos Correa’s dramatic offseason is officially coming to a close. The All-Star shortstop has passed his physical with the Twins, The Post’s Jon Heyman reports, and the team is set to announce the re-signing of the 28-year-old on Wednesday. It comes a day after the two..." January 11

  • The culprit in Carlos Correa’s deflated free-agent contract? His ankle more than his agent

    The Athletic "We will look at Carlos Correa differently now. We will wonder if he is a major injury waiting to happen. We will picture an imaginary scarlet “A” on his surgically repaired right ankle for the rest of his career. The question, in the wake of Correa’s six-year, $200..." January 11

  • Carlos Correa deal: Five lingering questions about Twins, Mets, Steve Cohen, more after Minnesota reunion

    CBS Sports "Is the Carlos Correa free agency saga finally at an end? After seeing tentative deals with the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets fall apart because of concerns about the ankle that Correa injured and had surgically repaired years ago as a minor leaguer, Correa..." January 11

  • How Mets Can Flex Extra $315M to Shake Up MLB After Carlos Correa Saga

    Bleacher Report "If the New York Mets have any Carlos Correa bragging rights following his reported deal to return to the Minnesota Twins, it's only that he was a Met for longer than he was a San Francisco Giant. That unfortunately doesn't do the Mets much good, of course, and the..." January 10

  • Carlos Correa Lost $150 Million in a Month

    The Big Lead "Carlos Correa's free agency saga appears to have finally wound to a conclusion. The 28-year-old All-Star agreed to a deal to return to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday after previous agreements with the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets fell apart following physical..." January 10

  • Twins, Carlos Correa agree to 6-year, $200M deal

    The Score "The Minnesota Twins and star shortstop Carlos Correa agreed to a six-year, $200-million contract with a vesting option that could make the pact worth $270 million, sources told Jeff Passan of ESPN. The deal is pending a physical. Correa already..." January 10

  • Talks Between Twins, Carlos Correa “Have Begun To Accelerate”

    The Athletic "The possibility of a stunning reunion between Carlos Correa and the Twins is increasing, team sources said Monday night. With the status of the mega-deal he agreed to with the New York Mets last month unresolved, the Twins suddenly are back in the mix for..." January 10

  • Mets owner expects Carlos Correa ‘resolution soon’: Evaluating 3 likely scenarios

    Sportsnaut "New York Mets owner Steven Cohen expects a resolution to ongoing negotiations with Carlos Correa to be resolved soon. While all of the top players in this winter’s MLB free agent market are off the board, two-time All-Star Carlos Correa still remains. How he has reached this..." January 09

  • Minnesota Twins reportedly still a factor in Carlos Correa pursuit

    Sportsnaut "The Minnesota Twins have reportedly re-entered the Carlos Correa sweepstakes as the New York Mets are becoming “frustrated” with their ongoing negotiations with the All-Star infielder. “There is a possibility the Minnesota Twins come in and pick Correa out from under..." January 06

  • Mets frustrated with Carlos Correa talks, contemplating walking away

    The Score "The New York Mets and star shortstop Carlos Correa aren't on the same page in contract negotiations. The Mets have become "very frustrated" with the process over the last few days and are considering walking away, a source told Andy Martino of..." January 06

  • Why Carlos Correa's free agency has been a mess of incomplete deals, second-guessing owners and old injuries

    CBS Sports "Although more than two weeks have passed since star infielder Carlos Correa reached an agreement with the New York Mets on a 12-year deal worth $315 million, the two sides have yet to finalize the arrangement. The hold-up is suspected to stem from concerns the Mets have..." January 06

  • Carlos Correa Renewed Talks with Mystery Team amid Mets Negotiations

    New York Post "Carlos Correa’s camp renewed contact with at least another interested team or two beyond the Mets on Thursday as negotiations over proposed contract language changes in the agreed-upon $315 million, 12-year deal ran into at least a hiccup or two.  There’s been decent..." January 05

  • Carlos Correa Contract Resolution May Come 'Sooner Than Later'

    Bleacher Report "Carlos Correa's 12-year, $315 million deal with the New York Mets has yet to be made official following concerns with his physical. However, a contract "resolution could come sooner than later," per SNY's Andy Martino, who added that negotiations between..." January 05

  • Carlos Correa's Contract to Be 'Dramatically Different' If He Signs With Mets

    Bleacher Report "The ongoing saga between the New York Mets and shortstop Carlos Correa doesn't appear to nearing a conclusion, but a bit of clarity was provided on Tuesday. The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reported that if Correa eventually signs with New York, it likely will not be the..." January 03

  • Mets, Carlos Correa to resume negotiations

    Sportsnaut "The New York Mets are expected to resume negotiations soon with All-Star infielder Carlos Correa, the New York Post reported Tuesday. The report said the team believes there is still a “good chance” Correa ends up with the Mets despite concerns about his surgically..." January 03

  • Giants reconnect with Carlos Correa, believe he'll play elsewhere

    The Score "The San Francisco Giants remain in touch with free-agent shortstop Carlos Correa, even after the two sides failed to complete a deal, said president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi, according to's Maria I. Guardado. Despite the sides keeping..." December 31

  • Why Carlos Correa’s Mets deal should eventually get done

    New York Post "There’s still no guarantee, but the Carlos Correa-Mets deal, by all rights, should get done. And here’s why. 1. Mets owner Steve Cohen badly wanted to do the deal. Just after the deal was completed around 2:45 am. EST (and 8:45 in Hawaii,..." December 30

  • Carlos Correa Doesn't Have the Leverage He Thinks He Does

    The Big Lead "Carlos Correa and the New York Mets remain at an impasse. Last week, the Mets became the second organization to raise an issue with the All-Star shortstop's medical evaluation. At issue is a 2014 surgery to repair a fractured fibula. The Mets haven't backed out yet..." December 30

  • 3 teams recently contacted Carlos Correa after Mets' physical issues

    The Score "Carlos Correa's free-agency saga isn't over just yet. In the days since the New York Mets reportedly expressed concern about the results of Correa's physical, at least three teams have contacted the superstar's camp in case his deal with New York..." December 26

  • What Carlos Correa must do if Mets deal falls through after Giants debacle

    Clutch Points "The New York Mets reportedly have concerns about Carlos Correa’s surgically repaired leg. Although the leg hasn’t given Correa much trouble during his big league career, teams are weary to dish out a long-term contract to the star shortstop. It was the primary reason for..." December 24

  • Mets have concerns with Carlos Correa’s physical

    The Athletic "It’s the physical. Again. The New York Mets, like the San Francisco Giants earlier in the week, have raised concerns about Carlos Correa’s surgically repaired lower right leg, potentially jeopardizing their 12-year, $315 million agreement with the star..." December 24

  • How did Mets and Carlos Correa land at 12 years, $315 million?

    The Athletic "So, how was it that the Mets and Carlos Correa settled at 12 years and $315 million when they reached agreement on a free-agent contract early Wednesday morning? It’s not all that complicated: The Mets came up $27 million from their initial conversation with..." December 23

  • Carlos Correa's Giants Contract Fell Apart over 2014 Leg Injury Concerns

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco Giants were involved in the most shocking offseason turn of events this week when they held up their deal with star shortstop Carlos Correa over a medical concern, opening the door for him to sign with the New York Mets. On Thursday, ESPN's Jeff..." December 22

  • Scott Boras: 'There is no current issue' with Carlos Correa's health

    The Score "Scott Boras wants to make one thing clear about Carlos Correa: The two-time All-Star infielder is healthy. "We've had three teams offer this player contracts in excess of 10 years," the agent said Thursday, according to SNY. "Obviously, every one of them..." December 22

  • How does Carlos Correa impact Mets’ lineup?

    The Athletic "Everything I said about the Giants signing Carlos Correa applies here too. [END] Assuming whatever the Giants saw in his physical* that led them to back away from announcing their massive deal with the shortstop amounts to nothing, the Mets just..." December 22

  • Where do the Giants go from here after whiffing on Carlos Correa, Aaron Judge?

    CBS Sports "There's no sugarcoating it: This offseason has been a disaster for the San Francisco Giants. The word "disaster" is overused but it's appropriate here. Things could not be going worse for the Giants. They came into the winter with hundreds of millions of dollars to spend,..." December 22

  • 3 moves Giants must make after Carlos Correa blockbuster falls apart

    Clutch Points "It’s been a rather rough offseason for the San Francisco Giants so far. After just missing out on signing Aaron Judge to anchor their lineup for the next decade or so, the Giants turned their attention to Carlos Correa, and they seemed set to land him on a 13-year, $350..." December 21

  • Scott Boras says Giants had ‘reasonable time’ to execute Carlos Correa deal

    The Athletic "Eight days after Carlos Correa tentatively agreed with the San Francisco Giants on a 13-year, $350 million free-agent contract, his agent, Scott Boras, told the team he could wait no longer. “We reached an agreement. We had a letter of agreement. We gave them..." December 21

  • Why Carlos Correa spurned Giants for Mets in free agency

    ESPN "In a stunning turn of events, free agent Carlos Correa is headed to the New York Mets -- and not the San Francisco Giants. The 28-year-old shortstop agreed to terms on a 12-year, $315 million deal with New York -- a week after coming to terms with..." December 21

  • Steve Cohen breaks silence on giving Carlos Correa $315 million after Giants deal fell apart

    Clutch Points "New York Mets owner Steve Cohen took to the New York Post to boast about signing shortstop Carlos Correa to a 12-year, $315 million deal from the San Francisco Giants in MLB free agency. “We needed one more thing, and this is it,” Cohen told New York..." December 21

  • 'Boomer & Gio' Caller Compares Mets, Carlos Correa Deal to 2020 Election

    The Big Lead "The New York Mets will now enjoy the talents of Carlos Correa over the next decade-plus after a bizarre series of events that led to the San Francisco Giants backing out of their deal with the superstar shortstop. All of it transpired last night and nobody really knows what happened yet...." December 21

  • With stunning Carlos Correa deal, Steve Cohen's Mets are the new Yankees — with lofty expectations

    SNY TV "Steve Cohen continues to be loved by Mets fans, but also perhaps is the most hated man in baseball after his stunning signing of Carlos Correa in the middle of the night, as he continues his relentless pursuit of a championship. It’s still not..." December 21

  • 3 Instant Reactions to Carlos Correa Agreeing To Mets Contract and Leaving Giants

    Bleacher Report "The New York Mets pulled another offseason stunner late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, depending on your perspective, by agreeing to a 12-year, $315 million deal with shortstop Carlos Correa. Jon Heyman of the New York Post and MLB Network first reported the..." December 21

  • Carlos Correa agrees to 12-year, $315 million contract with Mets after Giants deal falls through

    New York Post "Superstar Carlos Correa and the Mets worked out a middle-of-the-night deal after his Giants deal fell through, the New York Post has learned. Correa’s new deal with the Mets is for $315 million over 12 years, sources told The Post. Something came up on Correa’s medical..." December 21

  • Carlos Correa signing on hold after San Francisco Giants discover medical concerns

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Giants were planning to introduce Carlos Correa today but the scheduled news conference was postponed due to a medical concern, reports Ronald Blum of the Associated Press. Earlier today, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reported that the postponement..." December 20

  • Steve Cohen Discusses Mets’ Pursuit Of Carlos Correa: “We Got There Late”

    SNY TV "The Mets have had a spending spree this offseason, signing Justin Verlander and Kodai Senga, while bringing back Brandon Nimmo, among other moves, and it doesn't look like the team is done. In fact, owner Steve Cohen was really..." December 18

  • Giants' Brandon Crawford Talks 'Exciting' Carlos Correa Signing, Switching Positions

    The Score "With the offseason addition of Carlos Correa, San Francisco Giants legend Brandon Crawford will be forced to move off his natural position. Less than 15 minutes after the news of the signing, Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi and manager..." December 16

  • Carlos Correa's $350M Contract a Perfect Match for Giants After Aaron Judge Snub

    Bleacher Report "The San Francisco Giants may have wanted Aaron Judge, but Carlos Correa was always the guy they needed. Bully for them, then, that Correa's the guy they got. As ESPN's Jeff Passan was first to report late Tuesday night, the Giants came to terms with the decorated..." December 14

  • San Francisco Giants signing of Carlos Correa is MLB’s new normal, stop complaining

    Sportsnaut "The San Francisco Giants finally hit gold in signing star shortstop Carlos Correa away from the Minnesota Twins in MLB free agency. This massive free-agent signing came after San Francisco missed out on Aaron Judge and others during the opening weeks of the MLB hot..." December 14

  • Carlos Correa chose to bet on himself in free agency. And like Aaron Judge, he won big.

    The Athletic "All season, the talk in baseball was about how Aaron Judge bet on himself and won. Carlos Correa, too, bet on himself, over an even longer period. And his victory proved nearly as stunning as Judge’s. Correa agreed Tuesday night on a 13-year, $350 million..." December 14

  • Giants should see strong return on investment in Carlos Correa

    The Athletic "The Giants missed out on Aaron Judge, but their consolation prize might be even better, as they landed this winter’s No. 1 free agent in shortstop Carlos Correa, giving the former Astro and Twin a $350 million deal spread out over 13 seasons. It’s one of the..." December 14

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