The New York Article’s Jon Heyman is reporting that All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa has actually agreed to a 12-year, $315 million contract with the New york city Mets. This comes simply hrs after Correa was supposed to be introduced to the media as the latest participant of the San Francisco Giants, but a supposed medical worry delayed Tuesday’s introductory press conference.

It appears Carlos Correa may not be playing for the San Francisco Giants after all.

The New york city Post’s Jon Heyman is reporting that Carlos Correa has actually consented to a 12-year, $315 million agreement with the New York Mets.

This is a sensational revelation, as Carlos Correa was intended to be introduced to the media as the newest participant of the San Francisco Giants, but a supposed medical problem postponed Tuesday’s initial press conference. Earlier this winter months, ESPN’s Buster Olney reported that Big league executives were worried regarding Carlos Correa reduced back.

Carlos Correa had actually reportedly agreed to a 13-year, $350 million agreement with the Giants a little over a week earlier.

Hours before the Giants agreed in principle to a manage Correa, The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal, Dan Hayes and also Andy McCullough reported that the Mets had actually emerged as a possible touchdown place for the two-time All-Star.

At the time of the record, the club’s payroll was projected to sit around $350 million, previously striking the luxury tax fines. With charges, the club’s payroll would certainly be around $421 million, the largest pay-roll in baseball history. That was prior to adding Carlos Correa as well as Adam Ottavino, who the club re-signed Tuesday mid-day.

If  Carlos Correa performs in truth bet the Mets, he would likely play 3rd base, similar to when the New york city Yankees acquired Alex Rodriguez as well as Rodriguez relocated to 3rd, with Derek Jeter currently manning brief. The Mets have Francisco Lindor under agreement with 2031. Correa and also Lindor are both from the same indigenous nation of Puerto Rico.

It continues to be vague exactly what took place between Carlos Correa and the Giants. It was weird that his initial press conference was all of a sudden postponed. Did Correa fail his physical, terminating his deal with the Giants? Did the Giants see something that worried them, causing them to withdraw their deal? Or was there ever before really a medical problem in the first place? We should be figuring out soon.

According to Heyman, Carlos Correa group and also the Giants had a difference of opinion on the physical, as well as Carlos Correa representative Scott Boras cut a deal with Mets owner Steve Cohen.

According to Heyman, Correa’s deal with the Giants ‘failed’, and while Cohen was vacationing in Hawaii, he had the ability to exercise a late-night handle Correa.

“We required one more thing, and this was it,” Cohen told Heyman.

Correa has actually played in 111 or even more video games simply 3 times in his eight-year Major League occupation. He has arrived at the Injured List seven times.

Correa joins a star-studded infield that includes Lindor, Pete Alonso and also Jeff McNeil. Correa’s manage the Mets is pending a medical.

With Carlos Correa in the fold, the Mets’ 2023 pay-roll is anticipated to surpass $380 million, a Major League Baseball record. The club is coming off a 101-win season in which the Mets blew a 10.5-game lead over the Atlanta Braves to shed the National League East department title in the final days of the season. The Mets were gotten rid of from postseason contention after being up to the San Diego Padres in 3 video games in the new, National League Wild Card Series.

Cohen has already signed free agents Justin Verlander, Kodai Senga, Jose Quintana and re-signed free agents Adam Ottavino, Edwin Diaz and Brandon Nimmo.

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Last Updated: 21 December 2022