MLB Rumors: Multiple Teams Checking In On Carlos Correa

The negotiations between the New York Mets and still-free agent shortstop Carlos Correa continue, as the two sides try to work around the medical concerns that cropped up—again—in Correa's physical. But according to a report, "a few teams have been calling" to see if they can step in and steal the deal. 

The Minnesota Twins are still out there as a fallback for Correa as well. He spent 2022 in the Twin Cities, and the team would love to have him back, even offering a 10-year, $285M contract before the San Francisco Giants ($350M), and then the Mets ($315M), blew that number out of the water. 

According to MLB Insider Jon Heyman, however, for now, all other suitors are being told "it’s only a Mets game — for now."

And of course, given that Correa has failed to fully pass his physical with two different teams now, any new franchise that tried to work out a contract would definitely want to have their own doctors check out the medicals very closely as well. 

All in all though, with both sides really having a desire to make this work in New York, it would still be surprising to see it fall apart. “I’d be surprised if he’s not [a Met],” one person close to the situation told Heyman.

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