By Rupak G
Dec 25, 2022
Carlos Correa is still not a member of the New York Mets, but his future with the team does not appear to be heading down the same path it did in San Francisco.
Despite concerns about a concerning MRI that cancelled Correa's reported deal with the Giants, the Mets remain optimistic about reaching an agreement with the All-Star .
The Mets' reported 12-year, $315 million contract with Correa shook the baseball world last week, and the team has reportedly been working out the details with Correa's agent
Correa had ankle surgery in 2014, before entering the big leagues, and has only played in more than 150 games in a season once in his eight-year MLB career.
It was enough to deter the Giants, but Mets owner Steve Cohen has shown no reluctance to spend extravagantly this offseason.
Once Correa's signing is finalised — with the outstanding defender moving to third base to make room for incumbent New York shortstop Francisco Lindor —
Mets will have one of the best infields in baseball, following the additions of a number of other teams this winter.
Giants signing Taylor Rogers is reunited with Michael Conforto