Carlos Correa bio
Carlos Javier Correa Oppenheimer Jr. is a free agent Puerto Rican professional baseball shortstop. He was chosen first overall in the 2012 MLB Draft by the Houston Astros, who also used him for a season with the Minnesota Twins.
Carlos Correa career
In September 1994, Carlos Correa was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He is a shortstop who throws right-handed and bats right. He had previously played in Puerto Rico, and the Houston Astros selected him with the first overall pick in the 2012 Major League Baseball draft when he was just 17 years old. For the Astros, Correa made his MLB debut in June 2015.
He received the American League Rookie of the Year award that year. With Houston, Carlos Correa won the World Series in 2017. In the same year that he was an All-Star, he was chosen to represent Puerto Rico on the World Baseball Classic All-Tournament Team.
In 2012, Correa agreed to a contract with the Astros that includes a $4.8 million signing bonus.
In May 2017, he also received the American League Player of the Month award.
Upon the 2022 season’s conclusion, Carlos was a free agent. He turned down a $105 million contract from the Twins, who had been paying him $35 million year, prior to the start of the season in order to test the free agent market. Carlos was allegedly close to agreeing to a 13-year, $350 million mega contract with the Giants on December 14, 2022, according to rumors. A week later, the tale was altered. Carlos chose to accept a 12-year, $315 million contract with the Mets rather than formally signing with the Giants, it was disclosed on December 21, 2022.
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Carlos Correa parents: Meet Carlos and Sandybel Oppenheimer
Sandybel Oppenheimer is Carlos Correa’s mother, and Carlos Correa Sr. is his father. The name of his father suggests that Carlos was named after him. Carlos and Sandybel Oppenheimer has another child whose name is Jean Carlos Correa.