Carlos Correa sends Twins ‘Dior’ warning as MLB free agency looms

The Twins can keep away from JCPenney and Macy’s on the subject of one in all their free brokers this offseason.

Star shortstop Carlos Correa made it clear to the group what he expects in free agency with a clothes retailer analogy as the offseason approaches.

“I go to the mall and I go to the Dior store and I want something, I get it,” Correa instructed reporters on Thursday of the high-end clothes model. “I ask how a lot it prices and I purchase it. So should you really need one thing, you simply go get it.

“I’m the product here, and if they want my product, they’ve just got to come get it.”

Correa signed a three-year, $105 million take care of the Twins final offseason that got here with the expectation that he would opt-out if he had a productive first season to acquire a longer-term deal. Correa is hitting .286 with 21 residence runs and 61 RBIs this season with a 5.3 WAR.

Carlos Correa enjoying shortstop for the Twins on Sept. 21, 2022.

This offseason may be the winter of shortstops with the Red Sox’s Xander Bogaerts and the Dodgers’ Trea Turner amongst these additionally set for free agency.

Bogaerts was said to be insulted by the Red Sox’s supply so as to add a year to his contract again in April, and Turner and the Cubs have been reported to have mutual curiosity earlier in September. The 28-year-old Correa desires to stay a Twin, however on the proper worth.

The Yankees aren’t anticipated to dip their toes into the shortstop market, the Post’s Jon Heyman reported on Thursday. The Yankees are regarded as content material with Isaiah Kiner-Falefa being the placeholder till prime prospect Anthony Volpe is MLB-ready.

Carlos Correa at the plate for the Twins against the Yankees on Sept. 8, 2022.
Carlos Correa on the plate for the Twins towards the Yankees on Sept. 8, 2022.
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The Cardinals, Giants, Phillies and Cubs are as an alternative groups anticipated to be in on the bidding for the larger shortstop names.

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