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How Byron Buxton helped lure Carlos Correa back to the Minnesota Twins

The kickoff for the beloved Georgia Bulldogs in the College Football Playoff national title game was 40 minutes away when Byron Buxton’s phone rang Monday night. Carlos Correa was calling. Shortstop had a secret he couldn’t wait to share with the Twins’ center fielder. A text message will not suffice. The majority of conversations between …

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I was stunned: Minnesota Twins again, Giants couldn't believe Carlos Correa, Mets deals fizzled

I was stunned: Minnesota Twins again, Giants couldn’t believe Carlos Correa, Mets deals fizzled

When Carlos Correa threw a newly designed Minnesota Twins jersey around his shoulders Wednesday, he uttered the words that could have ended the free agent saga a month ago. “This is clean,” he said of the new equipment. Of course, had the doctors of the San Francisco Giants or New York Mets said the same …

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Signing Carlos Correa: Why his free agency was an epic of patchy deals, uncertain owners and old injuries

Carlos Correa timeline: How superstar shortstop ended up back on the Twins after unfinished deals with Mets and Giants

Star player Carlos Correa reportedly agreed to terms with the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday in a six-year deal that will pay him $200 million. Correa’s agreement with the Twins marks the third time this winter that he has shaken hands with a team. His previous agreements with the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets …

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Carlos Correa and the Twins accelerate talks as the deal with the Mets remains in limbo

Monday night, team sources said, the possibility of an amazing meeting between Carlos Correa and the Twins is on the rise. With the case of the huge deal he agreed to with the New York Mets last month still unresolved, the Twins are suddenly back in the mix for a free-agent. Two club sources said …

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Signing Carlos Correa: Why his free agency was an epic of patchy deals, uncertain owners and old injuries

Signing Carlos Correa: Why his free agency was an epic of patchy deals, uncertain owners and old injuries

Although it has been more than two weeks since star player Carlos Correa reached an agreement with the New York Mets on a 12-year, $315 million deal, the two sides are yet to finalize the arrangement. It is suspected that the filibuster stemmed from concerns the Mets had about Corea’s lower right leg. Mets and …

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