Mets, Carlos Correa aim to preserve $315 million deal after physical exam issues arise

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Carlos Correa’s $300 million coronation has been delayed for the second time this week due to health-related issues.

Correa’s 12-year, $315 million contract with the New York Mets ran aground on Friday after the Mets expressed concerns over the standard physicals players would receive before signing the contract. the delay is The San Francisco Giants postponed a press conference introducing Correa after signing a 15-year, $350 million deal.

Representatives of the Mets and Correa are looking to resolve the issue and maintain an agreement, said a baseball official with direct knowledge of the discussions. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity because negotiations are ongoing.

Athletic reported The Mets have raised concerns over imaging of a lower extremity injury Correa suffered as a minor leaguer for the Houston Astros in 2014.

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Correa, agent Scott Boras, and Correa’s family waited for his official announcement at a hotel in San Francisco, only to be told the Giants needed more time to look into Correa’s results, so the leg was out. was strongly believed to be a factor in the Giants flagging Correa’s body. test.

Boras told the Giants that he would resume negotiations with other interested teams, fearing the deal could fall apart a week after the deal. signed Steve Cohen to a $315 million deal.

Now, the most surprising and lucrative upgrade of all — a move to slide Correa to third base alongside shortstop Francisco Lindor — is in flux.

Contributor: Bob Nightingale

This article originally appeared in USA TODAY: Carlos Correa’s contract with the Mets is in flux over physical concerns.

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