If you were hoping that Carlos Correa might have been the secret big move that the Yankees are looking into, your hopes got crushed last night. Correa took a massive 13-year, $350 million deal from the Giants, who finally landed the big-ticket superstar they were looking for this winter. There was a bit of buzz building when it came out that the Mets were making a late foray into Correa’s market, looking to throw whatever remained of Steve Cohen’s wallet at him, but those rumors were dashed by the Giants signing shortly after.
Today’s a busy day, with a lot of speculation on deck. Estevão provides the next entry in our 25 best Yankees playoff games countdown, and then we’re in a gauntlet of potential player targets: Josh starts with a look at Atlanta’s Max Fried, Sam and John ponder the pitching market with Noah Syndergaard and Nathan Eovaldi respectively, and then Malachi and Peter each take a look at a Diamondbacks outfielder with Malachi examining the buy-low Alek Thomas while Peter dives into the budding star Daulton Varsho.
1. What’s your reaction to the contract that Carlos Correa ended up getting?
2. Who is the best remaining position player on the free agent market?