Carlos Javier Correa Oppenheimer Jr., a professional baseball shortstop for the Minnesota Twins in Major League Baseball, was born in Puerto Rico on September 22, 1994. He had previously been an Astros player for Houston.
Correa was selected by the Astros as the first overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft.
In 2015, Correa made his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut with the Astros and took home the AL Rookie of the Year Award. Correa participated in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, took home the AL Player of the Month honor for May, was selected to the MLB All-Star team, and captured the World Series.
He was selected for his second All-Star Game in 2021 and took home the Gold and Platinum Glove Awards. He spent seven years with Houston before leaving for free agency and agreeing to a three-year contract with the Twins.
Correa and the Minnesota Twins agreed to a three-year, $105.3 million deal on March 22, 2022. After each season, the contract has opt-out clauses.
By surpassing Anthony Rendon’s $35 million annual compensation, the average annual income for an infielder rose to $35.1 million. He and center fielder Byron Buxton of the Twins is the third first- and second-round picks from the same draft to play for the same organization.
Carlos Correa Siblings: Meet Jean Carlos Correa and Leibysand Correa
Jean Carlos Correa and Leibysand Correa are the names of Carlos Correa’s brother and sister, respectively. Jean is likewise in the line of his brother; he plays baseball and has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).
Leibysand Correa, who is Carlos Correa’s lone sister, does not receive as much attention as her brother does. Regarding her, there is not a great deal of information that is known.