Report: Carlos Correa, Astros Avoid Arbitration (www.yardbarker.com)

Carlos Correa and the

have reportedly avoided arbitration with a one-year, $11.7 million deal, according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman. 

Correa was in his final year of arbitration before being eligible for free agency following the 2021 season. 

The 26-year-old has spent his entire six-year career with the Astros, helping the franchise capture a World Series title in 2017. He was an All-Star that year and also was named Rookie of the Year in 2015. 

During the pandemic-shortened campaign, Correa slashed .264/.326/.383 with five home runs and 25 RBI. He is currently the only shortstop the Astros have on their depth chart heading into the 2021 season. 



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