MLB News: Who will be the starting 3B for the Mets after Carlos Correa’s contract is dropped?

After it became known that the Twins Y Carlos Correa reached an agreement for six years and US$200 million, the New York Mets They should think about who should be their starting third baseman in the next season. The Puerto Rican seemed destined to cover the hot corner in the ninth for Queens since his compatriot Francisco Lindor is the owner of the short stops.

However, after the fall of Correa’s contract with the Metropolitans as a result of not having successfully passed the physical exam (ankle injury), who is shaping up to be the third baseman in NY is the veteran Venezuelan infielder: edward escobar.

Escobar, just turned 34, is the current Mets player best suited to defend third base. Last year he started at that position in 130 games. Fortunately for the Mets, the La Pica native still has this year left on his contract plus a club option for 2024.

Another option the Mets could look at at third base is young Brett Baty, who in 2022 had his debut season in the majors after playing his first 11 games.

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I have graduated from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara since 2012, graduated as a Bachelor of Communication Sciences. After having been a radio host for a few years in the “Perla Tapatía”, I returned to my hometown, Mazatlán, Sinaloa and was hired by Periódico El Debate in May 2019. My first months in El Debate were writing articles for the vertical: “Mi Bolsillo”, however, in September of the same year I became part of the powerful lineup of “Al Bat”, where I still continue to work as a web journalist. In “Al Bat”, we truthfully reveal to our readers the most relevant news in the world of baseball, mainly from the MLB, winter leagues from Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the Asian continent. I am a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League and the Boston Red Sox in the American League. My big dream is to see the Fenway Park stadium, the historic site of the “Red Sox”.

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MLB News: Who will be the starting 3B for the Mets after Carlos Correa’s contract is dropped?