Scott Boras called the environment that led to Carlos Correa signing a three-year, $105 million pact with the Twins that has opt-outs after the first two years a “Rubik’s Cube.” Let's have a look at the story more.
“It was a very, very complex dynamic to execute in this timeframe, in this market and with the qualifying offer attached”
The concept was Correa gets the protection of three years at $105 million – the $35.1 million per year is the largest ever for an infielder. Plus, there are the opt-outs after Year 1 (after his age-27 season) or Year 2 (after his age-28) to potentially go back into the free-agent market while still in his prime.
When Correa left William Morris Endeavor
“We were looking to do something that could launch the rocket,”