Marcus Stroman took to Twitter after signing with the Cubs to recruit Carlos Correa, however the Astros shortstop took his personal initiative to be taught what enjoying for the group can be like.
In accordance with a report from Univision’s Mike Rodriguez, Correa known as former Cubs shortstop Javier Baez to ask about his expertise enjoying for the group.
The Cubs are one among 5 groups that reached out to Correa in free company, together with the Yankees, Purple Sox, Braves and Dodgers, per Fox 26 KRIV.
The 27-year-old, two-time All-Star can have loads of time to mull his choices over. Correa can’t at the moment signal after the collective bargaining settlement expired and the league entered a lockout, stopping gamers and groups from making offers.
Stroman beat out the work stoppage by signing a three-year, $75-million deal with the Cubs on Wednesday, leaving the Mets, who acquired him on the 2019 commerce deadline.
Stroman introduced his signing over Twitter and later that evening, tweeted at Correa.
“Want you in Chicago my dawg!” the Lengthy Island native typed.
Correa has reportedly turned down a number of contracts — and, earlier within the yr, contract extensions — that might have seen him stay with the Astros. Houston reportedly supplied him one other one other deal for 5 years and $160 million after the season.
Houston misplaced within the World Collection to the Braves, falling in six video games, as Correa batted .279 with 155 hits in 148 common season video games.