Carlos Correa entered this offseason as the top-rated free agent on most analysts' boards. With the first wave of free agency almost over, the All-Star shortstop remains on the market.
Several star infielders have landed lucrative contracts over the past few days, such as Javier Báez, Corey Seager and Marcus Semien. Those deals have somewhat set the market for a player of Correa's caliber.
While it's still unclear which team will sign Correa this offseason, ESPN reporter Jesse Rogers just had an update on these sweepstakes.
During an appearance on ESPN 1000, Rogers said Correa is open to joining a team that's going through a rebuild. That's good news for any team that wants Correa but isn't currently considered a contender.
The Rangers and Tigers would've been great fits for Correa, but they already signed top-tier shortstops this offseason.
Texas was able to sign Seager and Semien to long-term deals. Detroit, meanwhile, just agreed to a six-year contract with Báez this Tuesday.
The Yankees have been mentioned as a potential landing spot for Correa, but MLB fans shouldn't rule out a return to the Astros. They also can't dismiss the idea of Correa joining a young team that's willing to spend on him.
Correa proved his worth this past season with the Astros, finishing the year with a .279 batting average, 26 home runs and 92 RBI.