MLB’s best free agent of the offseason is off the market.

Former Astros shortstop Carlos Correa will sign a three-year, $105.3 million contract with the Twins, per Fox 26 Houston’s Mark Berman. He would have opt-out options after each of the first two seasons, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan.

The deal makes Correa the highest-paid infielder by average annual salary in MLB history.

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Correa was the most coveted free agent this spring after hitting .279 with 26 homers and 92 RBI in 2021, finishing fifth in American League MVP voting. The 27-year-old spent seven years with the Astros, winning AL Rookie of the Year in 2015 and helping Houston win a World Series in 2017 and two more appearances in 2019 and 2021.

Correa has had a turbulent offseason, starting with his war of words with Yankees legend Derek Jeter in November. Then, longtime Houston infielder switched representation to super-agent Scott Boras in January.

Now, after a tumultuous but largely successful start in Houston, Correa will take his talents to the Twin Cities.

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