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Hits send Correa to the disabled list

The Puerto Rican Carlos Correa, brand new acquisition of the Minnesota Mellizoswent on the 10-day disabled list after continuing soreness in his right hand.

After receiving a couple of hits in the series against the Baltimore Orioles, the Puerto Rican came out unscathed by not presenting a fracture.

Despite thinking he would avoid the disabled list, the 27-year-old star infielder needs more time than expected to get back to 100%.

Although he had a slow start to the season, Correa had fired up the woodwork in the last eight games. However, his offensive awakening was thwarted Thursday night when he took a couple of hits.

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Although he hoped to be ready for the series against the Houston Astros, an organization to which he belonged for 7 years, he acknowledged that it was not “a realistic day” for his return.

“I thought I was going to heal faster, but I’m not there yet,” Correa told MLB.com’s Do-Hyoung Park, according to the portal. The majors.

“It still hurts (my hand). When I try to catch the bat, it still hurts. I will not be able to help the team if I go out to play injured », he stressed.

At the beginning of the preseason, Carlos Correa signed a contract with Minnesota for 105.3 million dollars for the next three seasons.

In his official presentation, the shortstop assured that he wants to lead a “dynasty” in Minnesota.

According to the projections of Baseball ReferenceCorrea will hit 23 balls out of the park, drive in 81 teammates and post a .269 batting average in 2022.

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