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Carlos Correa | Shortstop | #1

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (22) / 9/22/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (1) / HOU
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Carlos Correa is absent from the Astros' lineup Sunday.
He's just getting an extra day of rest heading into the offseason. Alex Bregman, Evan Gattis and Yulieski Gurriel are also sitting out for the Astros. They have Marwin Gonzalez at shortstop, Colin Moran at third base, Tyler White at second, A.J. Reed at first and Jose Altuve in the designated hitter spot. Oct 2 - 12:26 PM

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Carlos Correa (shoulder) returned to the Astros starting lineup on Saturday.

Correa exited Friday's game after re-injuring his shoulder, but it's going to take a lot to keep him out of the Astros lineup at this point of the season. He's hitting in his customary cleanup spot against Jhoulys Chacin and the Angels on Saturday.
Sep 24 - 3:41 PM

Carlos Correa was removed from Friday's game against the Angels after re-injuring his shoulder on a diving attempt defensively.

Correa ranged back and attempted to make a diving grab in the outfield on a bloop double off the bat of Rafael Ortega in the ninth inning. Correa has been battling a shoulder injury for the past several weeks and appeared to aggravate it during the play. The Astros are expected to update his status on Saturday.
Sep 24 - 8:37 AM

Carlos Correa will be in the Astros' starting lineup on Monday night against the Rangers.

Correa has been dealing with a left shoulder injury, but he was lifted early from Sunday's loss to the Cubs merely as a precautionary measure. Houston was down 9-0 at the time of his exit. It's something Correa will apparently be able to play through over the final three weeks, though there are never guarantees with shoulder troubles.
Sep 12 - 2:33 PM

Astros manager A.J. Hinch said after Sunday's game that Carlos Correa left early on Sunday as a precautionary measure and will be in the lineup on Monday.

With the Astros trailing by nine runs early in the ballgame, Hinch didn't see a need to push Correa and allowed him to get a bit more rest. The 21-year-old slugger will be back in there for Monday's series opener against the Rangers.
Sep 11 - 11:43 PM

Carlos Correa (shoulder) returned to the Astros starting lineup on Sunday.

Correa had been sidelined since spraining his left shoulder during Tuesday's game. The 21-year-old is back in his customary cleanup spot in the Astros lineup for Sunday's tilt against Jake Arrieta and the Cubs.
Sep 11 - 4:19 PM

Carlos Correa (shoulder) remained out of the Astros starting lineup on Saturday.

Correa hasn't played since spraining his left shoulder on Tuesday. Alex Bregman is once again handling shortstop in his absence while Yulieski Gurriel draws the start at the hot corner. The Astros remain hopeful that Correa can return on Sunday.
Sep 10 - 10:39 AM

Carlos Correa (shoulder) remained out of the Astros' lineup Friday.

He hasn't played since Tuesday due to a sprained left shoulder. The hope is that Correa will be ready to go sometime over the weekend. Alex Bregman is again sliding over to shortstop, with Yulieski Gurriel handling third base.
Sep 9 - 4:01 PM

Carlos Correa is expected to miss 2-3 days with a sprained left shoulder.

Correa is not with the team for Wednesday's road tilt with the Indians, as he is back in Houston getting his shoulder checked out. Manager A.J. Hinch said that he might be available to play against the Cubs on Friday. This is assuming that his medical checkup does not reveal anything untoward.
Sep 7 - 4:58 PM

Carlos Correa is absent from the Astros' starting lineup on Wednesday night.

Alex Bregman will start at shortstop and bat second with Yulieski Gurriel handling third base and batting fifth. It's just a bit of routine rest for Correa.
Sep 7 - 3:35 PM

Carlos Correa connected for a game-tying solo homer Friday against the Rays.

The Rays grabbed the lead with a solo homer from Mikie Mahtook in the top of the ninth inning before Correa led off the bottom of the frame with a home run of his own. Evan Gattis quickly followed with a walk-off homer to give the Astros the win in dramatic fashion. Correa is now up to 19 homers and 88 RBI through 124 games this season.
Aug 27 - 1:07 AM

Carlos Correa (illness) is in the Astros' starting lineup Wednesday against the Pirates.

Correa made an early exit from Tuesday night's loss with a stomach bug, but he apparently felt refreshed when he showed back up at Pittsburgh's PNC Park on Wednesday morning. He'll start at shortstop and bat cleanup in the afternoon finale versus Gerrit Cole.
Aug 24 - 10:24 AM

Carlos Correa was lifted from Tuesday's loss to the Pirates due to illness.

Correa has been battling a stomach bug and was 0-for-3 when Astros manager A.J. Hinch decided to pull him with his team trailing 6-0 in the bottom of the seventh inning. They went on to lose 7-1. Alex Bregman moved from third base to shortstop and Marwin Gonzalez took over at the hot corner. Correa might have to be held out of Wednesday afternoon's series finale in Pittsburgh.
Aug 23 - 9:57 PM

Carlos Correa went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI as the Astros topped the Orioles 5-3 in a rain-soaked contest on Sunday.

Correa's two-run double in the fifth inning increased the Astros advantage to 4-1 and proved to be the difference in the ballgame. He also swiped his 11th base of the season in the ballgame. With his two-hit day, Correa is now hitting .272/.365/.468 with 18 homers and 86 RBI on the year.
Aug 21 - 9:01 PM

Carlos Correa went 3-for-4 with a run scored in Sunday's loss to the Blue Jays.

While Jason Castro picked up the Astros' only extra-base hit with his solo homer in the seventh, it was Correa who stood alone as the lone Houston player to finish with a multi-hit effort. The 21-year-old shortstop phenom is slashing .277/.370/.483 with 18 homers, 82 RBI and 10 steals over 433 at-bats. He is currently working on a 10-game hitting streak.
Aug 14 - 5:07 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Max Stassi
1B1A.J. Reed
2Marwin Gonzalez
3Tyler White
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
3B1Alex Bregman
2Colin Moran
LF1Nori Aoki
2Tony Kemp
CF1Jake Marisnick
2Teoscar Hernandez
RF1George Springer
DH1Evan Gattis
2Yulieski Gurriel
3Preston Tucker
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dallas Keuchel
2Collin McHugh
3Lance McCullers
4Charlie Morton
5Mike Fiers
6Joe Musgrove
7Brad Peacock
8Reymin Guduan
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ken Giles
2Will Harris
3Luke Gregerson
4Tony Sipp
5Chris Devenski
6Michael Feliz
7David Paulino
8Jandel Gustave
9James Hoyt
10Brady Rodgers
11Kevin Chapman