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Carlos Correa | Shortstop | #1

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (21) / 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 went 2-for-4 with a home run and a two-run, walk-off single to give the Astros a 3-2 win over the Angels on Tuesday.
Correa hit a solo home run in the fifth inning before coming to the plate with the bases loaded and no outs in the bottom of the ninth. He roped a Huston Street pitch to the right-center field wall to plate two and give the Astros the come-from-behind win. Correa has heated up considerably in recent days, going 8-for-21 with three homers, seven RBI and five runs scored in his last six games. The 21-year-old is batting .263/.361/.452 in 68 games overall. Jun 22 - 12:50 AM

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Carlos Correa went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer, three RBI and a walk Monday as the Astros topped the Angels 10-7.

Correa has walked in five straight games. Last month, he had one stretch in which he went 14 straight games without a walk. Hopefully, it means he's seeing the ball better and his power numbers will start to pick back up. He's been a disappointment for fantasy purposes, but the upside hasn't gone anywhere.
Jun 21 - 12:24 AM

Carlos Correa smashed a game-tying solo homer in the eighth inning of Friday's loss to the Reds.

His solo shot off Blake Wood in the eighth inning knotted the game up at 2-2. It was Correa's lone hit in five at-bats on the afternoon. He has been a bit of a disappointment at the plate this season, slashing .257/.352/.429 with nine homers, 33 RBI and seven stolen bases.
Jun 18 - 12:17 AM

Carlos Correa (ankle) will return to the Astros' starting lineup Tuesday against the Cardinals.

He's back after sitting out three games with a sprained ankle. The reigning AL Rookie of the Year will hit fourth versus left-hander Jaime Garcia. That's a change of pace for Correa, who has never hit cleanup in his career. The slumping shortstop has hit just one homer over his last 23 games.
Jun 14 - 4:42 PM

Carlos Correa (ankle) remained out of the Astros' lineup Sunday.

Correa went through running and hitting drills before Saturday's game, but he'll sit out a third straight contest Sunday. He would seem to have a good chance to return to action on Tuesday after the club's off day Monday. Marwin Gonzalez is handling shortstop again. The Astros also have Colby Rasmus on the bench against lefty Matt Moore, as Jake Marisnick is in left field.

Carlos Correa (ankle) participated in running and hitting drills before Saturday's game.

He hit in an off-field batting cage and took some ground balls at shortstop during BP. Correa also did some running, though he was only going at about 60 percent. "I didn't feel great, but it felt good," said Correa. "Hopefully, I will be back there soon." Astros manager A.J. Hinch hasn't ruled Correa out for Sunday's series finale against Tampa Bay.
Source: astros.com
Jun 11 - 6:29 PM

Carlos Correa (ankle) remains out of the Astros starting lineup on Saturday.

Correa suffered a sprained left ankle during Thursday's game. Marwin Gonzalez is once again starting in his place at shortstop and batting second against Chris Archer and the Rays on Saturday.
Jun 11 - 12:36 PM

X-rays on Carlos Correa's injured ankle came back negative.

He's been diagnosed with a sprained left ankle and is day-to-day. Correa suffered the injury running to first base Thursday against Texas. Jose Altuve finished the game at shortstop with Tony Kemp coming in to play second base. For now, it looks like Correa will avoid the disabled list. The reigning AL Rookie of the Year has hit just .248 since May 1.
Jun 9 - 5:31 PM

Carlos Correa was removed from Thursday's game against the Rangers with an apparent ankle injury.

Correa appeared to roll his left ankle when he landed on the first base bag on a groundout in the top of the fifth inning. Jose Altuve moved from second base to shortstop and Tony Kemp entered the game at second. There should be a status update shortly on Correa, who finished the afternoon 1-for-2 with a walk.
Jun 9 - 3:50 PM

Carlos Correa hit a walkoff RBI single in the 12th inning Saturday against the A's.

Correa finished 3-for-5 with a triple, two RBI, and a run scored. George Springer opened the bottom of the 12th with a double and then advanced to third base on a Jose Altuve sacrifice. That's when Correa hit a shot down the right field line to win it. Correa has started to mash again after a mysterious slump and Houston has won seven of its last eight.
Jun 4 - 9:17 PM

Carlos Correa went 2-for-5 with an RBI single and two runs scored against the Athletics on Friday.

Correa smoked a triple in the fourth inning which traveled an estimated 440 feet. How is this possible? Well, it landed on Tal’s Hill in distant center field. Fantasy owners would have preferred the home run, but it was another fine night for the young shortstop. He has hit safely in six straight games and has driven in eight runs over his last seven contests.
Jun 4 - 12:26 AM

Carlos Correa hit a pinch-hit three-run shot in the top of the 13th inning as the Astros beat the Angels 8-6 on Sunday afternoon in Anaheim.

Correa had been stuck in an offensive rut and was supposed to get a mental day of rest in the series finale at Angel Stadium, but Astros manager A.J. Hinch called for him to bat for Tony Kemp with two outs in the 13th after Tyler White and Marwin Gonzalez singled against Anaheim reliever Mike Morin. Correa did his thing, jacking a three-run, go-ahead shot to left-center. The star 21-year-old shortstop has 30 homers and 93 RBI through his first 149 major league games. (He also has 22 career steals).
May 29 - 8:42 PM

Carlos Correa is not in the Astros' lineup Sunday.

Correa has just four hits over his last 37 at-bats, so he'll get a day off to regroup. Marwin Gonzalez is at shortstop Sunday. The Astros also have Evan Gattis at catcher in place of Jason Castro.

Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the 13th inning to give the Astros a walk-off, 3-2 win over the Orioles on Tuesday.

Correa was 0-for-5 with two strikeouts before delivering the game-winning hit in the 13th. He's been streaky in his first full season in the majors, striking out in a surprising 25.1 percent of his plate appearances while also hitting seven homers with eight steals on the year. It all adds up to a .250/.343/.409 line that should be more attractive by season's end.
May 25 - 1:10 AM

Carlos Correa had a terrific day at the dish in Friday's 6-3 victory over the Mariners, going 3-for-3 with a homer and two RBI.

Correa also drew a walk in the contest, reaching base safely in all four of his plate appearances. His solo shot off Taijuan Walker opened the game's scoring in the first inning. Correa added an RBI single in the fifth inning to increase their advantage to 4-0. With the three-hit attack, he's now hitting .288/.403/.500 with five homers and 15 RBI on the season.
May 6 - 11:23 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jason Castro
1B1Marwin Gonzalez
2B1Jose Altuve
2Tony Kemp
3Danny Worth
SS1Carlos Correa
3B1Luis Valbuena
LF1Colby Rasmus
CF1Carlos Gomez
2Jake Marisnick
RF1George Springer
DH1Evan Gattis
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dallas Keuchel
2Collin McHugh
3Lance McCullers
4Doug Fister
5Mike Fiers
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Will Harris
2Ken Giles
3Luke Gregerson
4Tony Sipp
5Pat Neshek
6Scott Feldman
7Michael Feliz
8Chris Devenski