Superstar Carlos Correa and the Mets have worked out a midnight deal after the Giants’ deal fell through, the New York Post has learned. Correa’s new deal with the Mets is for $315 million over 12 years, sources told the Post.

Something came up with the Giants over Correa’s treatment, and Cohen stepped in to make a deal he thought had eluded him. Correa will play third base for the Mets, a star-studded team that will give Cohen a record salary north of $380 million.

“We need one more thing, and this is it,” Cohen told The Post from Hawaii. “This was important… this would put us off the top. This is a good team. no hope It’s a good team!”

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Carlos Correa
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Correa’s Mets deal is pending a medical. Something happened in the treatment with the giantsThat led to the collapse of a 13-year, $350 million deal with the Giants. It’s said to be more than just a back problem that plagued Correa early in his career but has sidelined him for the past three seasons.

Cohen, who recently said he couldn’t fall for Korea, worked out the deal after a four- or five-hour meeting with Korea agent Scott Boras from Hawaii over what Boras called a “difference of opinion” on Korea. Huge medical.

“This really makes a big difference,” Cohen said. “I felt like our pitching was in good shape. We need one more hitter. That’s going to put us over the top.”

Carlos Correa
Carlos Correa
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It seems unreal that the Mets were able to make a deal in a matter of hours. But as Cohen explained, Correa and the Giants resumed talks from Cohen’s final call the day before they finalized the deal.

“We picked up where we were before and now it’s successful,” Cohen said.

Cohen’s Mets are in record territory in terms of payroll and taxes. After the offseason bonanza in which the Mets added Justin Verlander, Kodai Sengah, Jose Quintana and David Robertson, and brought in Brandon Nimmo and Edwin Diaz, his cap hit could now be closer to $100M. But Cohen seems unfazed by the staggering cost.

“What’s the difference?

The Mets’ lineup is now loaded with stars, including shortstop Francisco Lindor, slugger Pete Alonso and ace Max Scherzer, as well as the huge moves Cohen and company made this summer (Correa, Justin Verlander And Kodai Senga).

“I hope the fans come,” Cohen said.

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