Derek Jeter responds to Carlos Correa’s comments: « I haven’t given it much thought »

Derek Jeter was asked on Friday about Carlos Correa’s recent comments on Jeter going live.

Correa appeared to hit Jeter during an appearance this month on the « Me Gustan Los Deportes » podcast, with the free agent shortstop saying (translated from Spanish) « Derek Jeter didn’t deserve any of the gloves. gold he won. Jeter told the Miami Herald’s Craig Mish that he knew Correa had said something but « hadn’t given it much thought. »

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“That doesn’t even warrant a response. I mean, I could go in a lot of different directions on this, ”Jeter said smiling at Mish.

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Correa, who won his first Golden Glove in 2021, commented on a podcast with former MLB infielder Carlos Baerga. He referred to Jeter’s career with a total of under 162 defensive points saved when discussing the defensive award. Correa led the MLB shortstops this year with 20 DRS (revised from 21 DRS) and hasn’t posted a negative number in the category since making his majors debut in 2015.

Jeter received five Gold Gloves in his 20-year shortstop career with the Yankees. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2020. He has been a co-owner and CEO of the Marlins since 2017.

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Correa is a free agent who could look forward to a $ 300 million deal with his next club. From Jim Bowden of The Athletic, Correa is in conversation with the Yankees, but he was spotted having brunch with Tigers manager AJ Hinch on Thursday in Houston, where Hinch is spending the offseason. Hinch led Correa with the Astros from 2015 to 2019.

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