Jacob deGrom, Carlos Correa head list of opt-outs

New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom and Minnesota shortstop Carlos Correa headline a list of nine players who, as expected, officially opted out of their contracts Monday and are now free agents.Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts also officially opted out of his contract.Monday’s other six opt-outs: Nelson Cruz, Zach Davies, Jurickson Profar, Carlos Rodon, Robert Suarez and Taijuan Walker.deGrom would have made $30.5 million in 2023. Mets co-ace Max Scherzer signed a three-year free agent deal last offseason that pays him $43.3 million annually.Mets No. 3 starter Chris Bassitt also declined his 2023 option Sunday.

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