Mike Elias' comments have propelled the Baltimore Orioles into the Carlos Correa sweepstakes.

Carlos Correa rumor

The Baltimore Orioles being far superior to what they had hoped General director Mike Elias has made it clear that his team will be a buyer

this winter and could be a part of the Carlos Correa foray should he choose to opt-out of the Minnesota Twins deal.

The Oriole's lengthy and painful rebuilding process is nearing the end. They're no longer in the basement in the AL East standings.

With top players like Adley Rutschman enjoying huge success at the major league level and a plethora of other players,

it is logical for Elias to be given the chance to take on more responsibilities by the team's ownership in the upcoming offseason.

The team will need to make improvements at shortstop, in one way or the other... 

Carlos Correa rumor