Correa expects to return for Astros on Friday

Reuters

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa -- out since June 26 -- says he plans to be activated for Friday's home game against the Seattle Mariners.

Correa had been on the 10-day disabled list with back soreness, missing 36 games.

"I'm just super excited, super happy to be back," Correa said, per MLB.com.

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Correa is batting .268 with 13 homers and 49 RBIs in 73 games this season. He went 3-for-16 in a five-game rehab stint at Double-A Corpus Christi.

The Astros sent infielder J.D. Davis to Triple-A Fresno after Thursday's game to make room for Correa.

--Field Level Media

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