After crashing into the outfield wall, Minnesota Twins’ Royce Lewis went on IL

The Minnesota Twins Placed Royce Lewis Monday's 10-day injured list: A bone bruise to his right leg from colliding with the outfield wall during Sunday's catch against the Philadelphia Phillies. Kansas City Royals.

Infielder Jose MirandaLewis was recalled Sunday by Triple-A St. Paul, and he was optioned to Triple A St. Paul. Upon his recall, he was recalled to take Lewis' place on the 26-man roster.

Lewis, who is a natural shortstop and catcher, was placed in center field on Sunday by the Twins after he had been assigned multiple positions in minor leagues to help him contribute more to the major league club. In the top of the third, he made a stunning catch after colliding with the outfield wall. Nick Gordon He was replaced in center field by a single home run in the top of the fourth. This helped the Twins win 7-3.

Rocco Baldelli of the Twins told reporters Monday that Lewis' injury would not change their plans to play him at multiple spots when he comes back from the IL.

“I think he is capable of handling it well. According to, Baldelli stated that he thinks it's more of an individual play.

In 41 plate appearances, he is hitting.300 with two homers, five RBIs, and a.867 OPS.

Lewis, 22 years old, was the No. In 2017, the Twins selected Lewis as the No. This is Lewis' first season on the field since his last two years. Lewis was unable to compete in the 2020 minor leagues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He then injured his right knee doing agility drills in an offseason session before reporting to spring training. After reconstructive surgery, Lewis remained inactive for the 2021 season.

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