After positive testing, Minnesota Twins SS Carlos Correa donned COVID-19IL on Carlos Correa

DETROIT Carlos Correa was placed on the COVID-19 Injured List by the Minnesota Twins Tuesday was the second day since the team reported that the shortstop had been positive.

Correa, who was injured in the right middle finger and missed 11 games during May's first month of the IL, missed the remainder of the season. Correa, 27, is hitting.279 and.751 OPS during his first season playing for the Twins. He was released by the Twins. Houston Astros After seven seasons, he signed a $105.3million, three-year contract in February. This deal allows him to cancel after the 2022 or 2023 seasons.

Royce Lewis Correa was replaced by Lewis the last time he was absent. Lewis is now also sidelined due to a bone bruise in the right knee from colliding with the wall while making a catch on Sunday. Lewis, a natural shortstop, was placed on Monday's 10-day IL. The Twins asked him to work in multiple positions so he could be more useful for the major league team. Lewis started Sunday in center field.

Minnesota selected Jermaine Palacio, an infielder from Triple-A St. Paul, to sign a contract. He was also in the lineup to make his debut in Tuesday's doubleheader at Detroit. Palacios, 25, was a.262 hitter with eight doubles, three homers, and 17 RBIs for St. Paul.

Cole Sands, right-hander, was made the 27th man for this doubleheader. This was his first major league start in a night game.

This report was contributed by The Associated Press.

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