The twins announced that Shortstop Carlos Correa And the right hand Chris Badack She was put on the infected list for 10 days today. Correa’s position (due to a contusion to the right middle finger) is retrospective to May 6, while Paddack’s position with right elbow inflammation is retrospective to May 9. Mark Contreras and right cotton jerseys Replaces Correa and Paddack in the active list.
As mentioned earlier todayCorrea needed more time to recover from the deep bruise he suffered in Thursday’s game, and the short player hasn’t played since. While Korea may have avoided a serious injury, things It looks more ominous For Paddack, who has a history of elbow problems. Badack is still contemplating his next step, and another surgery has not been ruled out.
Royce Lewis Correa will take over at Shortstop, and Sony GrayA return from the hit list over the weekend means the twins still have a full five-man rotation (plus Dylan Bundy on IL related to COVID). Minnesota is still missing a lot of key personnel on the injured list, so to improve that depth, Contreras and Cotton are joining the list.
Cotton already appeared in two games with the Twins earlier this season, throwing two innings before being expelled from the 40-man squad. The former Top 100 potential is trying to revive his career after a number of injuries, and after posting a 3.52 ERA over 30 2/3 rounds with Rangers last season, the twins captured Cotton in November.
Contreras was a ninth-round pick for the Twins in the 2017 draft, and the UC Riverside producer is now scheduled to make his major league debut. The 27-year-old hasn’t achieved much in his first three seasons, but after not playing in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league campaign, Contreras is back in play with brilliance, doing well in Double-A and earning a promotion. To Triple-A Rochester. Over 497 games in Rochester over the past two seasons, Contreras has averaged .246/.338/.492 with 23 smashers, and 17 steals on 23 chances.
Both Contreras and Gilberto Celestino He can play all three outside positions, and Contreras is a left-handed complement to Celestino’s right-hand racket. Minnesota now has some flexibility with the bench depth of field behind the starters Max KeplerAnd Nick GordonAnd Byron BuxtonEven though Buxton still has a slight hip strain day in and day out, the twins can’t afford to lose a normal back (especially a superstar like Buxton) when they’re already exhausted.
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