Carlos Correa’s start with the Minnesota Twins has taken an unfortunate turn. The former first overall pick and All-Star will miss time due to a finger fracture. The Twins had outmaneuvered every other team to land the superstar shortstop but his injury will sideline him.

The Twins shouldn’t fear too much, though. Losing Correa will sting but they still have Byron Buxton playing out of his mind and several other players shining such as Max Kepler, Trevor Larnach and Joe Ryan. The Twins’ record of 15-11 record has them atop the AL Central and they have a very intriguing prospect to fill his place.

According to Dan Hayes of The Athletic, the Twins have another former first overall pick to replace Correa for the time being. Royce Lewis will get the call up to man the shortstop position against the Oakland Athletics.

The 22-year-old Lewis was picked first overall in the 2017 draft. The 22-year-old has posted an OPS of .993, a batting average of .310 and a walk-per-strikeout ratio of 0.85 over 24 games at the AAA level. Although Correa’s shoes are big ones to fill, Lewis has the talent to do so, at least until Correa returns.

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Minnesota having to rely on a first-time big leaguer is no issue against Oakland, one of the worst teams in the major leagues. Lewis will be in a lineup full of great hitters and should be able to fit right in.

The Correa injury is a brutal development for Minnesota but having someone as good as Lewis to step in is a showing of their immense talent. The Twins’ record is good enough to survive his recovery.