The twins place Correa (finger) and Paddack (elbow) on the IL.


The Twins announced on Tuesday that shortstop Carlos Correa (bruised right middle finger – retroactively May 6) and right-hander Chris Paddack were placed on the 10-day disabled list (right elbow inflammation – retroactively May 9).

Injured by fouling a ball that fell from his hand over 7 innings in Baltimore on May 5, Correa hit .412 (34 hits, 14 hits) with three doubles, one home run, eight RBIs, and an OPS of 1.033 in eight games. there was. Games that lead to injuries. The 27-year-old signed with the Twins during spring training and has .255 (24 94 hits) with five doubles, two home runs, 11 RBIs, 12 runs and eight walks in 24 games this season.

The Paddack finished off in the third inning against Auckland on Sunday afternoon. The 26-year-old was acquired by the Twins in a trade with the San Diego Padres on April 7th, and has made five starts in Minnesota this season, posting a 1-1 ERA of 4.03 (22.1 IP, 10 ER), 2 walks, and 20. I did. Striking and 1.21 WHIP.

To replace Correa and Paddack on their 26-man roster, the Twins took the Triple-A St. Signed contracts for Paul’s outfielder Mark Contreras and right-hander Jharel Cotton. Contreras has played 26 games for the Saints this season, with 5 doubles, 1 triple, 5 home runs, 17 RBIs, 16 runs, 14 walks, 5 stolen bases and a .350 batting average of .239 (88 hits and 21 hits). hit) was recorded. – Default percentage. The California-born Moreno Valley player was drafted by the Twins in the ninth round of the 2017 Sophomore Players Draft at the University of California Riverside. The 27-year-old played five minor league seasons with Minnesota and .230 (1389) with 78 doubles, 13 triples, 48 ​​home runs, 198 RBIs, 221 runs, 137 walks and 52 stolen bases. 320 of the dogs). He had an on-base percentage and .313 on-base percentage in 399 games. He wears the number 55 jersey and is aiming for his major league debut. Cotton, 30, hit four for the Saints, averaging a 2.08 ERA (4.1 IP, 1 ER), allowing three hits, no walks, and striking out eight. He made the Twins’ opening day roster, appeared in two games and pitched 2.0 innings without a score, before being named for release or assignment on April 13.

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