3 exciting Minnesota Twins prospects who could make their debut soon

There's still plenty of season left, and a handful of prospects who could make an impact for the Twins.
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Brooks Lee, INF

At this point it would be more surprising to see Brooks Lee not make his debut this year, as he's bee flirting with getting called up ever since getting invited to Spring Training. Lee's ascension through the Twins' farm system has been stunning, as he's looked every bit like the next big piece of the franchise's future the same way Byron Buxton and Royce Lewis did while coming up.

Lee was a first round pick just two years ago and played his way into Triple-A late last season. It's a metoric rise that has hit a snag due to injury, but all signs point toward him making the MLB roster soon. Had it not been for a herniated disc that caused him to miss the start of the season, chances are he'd have been the corresponding move when Royce Lewis was placed on the IL after Opening Day.

There was a path toward Lee outright making the Opening Day roster this spring, but even if he fell short of that before suffering an injury it's been clear for a while that it's only a matter of time before he gets the call.

When he does, he'll add another powerful young bat to the Twins youth movement while also being able to fill some holes defensively. Minnesota has a fantastic problem on its hands thanks to the resurgence of Jose Miranda, who has played his way into a roster spot even after Lewis returns. That shouldn't hold Lee back from getting worked in, as he can play second base for Edouard Julien who can slide over to DH while Lewis mans third base and Miranda potentially platoons at first.

The addition of Lee was already going to be exciting, but the way the Twins other young players have developed makes things even better.