3 players Twins could add to replace Carlos Correa after oblique injury

With Carlos Correa expected to miss time, who will step up and replace him?
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Trevor Larnach, OF

This one is tricky, but it could be a case where the Twins wait a minute to put Correa on the IL to give Larnach some time to rehab.

He's currently down in Fort Myers working his way back from turf toe that caused him to miss the start of the season in St. Paul. Chances are had he not been battling that he'd be up with the team already, but the injury has caused a bit of a delay and complicated Larnach being a viable injury replacement option.

There was a path for him to the MLB roster before the injury to Correa. Matt Wallner is slumping hard at the plate and it might behoove the Twins to send him down to Triple-A to try and get right. In that scenario, assuming he was healthy, Larnach makes perfect sense as a replacement for Wallner in the majors.

With Correa out he makes even more sense, but the timing of the injury is key here. It seems he's close to getting back but not quite ready to factor into things. What this could lead to is a situation like the Twins had with Max Kepler where they wait to put Correa on the IL but that might be overcomplicating a situation that has a simpler solution.

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