Royce Oliver Lewis is a Major League Baseball shortstop for the Minnesota Twins. He is an American baseball player who currently resides in Minnesota.
In the 2017 Major League Baseball draft, the Twins selected him with the first overall pick. In 2022, Lewis made his debut with the Major League Baseball.
Lewis received his high school education at JSerra Catholic High School in San Juan Capistrano, California. After having a batting average of.429 and four home runs during his junior year, he was named the high school baseball player of the year by the Los Angeles Times.
During the summer of 2016, he participated in the Under Armour All-American Game at Wrigley Field and the Perfect Game All-American Classic at Petco Park. In both of those games, he was selected the Most Valuable Player (MVP).
Before switching to shortstop for his senior year of high school, Lewis spent the first three years of his high school career mostly playing third base and the outfield.
Lewis was highly regarded as a potential first-round pick for the Major League Baseball draft that took place in 2017.
He has signed a letter of intent to play college baseball for the University of California, Irvine.
After finishing his senior year with a batting average of .377, four home runs, and 25 stolen bases, he was honored with the Baseball Gatorade Player of the Year award in the state of California in 2017.
How Much Does Royce Lewis Make?
The average annual income for Royce Lewis is $700,000. Lewis will be paid $700,000 in basic salary and $700,000 in total salary in 2022.