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Cory Lewis was the Twins 9th round pick in 2022 out of UC-Santa Barbara. He made his professional debut in 2023 in Fort Myers and after a couple of months moved up to Cedar Rapids. Overall, he went 9-4 with a 2.49 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP. In 101 1/3 innings, he had 118 strikeouts and 33 walks. He then helped the Kernels to the Midwest League championship. After the season, Twins Daily named him the Twins Minor League Starting Pitcher of the Year, and he was also named the Jim Rantz Award recipient as Twins best minor league pitcher. In this conversation, we get to find out all about Lewis's ball-playing career, starting when he was very young. He was a star in high school, committed to Santa Barbara early, and put in some hard work to finally get to be an impact starter in college. Find out about his draft experience, his early time in the organization, and all about his 2023 season. Learn about his five pitches, which you may have heard includes a knuckleball.