Watch: Twins' No. 1 pick Royce Lewis homers in 1st at-bat

Royce Lewis went yard in his first professional at-bat.
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It took Royce Lewis one at-bat to start showing off at the professional level.

Tracked down video of Royce Lewis' first professional at-bat. Home run that went in the 400 feet range. #MNTwinspic.twitter.com/GsIZvN07ES

— Darren Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) June 26, 2017

The Twins' No. 1 overall pick in the MLB Draft hit a 400-foot home run to center field in his first at-bat with the Gulf Coast League Twins. He batted second and played shortstop and finished 2-for-4 in his debut.

According Ted Schwerzler, Lewis' homer traveled 411 feet. The 18-year-old, who just graduated from high school, grounded out to short, lined out to left and singled to center.

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