The Padres have been searching for long-term stability at shortstop for the better part of a decade. Since Khalil Greene's career began to decline in 2008, the club has used 23 players at short, and only three -- Jason Bartlett, Everth Cabrera and Alexi Amarista -- have played a full season's worth of games there.
April 07, 2016
Jason Bartlett Earlier this week, Jason Bartlett informed the Minnesota Twins that he plans to retire from Major League Baseball. The paperwork for an official announcement is expected to be completed next week. But his presence in the lineup will barely be missed. Bartlett made his Major League debut on August 3, 2004 for the Minnesota Twins. In 2006, he and three other Twins players...
Jason Bartlett's comeback appears to be over. According to multiple reports, Bartlett has informed the Minnesota Twins that he is retiring. The 34-year-old utility infielder began the season on the Twins' 25-man roster but was placed on the disabled list with an ankle injury. He missed the entire 2013 season with an injury but was hoping to stick around with Minnesota. Bartlett spent...
MINNEAPOLIS -- Through six games of the season, Minnesota's outfielders have had a hard time staying healthy. Left fielder Josh Willingham was hit in the hand by a pitch on Sunday against Cleveland and left the game. Meanwhile, right fielder Oswaldo Arcia has been dealing with a wrist injury that sidelined him for the last two days. With few options, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have placed utility man Jason Bartlett on the disabled list with a sprained left ankle and recalled catcher-outfielder Chris Herrmann from Triple-A Rochester.
Minnesota's bench has a bit of a retro look, with the return of Jason Kubel and Jason Bartlett. The Twins hope Kubel can give the team a boost at designated hitter.
After joining Cleveland for the final month, Jason Kubel found himself in a familiar place in Minnesota when the Indians finished the regular season. During that series with the Twins, Kubel stopped in the home clubhouse to see some of his old teammates and coaches. Manager Ron Gardenhire got to the point. ''I said, `Why aren't you in this clubhouse?''' Gardenhire recalled. ''He...
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January 27, 2014 | Discuss
MINNEAPOLIS -- Shortly after former Twins Jason Bartlett and Jason Kubel rejoined the fold with Minnesota this winter, they got a call from another Jason who also wanted in. "After (Kubel) signed, which was after me, Jason Tyner called me and said, 'What's going on? Is this an Old Timer's game? Do I need to pack my bag or what?'" Bartlett said. "That was funny. We have good memories...
The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with former starting shortstop Jason Bartlett on a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training. The Twins announced the deal on Wednesday among several other minor moves. Bartlett is one of 11 non-roster players who'll be in camp. The 34-year-old did not appear in the majors last season, but he was a regular for six...
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November 20, 2013 | Discuss
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