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Minnesota Twins: Bartlett plans to retire

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...
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Jason Bartlett retires after rehab assignment

The Minnesota Twins were awaiting the return of shortstop Jason Bartlett from the disabled list, but that return will not happen. Rather than completing his rehab assignment and rejoining the Twins, Bartlett has decided to retire as a player. Robert Falkoff of reported Saturday that Bartlett has decided to end his rehab early and begin the paperwork that would officially...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Bartlett appears set to retire

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...
Via Fox Sports North
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB News: Jason Bartlett retiring after 10 seasons

After playing 10 seasons at the big league level, infielder Jason Bartlett is retiring from baseball, according to Mike Beradino of the Pioneer Press.Bartlett was currently playing for the Minnesota Twins and was on the 15-day DL due to a sprained left ankle. He started on Thursday for Class-A Fort Myers and played two games of extended spring training, but decided to call it quits...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Jason Bartlett begins rehab assignment

The Minnesota Twins enter a weekend series against the Kansas City Royals at 8-7, a half game behind the Detroit Tigers in the American League Central. They received some promising news on the injury front, as utility infielder Jason Bartlett began a Minor League rehab assignment and could be ready to rejoin the Twins soon. As reported by Rhett Bollinger of, Bartlett...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' outfield takes another hit as Bartlett goes on DL

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...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Not buying the Jason Bartlett chemistry angle

Jason Bartlett's comeback attempt after sitting out 2013 was a curiosity when Spring Training began. And when the NRI invite by the Minnesota Twins turned into a spring without any hits, the thought was the comeback attempt was doomed as much as Abreu's was with the Phillies. But despite a 3 for 36 spring, Bartlett has made the Twins!? This linked article describes the decision...
Via The Flagrant Fan
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Old Twins Bartlett and Kubel hoping for second tour of duty

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...
Via Fox Sports North
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins to bring Jason Bartlett to spring training

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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