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November 12, 2013

Transaction Analysis

Perez Built On

by R.J. Anderson


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Signed SS-R Jason Bartlett to a minor-league deal. [11/11]

Here's an unexpected development. Bartlett sat out the 2013 season after back-to-back stinkers. He resurfaces, now 34, with the team that he broke into the majors with. It's impossible to know what a year away from the game did for Bartlett, positive or otherwise, but his recent performances suggested he didn't have much left. The flip side is that he was a starting shortstop just three years ago. This is a no-risk deal, and who knows; perhaps Bartlett comes back physically and mentally refreshed and contributes off the bench. At worst, it's an outside-the-box thought on Terry Ryan's part.

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