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USA TODAY Sports Minnesota shortstop Jason Bartlett took one of the final spots on the Twins’ 25-man roster for opening day. The veteran will also serve as the backup centerfielder.

Twins finalize opening day roster

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By Brian Murphy

St. Paul Pioneer Press

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A flurry of waiver transactions broke the Twins’ roster logjam Thursday when the club banished two regressing regulars and extended a lifeline to a veteran whose versatility and leadership whitewashed a wretched spring at the plate.


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