Jason Alan Bartlett (born October 30, 1979, in Mountain View, California) is a Major League Baseball shortstop who is currently playing baseball for the Tampa Bay Rays. Bartlett went to the University of Oklahoma. His MLB debut was August 3, 2004 for the Minnesota Twins.
When on the Twins, Bartlett was one of four players known for speed and small ball, nicknamed "The Piranhas" by Chicago White Sox manager, Ozzie Guillén. The Twins embraced the term during the 2006 season. The other Piranhas were Jason Tyner, Luis Castillo, and Nick Punto.
In 2007 he led all major league shortstops in errors, with 26.
- Jason Bartlett: The Missing Ingredient (Minnesota Public Radio)
- Simply-Baseball-Notebook.com: Bartlett seizes the moment.