4 Twins players who could lose their roster spot after Manuel Margot trade

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After making what seems to be one final external move, the Minnesota Twins need to answer a few internal questions before Opening Day rolls around.

On Monday the Twins traded for Maneul Margot, adding some much-needed right-handed hitting to the bench while also getting some valuable Byron Buxton insurance. Before March 28th arrives, Minnesota will have to decide who will lose their 26-man roster spot to make room for Margot.

The good news is that there are more players firmly locked into roster spots that the decision won't upset the balance too much. It still won't be an easy call to make as the guys who are in line to be bumped back by Margot are players who everyone had high hopes for heading into the season.

4 Twins players who could lose their roster spot after Manuel Margot trade

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It's most likely that Margot takes a position player's roster spot, but for the sake of argument we can't ignore the possibility that a pitcher gets impacted. Nobody from the starting rotation is in danger, but there's a chance the Twins take a hit in the bullpen if the team wants to carry an extra positional player.

That's a big if, but in the event it happens Griffin Jax could be the odd-man-out.

A case could be made for Brock Stewart, but he's all out of options. Caleb Thielbar is also a risk to send down, and the team won't have new additions like Jay Jackson, Steven Okert, or Josh Staumont anywhere other than the MLB roster.

It's an extreme long shot, but that leaves Jax simply by process of elimination.