Twins keep collecting young, athletic shortstops

Fred Guerrero smiled as he heard the question. It concerned the Twins’ stockpile of young shortstop prospects and the apparent logjam they could soon encounter at the position.

“That’s a good problem to have, right?” Guerrero, the Twins’ Latin American scouting coordinator, said as he watched pregame work from the visitors’ dugout at Fenway Park in Boston. “”It’s true. We have a good shortstop at every level.”

From Jorge Polanco, who turns 24 next week, in his first full season at the big-league level, down through slick-fielding Engelb Vielma (Triple-A Rochester) and former first-round draft pick Nick Gordon (Double-A Chattanooga) at the top two minor-league levels, the Twins seemingly are well-stocked in the near term.

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