Chicago Cubs: Happ, Jimenez among 24 non-roster players invited to Spring Training


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Gary Vasquez - USA Today Sports
Gary Vasquez - USA Today Sports

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs have invited the following 24 non-roster players to major league spring training, which begins Tuesday, February 14 when pitchers and catchers are invited to report in advance of their first formal workout on Wednesday, February 15 at the club’s Under Armour Performance Center in Mesa, Ariz.

Position players are invited to report to camp Friday, February 17 with the team’s first full squad workout Saturday, February 18.

The following 14 pitchers have been invited to major league camp: right-handed pitchers Andury Acevedo, Maikel Cleto, Daniel Corcino, James Farris, Seth Frankoff, Jim Henderson, Casey Kelly, Jhondaniel Medina, Conor Mullee, Fernando Rodriguez and Ryan Williams, as well as left-handed pitchers Gerardo Concepcion, Manny Parra and Zac Rosscup.

Five infielders have been invited to major league camp: Chris Dominguez, Ian Happ, Munenori Kawasaki, Jemile Weeks and Chesny Young.

Three outfielders have been invited to big league camp: John Andreoli, Eloy Jimenez and Mark Zagunis.

Two catchers have been invited to big league camp: Carlos Corporan and Taylor Davis.


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