Roster Moves: Cubs reduce spring roster to 51
Kilian has been optioned to Iowa (Jayne Kamin Oncea - USA Today Sports)

Roster Moves: Cubs reduce spring roster to 51

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MESA – The Chicago Cubs today reduced the spring roster from 56 to 51 players.

Right-handed pitchers Jeremiah Estrada and Caleb Kilian have been optioned to Triple-A Iowa.

Three non-roster invitees have been assigned to minor league camp: left-handed pitchers Bailey Horn and Eric Stout, and right-handed pitcher Nick Neidert.

Chicago’s spring roster of 51 players consists of 28 pitchers (which includes 10 non-roster invitees), four catchers (two non-roster invitees), 11 infielders (three non-roster invitees), six outfielders (two non-roster invitees) and two infielder/outfielders.

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