CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs have invited the following 19 non-roster players to major league Spring Training, which begins Wednesday, February 14 when pitchers and catchers have their first formal workout at the club’s Nike Performance Center in Mesa, Ariz. The team’s first full-squad workout will take place Monday, February 19.
The following 11 pitchers have been invited to major league camp: right-handed pitchers Colten Brewer, Chris Clarke, Carl Edwards Jr., Sam McWilliams, Ethan Roberts, Cam Sanders and Riley Thompson, as well as left-handed pitchers Edwin Escobar, Richard Lovelady, Thomas Pannone and Brad Wieck.
Three infielders have been invited to major league camp: David Bote, Matt Shaw and Chase Strumpf.
One outfielder has been invited to major league camp: Owen Caissie.
Four catchers have been invited to major league camp: Jorge Alfaro, Pablo Aliendo, Joe Hudson and Bryce Windham.