MESA – The Chicago Cubs today reduced the spring roster from 66 to 56 players.
Outfielders Alexander Canario and Brennen Davis have been optioned to Triple-A Iowa.
Right-handed pitchers Ben Brown and Ryan Jensen, and catcher Miguel Amaya, have been optioned to
Outfielder Kevin Alcántara has been optioned to High-A South Bend.
Four non-roster invitees have been assigned to minor league camp: right-handed pitchers Danis Correa,
Jordan Holloway and Ben Leeper, and outfielder Pete Crow-Armstrong.
Chicago’s spring roster of 56 players consists of 33 pitchers (which includes 13 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.