3/8/2013 3:20 P.M. ET
Cubs Reduce Spring Roster to 59 Players
By / MLB.com
MESA, AZ - The Chicago Cubs today sent three players to minor league camp, reducing their spring roster from 62 to 59 players.
Outfielder Matt Szczur was optioned to Double-A Tennessee, while two non-roster invitees have been assigned to minor league camp: right-handed pitcher Dayan Diaz and catcher Michael Brenly.
Chicago's spring roster of 59 players consists of 30 pitchers (10 non-roster invitees), five catchers (two non-roster invitees), 14 infielders (five non-roster invitees) and 10 outfielders (three non-roster invitees).
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