Braves Announce Spring Training Non-Roster Invitees
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves released a list of 22 players who will be attending 2014 Spring Training as non-roster invitees on Monday.
Among those invited to camp are highly touted pitchers J.R. Graham and Jason Hursch as well as second baseman Tommy La Stella. All three of those men appear in Baseball America’s Top 10 Braves prospects following the 2013 season.
Here is the complete non-roster invitee breakdown by position:
PITCHERS (11): RHP Lay Batista, RHP J.R. Graham, RHP Jason Hursh, RHP Mark Lamm, RHP Cody Martin, RHP Yunesky Maya, LHP Daniel Rodriguez, RHP Gus Schlosser, LHP Atahualpa Severino, RHP Shae Simmons and LHP Ian Thomas
CATCHERS (4): Matt Kennelly, Steven Lerud, Braeden Schlehuber and Jose Yepez
INFIELDERS (6): Mat Gamel, Phil Gosselin, Tyler Greene, Mark Hamilton, Tommy La Stella and Edward Salcedo
OUTFIELDER (1): Matt Lipka