Kawasaki among Cubs' 24 spring NRIs

January 28th, 2017

The Cubs announced Friday that they have invited 24 non-roster players to Major League Spring Training, which begins in less than three weeks.

Pitchers that were invited include righties , , , James Farris, Seth Frankoff, Jim Henderson, , Jhondaniel Medina, , and Ryan Williams, and lefties , Manny Parra and .

Five infielders -- Chris Dominguez, Ian Happ, , and Chesny Young -- and catchers and Taylor Davis were also invited, along with outfielders John Andreoli, Eloy Jimenez and Mark Zagunis.

Pitchers and catchers report Feb. 14 and position players report that Friday; the first full-squad workout will be Feb. 18.