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Cubs reduce Spring Roster to 35 players

The Chicago Cubs today assigned 11 players to minor league camp, reducing their spring roster from 46 to 35 players.

Left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin was optioned to minor league camp.

The Chicago Cubs today assigned 11 players to minor league camp, reducing their spring roster from 46 to 35 players.

Left-handed pitcher Chris Rusin was optioned to minor league camp.

Ten non-roster invitees have been assigned to minor league camp: Right-handed pitchers Drew Carpenter, Jaye Chapman, Casey Coleman, Jensen Lewis and Blake Parker; infielders Edwin Maysonet and Brad Nelson; and outfielders Brian Bogusevic, Johermyn Chavez and Darnell McDonald.

Chicago's spring roster of 35 players consists of 18 pitchers (three non-roster invitees), four catchers (one non-roster invitee), seven infielders (two non-roster invitees) and six outfielders.

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