Prospect Diaz among Dodgers' spring invites

January 30th, 2018

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers have invited 22 non-roster players to Spring Training, which begins when pitchers and catchers report on Feb. 12.

The list:

Pitchers

LHP Manny Banuelos

RHP Joe Broussard

RHP

RHP C.C. Lee

RHP

LHP

RHP Zach Neal

RHP

LHP/RHP Pat Venditte

Catchers

Keibert Ruiz

Will Smith



Infielders

Matt Beaty

Drew Jackson





Edwin Rios



Outfielders

Yusniel Diaz

DJ Peters

Henry Ramos



The list includes eight players who rank among the top 30 prospects in the Dodgers' farm system, according to MLB Pipeline: Diaz (No. 5), Ruiz (No. 6), Smith (No. 8), Rios (No. 15), Peters (No. 16), Jackson (No. 17), Beaty (No. 29) and Peter (No. 30).

A notable inclusion is Venditte, a switch-pitcher.