Originally posted on Bombers Beat:
As they do around this time every year, the Yankees have unveiled their big list of Spring Training invitees. Some of these names – Matt Diaz, Juan Rivera, Bobby Wilson, Dan Johnson and others – have leaked out previously, but now we have the complete rundown. They’ll have a staggering 84 players scheduled to report to camp, so there will be no shortage of dark horse roster candidates just hoping to open some eyes.
(For those of you with eagle eyes, the press release states they’ve invited six catchers and nine infielders. Technically, Greg Bird – listed as an infielder – is the sixth catcher.)
The press release from the Yankees follows:
The New York Yankees today announced that they have signed five players to minor league contracts with an invitation to Major League Spring Training: OF Matt Diaz, INF Dan Johnson, OF Thomas Neal, OF Juan Rivera…
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