That Yankees have officially announced their list of non-roster Spring Training invitees. The 44-player group includes minor league signees Juan Rivera, Matt Diaz, Dan Johnson, Bobby Wilson, Gil Velazquez, and Thomas Neal. Every player on the 40-man roster will automatically be in the big league camp. Here are the 38 minor leaguers who will be in camp with the Major League team in a few weeks…
David Herndon (rehabbing from Tommy John surgery)
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Obviously Sanchez, Austin, and Heathcott are the prospect headliners, but it’s interesting Mason Williams didn’t get the invite to camp. Maybe he’s still working his way back from shoulder surgery. With 84 total players in camp plus coaches plus 15 retired numbers (not including not retired but won’t be issued numbers like 20, 21, and 51) … someone’s gonna be wearing triple digits, no?