The Braves announced their non-roster invitees to major-league spring training Monday.
The group includes 25 players: 11 pitchers, three catchers, seven infielders and four outfielders. There’s a healthy mix of highly touted prospects and veterans trying to earn a spot. Outfielder Drew Waters, who will be the organization’s No. 1 position player prospect when expected starting center fielder Cristian Pache graduates, leads the youngsters. He’s joined by catcher Shea Langeliers, outfielder Michael Harris, first baseman Bryce Ball and infielder Braden Shewmake, among other prospects inching closer to the majors.
Below is the complete list of non-roster invitees, as provided by the Braves: Pitchers (11): Thomas Burrows (LH), Jason Creasy, Carl Edwards, Daysbel Hernandez, Kurt Hoekstra, Connor Johnstone, Nate Jones, Nolan Kingham, Freddy Tarnok, Victor Vodnik, William Woods Catchers (3): Logan Brown, Shea Langeliers, Jonathan Morales Infielders (7): Ehire Adrianza, CJ Alexander, Bryce Ball, Sean Kazmar, Jason Kipnis, Pablo Sandoval, Braden Shewmake Outfielders (4): Justin Dean, Michael Harris, Trey Harris, Drew Waters