The Atlanta Braves announced Wednesday afternoon they have invited 26 players not on their 40-man roster to Spring Training and there are some big names on this list.
While the likelihood of any of the non-roster invitees making the Atlanta Braves roster out of camp is low, it is fun to see some of the highly touted prospects play in Spring Training.
Not many on the list of 26 really have a chance of making the roster.
The exceptions would be Felix Hernandez, who was recently signed with the intentions of giving him the chance to win the fifth spot in the rotation; Yangervis Solarte, who has a shot at being a bench piece with the Braves; and fan favorite, Charlie Culberson, who seems fairly certain for a spot on the 26-man roster.
Here is the complete list of non-roster players:
Believe it or not, pitchers and catchers report on February 12th, with the first full-squad workout on February 18th. The countdown is on.