The Atlanta Braves today announced that they will have 22 non-roster invitees in Spring Training in 2014.
The list of non-roster players includes left-handed pitchers Daniel Rodriguez, Atahualpa Severino and Ian Thomas; right-handed pitchers Lay Batista, J.R. Graham, Jason Hursh, Mark Lamm, Cody Martin, Yunesky Maya, Gus Schlosser and Shae Simmons; catchers Matt Kennelly, Steve Lerud, Braeden Schlehuber and Jose Yepez; infielders Mat Gamel, Phil Gosselin, Tyler Greene, Mark Hamilton, Tommy La Stella and Edward Salcedo; and outfielder Matt Lipka.
The Atlanta Braves have been training at ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida since 1998. Pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training on Thursday, February 13, while position players report on Tuesday, February 18. The first full squad workout will be held on Wednesday, February 19.
NON-ROSTER INVITEES (22)
PITCHERS (11): RHP Lay Batista, RHP J.R. Graham, RHP Jason Hursh, RHP Mark Lamm, RHP Cody Martin, RHP Yunesky Maya, LHP Daniel Rodriguez, RHP Gus Schlosser, LHP Atahualpa Severino, RHP Shae Simmons and LHP Ian Thomas.
CATCHERS (4): Matt Kennelly, Steven Lerud, Braeden Schlehuber and Jose Yepez.
INFIELDERS (6): Mat Gamel, Phil Gosselin, Tyler Greene, Mark Hamilton, Tommy La Stella and Edward Salcedo.
OUTFIELDER (1): Matt Lipka.