This spring the Pittsburgh Pirates invited 22 non-roster players to their major league camp for spring training. Now just under a month into the camp, 16 of them still remain with the big league squad. In this article I will breakdown the performance of each individual player going into Sunday along with, in my opinion, their chances of making the opening day roster.

First, I will start with the players who did not survive the first cut which occurred on March 5th.

Tony Sanchez - Tony really had no chance of making the team.  Early in spring training teams always carry extra catchers so the pitchers can get their throwing in. Once the minor league camp opens then they need the extra catchers down there so the team will usually cut them first. Tony played one spring game hitting a dou...

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