The Pirates have announced 19 additional non-roster invitees for MLB Spring Training. The list includes a lot of interesting prospects, highlighted by Austin Meadows and Kevin Newman. It also includes some familiar names, like Brandon Cumpton, Casey Sadler, and Angel Sanchez. Here is the full list, with info on each player to follow:
Brandon Cumpton has missed the last two seasons due to multiple surgeries, one for his shoulder and the other was Tommy John surgery. He has spent a lot of time at Pirate City rehabbing since his last big league game back in 2014. Cumpton has no shot to make the team out of Spring Training, but it will be nice to see him back out on the mound as he tries to get back to the majors.
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