3/29 Roster moves
The Cubs reduced the spring roster to 30 players on Sunday. Right-handed pitchers Kevin Hart and Randy Wells were optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Catcher Mark Johnson, infielders Andres Blanco and Esteban German and outfielders Brad Snyder and So Taguchi were assigned to the Minor League camp. The spring roster now includes 16 pitchers, three catchers, six infielders and five outfielders.
— Carrie Muskat