#Cubs trim 11 from spring camp
The Cubs assigned 11 players to Minor League camp, reducing their spring roster from 56 to 45 players.
Right-handed pitchers Carl Edwards Jr. and Pierce Johnson; left-handed pitcher C.J. Riefenhauser; infielder Arismendy Alcantara; and catcher Willson Contreras were optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Infielder Jeimer Candelario has been optioned to Double-A Tennessee.
Five non-roster invitees have been assigned to Minor League camp: Right-handed pitchers Stephen Fife, Felix Pena and Drew Rucinski; left-handed pitcher Edgar Olmos; and catcher Taylor Davis.