Cubs Reduce Spring Roster to 32 Players

MESA - The Chicago Cubs have assigned three players to minor league camp, reducing their spring roster from 35 to 32 players.

Three players have been optioned to Triple-A Iowa: Right-handed pitcher Brian Schlitter, left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup and outfielder Junior Lake.

Chicago's spring roster of 32 players consists of 16 pitchers, four catchers (one non-roster invitee), six infielders (one non-roster invitee) and six outfielders.