Orioles invite 17 roster hopefuls to camp

Orioles invite 17 roster hopefuls to camp

BALTIMORE -- The Orioles will have 17 non-roster players in Major League Spring Training, the club announced on Monday.

The group is comprised of four left-handed pitchers, three right-handers, three catchers, four infielders and three outfielders. They will compete, along with the members of the Orioles' 40-man roster, for a spot on the team's Opening Day roster while in Sarasota, Fla.

The pitchers are Pedro Beato, Jeff Beliveau (L), Cesar Cabral (L), Hunter Harvey, Andy Oliver (L), Todd Redmond and Ashur Tolliver (L). The three catchers are Jonah Heim, Audry Perez and Chance Sisco. Paul Janish, Trey Mancini, Ozzie Martinez and Steve Tolleson are the infielders, while Xavier Avery, L.J. Hoes and Alfredo Marte join the outfield group.

Orioles pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training on Feb. 18, and the first full-squad workout at the Ed Smith Stadium complex is scheduled for Feb. 24.

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