Cubs outright right-handed pitcher Sonnanstine

Chicago Cubs right-handed pitcher Andy Sonnanstine today was assigned outright to the club's Triple-A Iowa roster, reducing the team's spring roster to 47 players.

Chicago's 40-man roster now stands at 39 players.  

Chicago's spring roster of 47 players consists of 21 pitchers (five non-roster invitees), five catchers (two non-roster invitees), 12 infielders (five non-roster invitees) and nine outfielders (three non-roster invitees).