This may well merely be procedural maneuvering.
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Who’s left fighting for a spot?
Victorino will stay in Arizona to do Extended Spring Training, and then see how things shake out.
The spring roster is down to 36.
Lefty reliever Edgar Olmos has been traded to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named later.
No one cut today was expected to make the team, but there are a lot of big names.
Several players are now officially headed to minor league camp.
And I will not make a pun.
A power-hitting first baseman to serve as AAA depth.
Kalish was with the Cubs back in 2014, but missed the 2015 season after knee surgery.
Shane Victorino has signed a minor leauge deal with the Chicago Cubs.
That just happened here at the back fields.
Coghlan’s spot on the roster was assured, but his playing time was not.