Additionally, the club outrighted outfielder Richie Robnett to Triple-A Iowa. Chicago's 40-man roster now stands at 38 players.
Right-handed pitcher Jose Ascanio and outfielders Jake Fox and Sam Fuld were optioned to Triple-A Iowa.
Two non-roster invitees have been assigned to minor league camp: left-handed pitcher Jason Waddell and infielder Bobby Scales.
Chicago's spring roster of 37 players consists of 18 pitchers (two non-roster invitees), four catchers (one non-roster invitee), eight infielders (two non-roster invitees) and seven outfielders (one non-roster invitee).
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