Marlins Invite 17 to Spring Training
The Florida Marlins announced Thursday they have invited 17 non-roster players to their eighth annual Spring Training camp and the second under Manager John Boles. The Marlins have invited six pitchers to camp, including righthanders Jason Grilli, Bronswell Patrick, Ricky Bones, Claudio Vargas, Gary Knotts and left-hander Scott Comer. The Marlins have invited four infielders, including Sean McNally, Chris Clapinski, Joe Funaro and Mendy Lopez. Five catchers were extended invites, including Sandy Martinez, Ryan Robertson, Chris Tremie, Brandon Harper and Matt Treanor. Two outfielders, Mark Smith and Jaime Jones, were also invited.