Orioles announce spring training invites and camp reserves

The Orioles are opening spring training next week with 10 non-roster invites and 22 players designated as “camp reserves.”

The restructuring is done in order to more easily execute the proper social distancing during the pandemic.

Players will be filtered into the Ed Smith Stadium complex in the same manner as the summer training camp in Bowie.

The non-roster invites consist of six pitchers, three catchers and one super-utility player.

Pitchers
LHP Fernando Abad
RHP Marcos Diplán
RHP Thomas Eshelman
RHP Conner Greene
RHP Félix Hernández
LHP Wade LeBlanc

Catchers
Nick Ciuffo
Taylor Davis
Austin Wynns

Infielder/outfielder
Stevie Wilkerson

Thumbnail image for Rutschman-Bullpen-Glove-Down-sidebar.jpgThe 22 camp reserves are highlighted by prospects Adley Rutschman, Gunnar Henderson, Adam Hall, Jordan Westburg and Heston Kjerstad, the second overall pick in last year’s draft.

Ryan Ripken also is on the list after the Orioles re-signed him to a minor league deal.

Knuckleballer Mickey Jannis will join them after also signing a new minor league contract.

Left-hander Josh Rogers is counted among the reserves after recovering from his second elbow surgery.

Pitchers
RHP Cody Carroll
RHP Jay Flaa
RHP Eric Hanhold
RHP Mickey Jannis
RHP Dustin Knight
LHP Zach Muckenhirn
RHP Evan Phillips
LHP Josh Rogers
RHP Konner Wade
RHP Spenser Watkins

Catchers
Brett Cumberland
Maverick Handley
Adley Rutschman

Infielders
Adam Hall
Gunnar Henderson
Mason McCoy
Seth Mejias-Brean
Ryan Ripken
Terrin Vavra
Jordan Westburg

Outfielders
Heston Kjerstad
Chris Shaw

Pitchers and catchers hold their first workout on Wednesday morning and the first full-squad gathering is Feb. 22.

This story will be updated.

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