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Yankees announce non-roster invitees for spring training

Yankees pitcher Justus Sheffield at spring training at

Yankees pitcher Justus Sheffield at spring training at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa on Feb. 21, 2017. Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The Yankees on Friday announced they have invited 20 non-roster players to major league spring training, including recently signed infielder Danny Espinosa and top prospects Estevan Florial, Justus Sheffield and Chance Adams.

Florial, an outfielder, recently was ranked the Yankees’ No. 2 prospect by Baseball America. Sheffield and Adams, both pitchers, ranked third and fourth, respectively.

The other non-roster prospects invited to spring training are righthanders Cody Carroll, Cale Coshow, Raynal Espinal, J.P. Feyereisen, Brady Lail, Dillon Tate and Taylor Widener, infielders Kyle Holder and Nick Solak, and catcher Jorge Saez.

Five additional top 10 prospects in the organization will be in camp as members of the 40-man roster: infielder Gleyber Torres (No. 1), infielder Miguel Andujar (No. 5), righthander Albert Abreu (No. 6), infielder Thairo Estrada (No. 9) and righthander Domingo Acevedo (No. 10).

The other players who were invited are catchers Francisco Diaz, Erik Kratz and Chace Numata, righthander David Hale, lefthander Wade LeBlanc and infielder/outfielder Jace Peterson.

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