Cubs baseball is just around the corner and spring training will be an opportunity for many players to showcase themselves after a long offseason.
The team made several additions to the rotation and bullpen, and aside from Nate Schierholtz, not many moves in the offense department. They are relying on internal options, which is a practical move given the team finished 61-101 last season.
There is a lot to be excited about with this Cubs team. While it may seem the Cubs are years off from competing, there are positive developments in the system and the team has shown a willingness to give younger players a shot.
The following list will focus on the non-roster invitees list featured on the Cubs homepage. While many players on the 40-man roster will be in a similar position, we will save them for a prospect post or something of that nature.