Every MLB team brings a handful of non-roster invitees to spring training with it. It's a group that's generally a mix of fringe veteran players battling for a spot and top prospects getting a chance to show what they can do against big league talent.
For the most part, these players are a long shot to crack the Opening Day roster. But every year, there are at least a few who use a big spring to earn a major league job.
Prospects like Aaron Hicks (Minnesota Twins), Jackie Bradley (Boston Red Sox) and Jose Fernandez (Miami Marlins) broke through last season, while forgotten veterans such as Scott Kazmir (Cleveland Indians) and Miguel Tejada (Kansas City Royals) earned spots as well.
With that in mind, here is a look at 10 non-roster invitees who could turn a huge spring training into an Opening Day roster spot.