On Wednesday, the Cubs optioned infielders Arismendy Alcantara and Logan Watkins and outfielder Matt Szczur to Iowa, and optioned outfielder Jorge Soler to Double-A Tennessee.
Five other non-roster invitees were assigned to Minor League camp besides Hatley. They were right-hander Carlos Pimentel, left-hander Eric Jokisch, infielders Kris Bryant and Jeudy Valdez and outfielder Albert Almora.
The Cubs' spring roster currently consists of 27 pitchers (seven non-roster invitees), five catchers (three non-roster invitees), 11 infielders (four non-roster invitees) and 11 outfielders (five non-roster invitees).
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