Aug 24, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Juan Francisco (47) follows through after hitting a double against Tampa Bay Rays in the fifth inning at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
It is certainly going to be an interesting spring training for each of these five non-roster invitees. While some of them face long odds, a hot bat or an injury to a roster player could send any of them north with the Tampa Bay Rays. If not, it’s nice to know that several players of this caliber will be at Triple-A Durham and only a phone call away.
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