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The Chicago Cubs have reduced their spring training roster to 40, by sending 18 players to minor league camp.

Pitchers Robert Coello and Thomas Diamond were sent to Triple-A Iowa, and pitchers Alberto Cabrera, Rafael Dolis and Kyle Smit were sent to Double-A Tennessee.

In addition, 13 non-roster invitees were assigned to minor league spring training: right-handed pitchers Chris Carpenter, Jay Jackson and Trey McNutt; left-handed pitcher Scott Rice; catchers Steve Clevenger and Chris Robinson; infielders Bryan LaHair, Marquez Smith and Josh Vitters; and outfielders Jim Adduci, Brett Jackson, Lou Montanez and Brad Snyder.

The Cubs current spring training roster is now made up of 20 pitchers, four catchers, 10 infielders and six outfielders, for a total of 40players.