(CBS) The Cubs on Friday sent seven more players to minor league camp, reducing their spring roster to 43 players in the process.

Right-hander Pierce Johnson, right-hander Felix Pena, catcher Victor Caratini and outfielder Jacob Hannemann have been optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Infielder Chesny Young, outfielder Eloy Jimenez and outfielder Mark Zagunis have been assigned to minor league camp.

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