Acuna, other prospects among Braves non-roster invitees
Braves outfield prospect Ronald Acuna, named this week as the No. 1 overall prospect in baseball by Baseball America, is among 21 non-roster invitees to Braves spring training.
Other top prospects in the group of non-roster invitees announced by the Braves on Friday: pitchers Kolby Allard, Mike Soroka and Kyle Wright; catchers William Contreras and Alex Jackson; infielder Austin Riley, and outfielders Cristian Pache and Dustin Peterson.
Also receiving non-roster invitations were left-hander Phil Pfeifer; right-handers Josh Graham, Luke Jackson, and Miguel Socolovich; catchers Rob Brantly, Tyler Marlette and Kade Scivicque; infielders Christian Colón, Ray-Patrick Didder and Sean Kazmar; and outfielders Jaff Decker and Danny Santana.
Braves pitchers and catchers report to spring training Feb. 13 at Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Other position players report Feb. 18, and the first full-squad workout is Feb. 19.