With the start of Major League baseball's spring training only six weeks away many teams are beginning to hand out individual invites to their camps. The Detroit Tigers joined that list on Tuesday by announcing 18 invitees to their camp, which starts with pitchers and catchers reporting on February 20th.
@OFFICIAL_TIGERS: Tigers have invited 18 players to major league camp today, including pitchers Chris Bootcheck, Darin Downs & Drew Smyly
Other players invited were Catchers Rob Brantly, Curt Casali, Bryan Holaday, Patrick Leyland, James McCann and Omir Santos. Infielders Nick Castellanos, Audy Ciriaco, Argenis Diaz and Ryan Strieby. Infielders/outfielders Justin Henry and Eric Patterson also received invites. Finally, Outfielders Quintin Berry, Jerad Head and Matt Young were invited. The rest of the invitees are expected to report on February 24, four days after pitchers and catchers have their first workouts.