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  • adj. Not included on the official team roster

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non- +‎ roster

Examples

  • Jakubauskas was signed as a nonroster invitee on the recommendation of ex-Mariners pitching coach Rick Adair, now Baltimore's bullpen coach.

    The Seattle Times

  • The Mariners would like to keep nonroster invite Kennedy as their primary backup infielder.

    The Seattle Times

  • State Fullerton last season, also is among the 22 nonroster players invited to camp.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Recker, a nonroster player, hit .288 at Triple-A Sacramento last season and is perennially a strong spring performer - he entered Friday's game batting .333.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Josh Horton, a 25-year-old who played at the University of North Carolina, was the last man added as a nonroster invite, in large part because of the A's unsettled backup infield spot.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • • Tanzanian trialist Mrisho Ngassa was the only nonroster player to participate Wednesday, entering the game as a second-half substitute.

    The Seattle Times

  • Seattle announced the deal Thursday, making Delcarmen the 23rd nonroster invitee to the Mariners' spring-training camp in Tempe, Ariz.

    The Seattle Times

  • That individualized approach is what endeared Rothschild to Neal Cotts, a nonroster left-hander with the Yankees who played for the Cubs from 2007 to 2009.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Kyle Gibson and Carlos Gutierrez headline a list of 19 nonroster players the Twins officially invited to spring training Tuesday.

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  • The A's like Sogard a lot, and he's still on the younger side, at 24, compared with Tolleson and Andy LaRoche, nonroster hopefuls who are both 27.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

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