Almonte invited to camp

The Brewers invited infielder Erick Almonte to Major League Spring Training today, bringing to 13 the number of non-roster invitees to camp.

Almonte, who turns 33 on Monday, spent each of the past two years with the Brewers’ Triple-A affiliate in Nashville and is coming off one of his best seasons. He batted a career-best .320 in 2010 with 21 doubles and 38 RBIs. 
Almonte has a bit of Major League experience, appearing in 39 games with the Yankees in 2001 and 2003.
Following is the camp roster as of Thursday. Players with asterisks are the non-roster invitees:
Pitchers (27)
59 John Axford……………………………………..RHP
21 Zach Braddock …………………………………LHP
45 Mark DiFelice* …………………………………RHP
48 Tim Dillard* ……………………………………..RHP
52 Pat Egan…………………………………………RHP
49 Yovani Gallardo ……………………………….RHP
54 Sean Green …………………………………….RHP
13 Zack Greinke …………………………………..RHP
32 LaTroy Hawkins ……………………………….RHP
64 Robert Hinton* …………………………………RHP
46 Justin James……………………………………RHP
61 Brandon Kintzler ………………………………RHP
50 Kameron Loe …………………………………..RHP
18 Shaun Marcum ………………………………..RHP
58 Mike McClendon………………………………RHP
66 Roque Mercedes ……………………………..RHP
65 Dan Merklinger …………………………………LHP
38 Chris Narveson…………………………………LHP
26 Manny Parra…………………………………….LHP
73 Wily Peralta……………………………………..RHP
47 Amaury Rivas ………………………………….RHP
37 Mark Rogers ……………………………………RHP
40 Takashi Saito …………………………………..RHP
72 Cody Scarpetta ………………………………..RHP
71 Zack Segovia*………………………………….RHP
57 Mitch Stetter …………………………………….LHP
43 Randy Wolf………………………………………LHP
Catchers (7)
76 Anderson De La Rosa*………………………….C
16 George Kottaras …………………………………..C
20 Jonathan Lucroy …………………………………..C
60 Martin Maldonado…………………………………C
33 Wil Nieves……………………………………………C
67 Shawn Riggans* …………………………………..C
11 Mike Rivera* ………………………………………..C
Infielders (11)
74 Erick Almonte* …………………………………..INF
3 Yuniesky Betancourt……………………………SS
30 Craig Counsell …………………………………..INF
9 Luis Cruz ………………………………………….INF
63 Eric Farris …………………………………………INF
28 Prince Fielder……………………………………..1B
24 Mat Gamel …………………………………………3B
68 Edwin Maysonet*……………………………….INF
14 Casey McGehee …………………………………3B
23 Rickie Weeks ……………………………………..2B
75 Zelous Wheeler* ………………………………..INF
Outfielders (8)
12 Brandon Boggs…………………………………..OF
8 Ryan Braun ……………………………………….OF
7 Chris Dickerson ………………………………….OF
77 Caleb Gindl* ………………………………………OF
27 Carlos Gomez ……………………………………OF
1 Corey Hart …………………………………………OF
62 Jeremy Reed*…………………………………….OF
70 Logan Schafer*…………………………………..OF
Major League Staff
10 Ron Roenicke…………………………….Manager
35 Garth Iorg ………………………………..1B Coach
39 Rick Kranitz………………………Pitching Coach
53 Stan Kyles…………………………Bullpen Coach
36 Jerry Narron………………………..Bench Coach
6 Ed Sedar …………………………………3B Coach
29 Dale Sveum ………………………..Hitting Coach
56 Joe Crawford ………………Coaching Assistant
55 Marcus Hanel ………………….Bullpen Catcher
31 John Shelby ………………….Outfield Instructor
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