The invitations to former major leaguers Rob Johnson, J.R. Towles and Justin Christian were previously announced when the players were signed earlier in the off-season.
2013 St. Louis Cardinals major league spring training non-roster invitees
OUTFIELDERS (2): Justin Christian, Oscar Taveras
The remainder of the players invited to major league camp consist of the organization's 40-man roster. You can see this full list via the Roster Matrix at The Cardinal Nation blog.
Cardinals' pitchers and catchers report to Jupiter, Fla. on Monday, February 11 and hold their first workout on Tuesday, February 12. The Cardinals full squad reports on Thursday, February 14 and conducts its first workout on Friday, February 15, followed by their opening Grapefruit League contest on Saturday, February 23 against the Miami Marlins.
January 31 update: Reliever Barret Browning became the 17th NRI. After being outrighted, the left-hander cleared waivers and is assigned to Triple-A Memphis.
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