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Joey Bart, Sean Hjelle among Giants non-roster invitees

The San Francisco Giants cast a wide net last offseason in search of low-cost veteran additions to the roster, and they wound up hitting on a few as Stephen Vogt and Donovan Solano both emerged as key contributors after entering spring training as non-roster invitees.

Who will emerge to make a surprise impact this time around?

It's too soon to tell, but we at least know a few of the candidates who will be in the running after the team announced which players not on the 40-man roster have been extended an invite to MLB camp earlier:

Catchers (3)
• Joey Bart
• Tyler Heineman
• Chad Tromp

Infielders (3)
• Cristhian Adames
• Zach Green
• Drew Robinson

Outfielders (2)
• Joey Rickard
• Jamie Westbrook#SFGiants— SFGiants (@SFGiants) January 7, 2020

Non-roster invitations for Spring Training have been extended to the following players:

Pitchers (10)
• Matt Carasiti
• Tyler Cyr
• Rico Garcia
• Sean Hjelle
• Trey McNutt
• Sam Moll
• Carlos Navas
• Andrew Triggs
• Raffi Vizcaino
• Sam Wolff— SFGiants (@SFGiants) January 7, 2020

There are a few notable takeaways from that announcement.