Spring Training 2012: Chicago Cubs Latest Roster Moves

April 1, 2012 by  

The Chicago Cubs made another set of cuts to their spring training roster this week, and surprised a few fans with the demotion of Welington Castillo and Randy Wells.

It was also announced that Steve Clevenger and Joe Mather will be on the Opening Day roster when the Cubs start the season April 4.

Welington Castillo was slated to be the backup catcher behind Geovany Soto, but his season will instead start in Iowa. The 24-year-old is one of the Cubs' top prospects and will benefit from playing every day in the minors. 

Taking his place will be Steve Clevenger, a 25-year-old with just four career at bats in the majors. He will provide the Cubs ...

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