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The 2018 Cubs by the numbers

A complete numerical list of this year’s Cubs as they get ready to head to spring training

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The Cubs will have 58 players in spring camp, the entire 40-man roster (now at 39) plus 19 non-roster invitees, announced earlier Thursday. This is a numerical list of all players and members of the coaching staff who’ll appear in camp.

As always, I’ve included the Cubs’ retired numbers so you can see the complete numerical progression, as well as spring-training coaches and instructors (some of the latter will have numbers duplicating an active player, from the number they wore when they played). Non-roster players in italics.

Lastly, I predict that if the Cubs do sign Yu Darvish, Drew Smyly will be changing his number. Darvish wore No. 11 his entire career until he went to the Dodgers. Smyly, who is still recuperating from Tommy John surgery, isn’t likely to appear in a spring game. When the 60-day DL option is available, I’d expect him to be placed on it.

Number changes for players on last year’s team: Victor Caratini from No. 20 to No. 7, and Mark Zagunis from No. 21 to No. 20.

Brandon Morrow has worn the following numbers in his career: 35, 23, 21 and 17 (in chronological order). With those numbers either retired or unavailable, he’s chosen a new one for this year.

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Pitchers and catchers have their first workout in 20 days and the first spring game is 29 days from today, February 23.

2 Tommy La Stella
3 David Ross (spring-training instructor)
4 Mike Freeman
5 Albert Almora Jr.
6 Carl Edwards Jr.
7 Victor Caratini
8 Ian Happ
9 Javier Baez
10 Ron Santo (retired)
11 Drew Smyly
12 Kyle Schwarber
12 John Baker (spring-training instructor)
14 Ernie Banks (retired)
15 Brandon Morrow
16 Brandon Hyde (bench coach)
17 Kris Bryant
18 Ben Zobrist
19 Andy Haines (assistant hitting coach)
20 Mark Zagunis
20 Kevin Youkilis (spring-training instructor)
21 Tyler Chatwood
22 Jason Heyward
23 Ryne Sandberg (retired)
24 Alec Mills
25 Will Venable (first base coach)
26 Billy Williams (retired)
27 Addison Russell
28 Kyle Hendricks
29 Rob Zastryzny
30 Chili Davis (hitting coach)
30 Ted Lilly (spring-training instructor)
31 Greg Maddux/Fergie Jenkins (retired)
32 Brian Duensing
32 Jon Lieber (spring-training instructor)
33 Eddie Butler
34 Jon Lester
34 Kerry Wood (spring-training instructor)
35 Lester Strode (bullpen coach)
36 Dillon Maples
37 Justin Wilson
38 Mike Montgomery
39 Jen-Ho Tseng
40 Willson Contreras
40 Rick Sutcliffe (spring-training instructor)
41 Steve Cishek
42 Jackie Robinson (retired by MLB)
43 Taylor Davis
44 Anthony Rizzo
45 Anthony Bass
46 Pedro Strop
46 Ryan Dempster (spring-training instructor)
48 Jim Hickey (pitching coach)
52 Justin Grimm
53 Chris Gimenez
54 Williams Perez
55 Brian Butterfield (third base coach)
56 Kyle Ryan
58 Mike Borzello (catching coach)
59 Luke Farrell
60 Cory Mazzoni
62 Jose Quintana
63 Juan Cabreja (staff assistant)
64 Ali Solis
65 Franklin Font (staff assistant)
66 Ryan Court
67 Doug Dascenzo (spring-training instructor)
68 Dario Alvarez
70 Joe Maddon (manager)
71 Oscar De La Cruz
72 Craig Brooks
73 Adbert Alzolay
74 Duane Underwood Jr.
75 Jacob Hannemann
76 David Bote
77 Randy Rosario
78 Daniel Camarena
79 David Garner
80 Justin Hancock
81 Jacob Cruz (spring-training instructor)
82 Thomas Hatch
83 Bijan Rademacher
84 Ian Rice
85 Chesny Young
86 Jason Vosler
87 Alberto Baldonado
88 Mike Mason (spring-training instructor)
89 Mark Johnson (spring-training instructor)
90 Rod Nichols (spring-training instructor)
91 Marty Pevey (spring-training instructor)
94 Jeremy Farrell (spring-training instructor)
95 Chad Noble (bullpen catcher)
96 Jesus Feliciano (spring-training instructor)
97 Tim Cossins (spring-training instructor)
98 Terry Clark (spring-training instructor)
99 Desi Wilson (spring-training instructor)