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Introducing Your 2005 Non-Roster Invitees-Pitchers

Introducing Your 2005 Non-Roster Invitees-Pitchers

We know who Glaus and Gonzo are. We know Choate and Halsey, and if you're an avid FutureBacks.com reader, you know Marland Williams and Ramon Pena. FutureBacks.com is all about who's next, and the closest to being next this Spring are the non-roster invitees. After all, it's one thing to be a highly touted prospect in the system, you've got years to make a name for yourself, it's another thing to be the new kid on the block, and have just three weeks to earn a job.

Juan Acevedo burst onto the scene back in 1995 where he posted a 4-6 record with an ERA over 6.00.  Still, those numbers were in hitter friendly Colorado and back then many were predicting a long and storied career for Acevedo, either as a starter or a closer.  The long and storied career may have come true, but probably not the kind of stories Acevedo was hoping to tell.  He went from the Rockies...

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