Stephenson and Lorenzen get invites along with Hayes and Crabbe.
CINCINNATI --Five more players have been added to the list of non-roster invitees to big league camp at Reds Spring Training. Two of the players are former first-round picks of the organization.
Invited were left-handed pitcher Jeff Francis and right-handed pitchers Tim Crabbe, Drew Hayes, Michael Lorenzen and Robert Stephenson.
Francis, a veteran of the Rockies, signed a Minor League contract Monday.
Last month, the Reds invited 10 other non-roster players to camp, including veteran pitcher Chien-Ming Wang.Reds pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training in Goodyear, Ariz., on Feb. 14 and will hold their first workout that same day. The full squad is slated to report and work out Feb. 19.