BATTERS: 2017 Non-roster invitees

Photo: Desmond Jennings (OF, CIN)

Non-roster invitees (NRI) are players on minor-league contracts who are not already on their team's 40-man rosters. They can include veterans who are looking to latch on to a new team, as well as top prospects that don't have a day of service time in the major leagues.

Most NRI batters won't provide value this season, but those that do can generate a lot of profit for you because you'll be able to get them for nothing on draft day.

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