José García and Nick Lodolo among those on Reds summer camp roster

GOODYEAR, ARIZONA - FEBRUARY 23: Shortstop Jose Garcia #83 of the Cincinnati Reds during a Cactus League spring training game against the Chicago White Sox on February 23, 2020 in Goodyear, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)
GOODYEAR, ARIZONA - FEBRUARY 23: Shortstop Jose Garcia #83 of the Cincinnati Reds during a Cactus League spring training game against the Chicago White Sox on February 23, 2020 in Goodyear, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images) /
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The Cincinnati Reds announced their 57-man summer camp roster.

Though allowed to carry 60 players into spring training 2.0, the Cincinnati Reds summer camp roster consists of just 57 players, allowing the team to add a few more players in the coming days. Camp is set to begin in a few days, and top prospects José García and Nick Lodolo were among the players set to begin camp in Mason, Ohio.

Teams are allowed to split squads, and the Reds decided to use Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati and Prasco Park up the road in Mason as their two locations for summer camp. Of the 57 players announced, 35 will descend onto GABP while the remaining 22 will head north.

The 35 players set to begin summer camp at GABP include familiar faces like Joey Votto, Eugenio Suárez, Luis Castillo, Michael Lorenzen, Raisel Iglesias and Tucker Barnhart. Joining them will be newly acquired outfielders Shogo Akiyama and Nick Castellanos, second baseman Mike Moustakas, and pitchers Wade Miley and Pedro Strop.

A few unfamiliar names who’ll join some fan favorites in Cincinnati are non-roster invitees Nate Jones and Tyler Thornburg. Matt Davidson and Sal Romano are the two other non-roster invitees headed to the Queen City.

In terms of those headed to Mason, Ohio, the Reds seem to be putting together some semblance of what their taxi squad will look like. Each team will have a complement of 20 players who’ll be eligible to be “called-up” should a spot on the active roster become available.

Top prospects José García and Nick Lodolo made the cut, as did Stuart Fairchild, Jonathan India and Tyler Stephenson. Aristides Aquino and Scott Schebler are part of the crew headed to Mason as well, as is another top pitching prospect in Tony Santillan. Whether they get big league experience or not in 2020, being part of the taxi squad will be invaluable experience for these young players.

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In an odd twist, Derek Dietrich was not among those players listed, though there are still three spots remaining. Another player who is not on the summer camp roster is right-hander Vladimir Gutierrez, who, according to Bobby Nightengale of the Cincinnati Enquirer, was suspended 80 games after testing positive for Stanozolol (PED).