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A more spacious Yankees clubhouse?

NEW YORK -- Well, a little bit, anyway. The Yankees announced today that they will be bringing 26 non-roster invites to spring training this year, which along with the 40-man roster means there will be 66 players crammed into the clubhouse at George M. Steinbrenner Field when the full squad reports Feb. 19.

But if you think that's crowded, consider that last year, the Yankees brought 84 players to camp and wound up using a franchise-record 56 players during the regular season.

Among the players invited today are infielders Russ Canzler, most recently a Cleveland Indian, and Scott Sizemore, a member of the Oakland A's last year; right-handed pitcher David Herndon, formerly of the Phillies; and outfielders Mason Williams and Tyler Austin, both drafted by the Yankees in 2010 and along with catcher Gary Sanchez, the only three Yankees farmhands ranked among baseball's top 100 prospects.