The San Diego Padres announced Jan. 23 that Abington Heights High School graduate Cory Spangenberg was among the 18 non-roster players invited to participate in Spring Training.
Spangenberg, 22, an infielder, will report to camp with the position players Feb. 18 in Peoria, Ariz. The Clarks Summit native has a career batting average of .291 with 52 doubles and 88 stolen bases in 3o0 career minor league games.
Last season, he was promoted to the Double-A San Antonio Missions, where he hit .289 with 10 doubles and 19 stolen bases in 76 games and helped lead the team to the Texas League Title.
During his high school career, Spangenberg was a member of the Abington Heights PIAA Class AAA championship team in 2009.