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Phillies Finalize Opening Day Roster

The Phillies have finalized their Opening Day roster for the 2018 regular season. The roster includes 14 players that were not on the 2017 Opening Day roster and 10 players making their first major league Opening Day roster.

 

The Phillies have finalized their Opening Day roster for the 2018 regular season. The roster includes 14 players that were not on the 2017 Opening Day roster and 10 players making their first major league Opening Day roster.

 

The Opening Day roster includes 13 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders and four outfielders.

 

Pitchers (13): Right-handers Víctor Arano, Luis García, Drew Hutchison, Ben Lively, Héctor Neris, Pat Neshek, Aaron Nola, Nick Pivetta, Edubray Ramos, Jake Thompson and Vince Velasquez, and left-handers Hoby Milner and Adam Morgan

 

Catchers (2): Jorge Alfaro and Andrew Knapp

 

Infielders (6): J.P. Crawford, Pedro Florimón, Maikel Franco, César Hernández, Scott Kingery and Carlos Santana

 

Outfielders (4): Aaron Altherr, Odúbel Herrera, Rhys Hoskins and Nick Williams

 

Right-handed pitchers Jerad Eickhoff (right lat strain), Tommy Hunter (right hamstring strain) and Mark Leiter Jr. (right forearm strain) were placed on the 10-day disabled list (all retro to 3/26). Additionally, right-handed pitcher Jake Arrieta was optioned to single-A Clearwater.

 

 

The Phillies are at 40 players on their 40-man roster.

 

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