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Padres Announce Opening Day 25-Man Roster 

Padres Announce 25-Man Opening Day Roster
March 28, 2019

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres have finalized their Opening Day 25-man roster, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today (see attached for full roster). The club has selected the contract of infielder Fernando Tatis Jr. (will wear No. 23), designated right-handed pitcher* Bryan Mitchell *for assignmentand optioned

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres have finalized their Opening Day 25-man roster, Executive Vice President/General Manager A.J. Preller announced today (see attached for full roster).

The club has selected the contract of infielder Fernando Tatis Jr. **(will wear No. 23), designated right-handed pitcher Bryan Mitchell for assignmentand optioned infielders **Ty France, Jose Pirela and Luis Urías, right-hander Gerardo Reyes and left-hander Brad Wieck to Triple-A El Paso.

In addition, right-handers Miguel Diaz (torn meniscus), Brett Kennedy (shoulder strain) and Jacob Nix (elbow strain) have been placed on the 10-day Injured List.

Earlier today, the club claimed outfielder Socrates Brito off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks and placed outfielder Travis Jankowski (broken left wrist) on the 60-day IL. Brito will wear No. 11.

The Opening Day roster features seven right-handed pitchers, five left-handers, two catchers, five infielders and six outfielders. 10 players are making their first appearance on a Major League Opening Day roster, including Franchy Cordero, Eric Lauer, Joey Lucchesi, Phil Maton, Francisco Mejía, Chris Paddack, Franmil Reyes, Robert Stock, Fernando Tatis Jr. **and Trey Wingenter. **With today’s announcements, the Padres currently have a full 40-man roster.