BOSTON, MA—The Boston Red Sox today set their 2021 Opening Day 26-man roster by making the following moves:
- Left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez was placed on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation, retroactive to March 29.
- Right-handed pitcher Ryan Brasier was placed on the 10-day injured list with a left calf strain, retroactive to March 29.
- Right-handed pitcher Tanner Houck was recalled from the Alternate Training Site.
Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom made the announcement.
The Red Sox’ 2021 Opening Day Roster is attached and below.
BOSTON RED SOX ACTIVE ROSTER (26)
Pitchers (14): Matt Andriese, Matt Barnes, Austin Brice, Nathan Eovaldi, Darwinzon Hernandez, Tanner Houck, Adam Ottavino, Martín Pérez, Nick Pivetta, Garrett Richards, Hirokazu Sawamura, Josh Taylor, Phillips Valdez, Garrett Whitlock
Catchers (2): Kevin Plawecki, Christian Vázquez
Infielders (4): Christian Arroyo, Xander Bogaerts, Bobby Dalbec, Rafael Devers
Outfielders (4): Franchy Cordero, J.D. Martinez, Hunter Renfroe, Alex Verdugo
Infielder/Outfielders (2): Marwin Gonzalez, Kiké Hernández
INJURED LIST (3)
Pitchers (3): Ryan Brasier, Eduardo Rodriguez, Chris Sale
TAXI SQUAD (1)
Catchers (1): Jett Bandy
ALTERNATE TRAINING SITE (27)
Pitchers (14): Eduard Bazardo, Seth Blair, Colten Brewer, Raynel Espinal, Stephen Gonsalves, Daniel Gossett, Matt Hall, Kyle Hart, Kevin McCarthy, Kaleb Ort, Connor Seabold, Caleb Simpson, Marcus Walden, Ryan Weber
Catchers (3): Jett Bandy, Chris Herrmann, Connor Wong
Infielders (6): Jonathan Araúz, Michael Chavis, Chad De La Guerra, Jeter Downs, Yairo Muñoz, Josh Ockimey
Outfielders (4): Jarren Duran, Michael Gettys, César Puello, Marcus Wilson
DEVELOPMENT LIST (4)
Pitchers (2): Bobby Poyner, Mike Shawaryn
Catchers (1): Austin Rei
Infielders (1): Jack Lopez
MINOR LEAGUE INJURED LIST (2)
Pitchers (2): Matt Carasiti, Zac Grotz