Phillies Finalize Opening Day Roster
The Phillies have finalized their Opening Day roster for the 2015 regular season.
The club made the following transactions today:
Infielder Andres Blanco and outfielder Jeff Francoeur had their contracts selected; outfielder Jordan Danks was optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA); right-handers Chad Billingsley and Jonathan Pettibone were placed on the 15-day disabled list and left-hander Mario Hollands was placed on the 60-day disabled list.
The Opening Day roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, seven infielders and four outfielders.
Pitchers (12): Right-handers David Buchanan, Justin De Fratus, Luis Garcia, Ken Giles, Jeanmar Gomez, Aaron Harang, Dustin McGowan, Jonathan Papelbon and Jerome Williams, and left-handers Jake Diekman, Cole Hamels and Cesar Jimenez.