Phillies Opening Day Roster Set [AUDIO]
The Phillies have finalized their Opening Day roster for the 2013 regular season.
The club made the following transactions today: catcher Humberto Quintero had his contract selected; infielder Pete Orr, catcher Steven Lerud and right-hander Zach Miner were reassigned to the minor leagues; right-hander Michael Stutes was optioned to the minor leagues; outfielder Delmon Young was placed on the major league disabled list, retroactive to March 22 (right ankle surgery).
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The Opening Day roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders and five outfielders.
Pitchers (12): Right-handers Mike Adams, Phillippe Aumont, Chad Durbin, Roy Halladay, Kyle Kendrick, Jonathan Papelbon, and left-handers Antonio Bastardo, Cole Hamels, John Lannan, Cliff Lee, Jeremy Horst and Raúl Valdes.
Catchers (2): Erik Kratz and Humberto Quintero.
Infielders (6): Kevin Frandsen, Freddy Galvis, Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley and Michael Young.
Outfielders (5): Domonic Brown, Ender Inciarte, John Mayberry Jr., Laynce Nix and Ben Revere.
The Phillies are at 40 players on their 40-man roster.