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Pirates Set Opening Day Roster

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With the season about to begin, the Pittsburgh Pirates today set their 25-man roster for Opening Day on Monday at PNC Park.

The Pirates were scheduled to play another exhibition game Saturday afternoon against the Phillies, but it was cancelled because of inclement weather in Philadelphia.

Here are the roster moves announced Saturday by the team:

  • Chris Stewart (C) placed on 15-day disabled list (retroactive to 3/21) – right knee surgery on 3/19.
  • Jeff Locke (LHP) placed on 15-day disabled list (retroactive to 3/21) – right side strain.
  • Travis Ishikawa (INF) selected from Triple-A Indianapolis.
  • Andy Oliver (LHP) outrighted to Triple-A Indianapolis.
  • Vin Mazzaro (RHP) designated for assignment.


And here is the list of the Opening Day roster:
13 Hurdle, Clint (manager)
86 Andrade, Heberto (bullpen C)
28 Banister, Jeff (bench)
2 Branson, Jeff (hitting)
85 Jauss, Dave (coach)
16 Leyva, Nick (3rd base)
75 Livesey, Jeff (coach)
56 Rojas, Euclides (bullpen)
54 Searage, Ray (pitching)
41 Sofield, Rick (1st base)

PITCHERS (12)
45 Cole, Gerrit
30 Gomez, Jeanmar
39 Grilli, Jason
47 Liriano, Francisco (LH)
35 Melancon, Mark
29 Morris, Bryan
50 Morton, Charlie
38 Pimentel, Stolmy
51 Rodriguez, Wandy (LH)
36 Volquez, Edinson
44 Watson, Tony (LH)
37 Wilson, Justin (LH)

CATCHERS (2)
55 Martin, Russell
26 Sanchez, Tony

INFIELDERS (7)
24 Alvarez, Pedro
12 Barmes, Clint
5 Harrison, Josh
3 Ishikawa, Travis
10 Mercer, Jordy
17 Sanchez, Gaby
18 Walker, Neil

OUTFIELDERS (4)
6 Marte, Starling
22 McCutchen, Andrew
23 Snider, Travis
31 Tabata, Jose

DISABLED LIST (2)
49 Locke, Jeff (LHP)
19 Stewart, Chris (C)

The Pirates open up the regular season against the Chicago Cubs at PNC Park on Monday at 1:05 p.m.

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