Earlier today, the Phils have announced their opening day roster.
Catchers: Carlos Ruiz and Brian Schneider
Infield: Freddy Galvis (2B), Pete Orr (Utl), Placido Polanco (3B), Jimmy Rollins (SS), Jim Thome (1B) and Ty Wigginton (1B, 3B)
Outfield: John Mayberry Jr. (LF), Shane Victorino (CF), Hunter Pence (RF), Juan Pierre (OF) and Laynce Nix (LF)
Starting Rotation: Roy Halladay (Ace), Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, Joe Blanton and Vance Worley
Relief Staff: Kyle Kendrick (Long and Swing Man), David Herndon, Micheal Stutes, Joe Savery (Lefty Specialist (?)), Antonio Bastardo, Chad Qualls, and Jonathan Papelbon (Closer)
On disabled list: Ryan Howard (1B), Chase Utley (2B), Michael Martinez (Utl) and Jose Contreras (RP).
Say hello to your defending National League Eastern Division champs, folks. GO PHILS!!!
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