Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Phillies announce Opening Day roster

Prior to Saturday's final exhibition game, the Phillies finalized their 25-man roster.

Phillies announce Opening Day roster

Philadelphia´s Ben Revere, center, is congratulated by his teammates<br />in the dugout, for scoring the first Phillies run in the game.<br />Philadephia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays at Bright House Field in<br />Clearwater. The last spring training game of 2013.  Game Action<br />03/28/2013  ( MICHAEL BRYANT / Staff Photographer  )
Philadelphia's Ben Revere, center, is congratulated by his teammates in the dugout, for scoring the first Phillies run in the game. Philadephia Phillies vs Toronto Blue Jays at Bright House Field in Clearwater. The last spring training game of 2013. Game Action 03/28/2013 ( MICHAEL BRYANT / Staff Photographer )

Phillippe Aumont won the final spot in the Phillies bullpen two days before Opening Day.

That's the biggest news in the team's finalized 25-man roster. Well, and the team is keeping Rule 5 pick Ender Inciarate, for now. (The Phils would like to add a veteran outfielder, which may come available as other teams make their own roster decisions this weekend).

Here is the current 25-man roster:


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Starting rotation

Cole Hamels

Roy Halladay

Cliff Lee

Kyle Kendrick

John Lannan



Jonathan Papelbon

Mike Adams

Antonio Bastardo (L)

Chad Durbin

Raul Valdes (L)

Jeremy Horst (L)

Phillippe Aumont




Chase Utley

Jimmy Rollins

Ryan Howard

Michael Young

Freddy Galvis

Kevin Frandsen



Domonic Brown

Ben Revere

Laynce Nix

John Mayberry Jr.

Ender Inciarte



Erik Kratz

Humberto Quintero



Two roster notes: Outfielder Delmon Young was placed on the disabled list, as expected, and catcher Carlos Ruiz will serve a 25-game suspension beginning on Opening Day for failing a drug test for the use of a banned stimulant. 

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