Savery gets final bullpen spot as Phillies finalize Opening Day roster

Left Joe Savery nabbed the final bullpen spot on the Phillies' opening day roster. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

The Phillies just announced their Opening Day roster. It was pretty much set, except for the final bullpen spot, which will go to lefty Joe Savery, capping an amazing comeback story for the starter-turned-first-baseman-turned-reliever.

Here it is:

STARTERS (5): Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, Vance Worley, Joe Blanton

RELIEVERS (7): Jonathan Papelbon, Mike Stutes, Antonio Bastardo, Chad Qualls, David Herndon, Joe Savery, Kyle Kendrick 

OUTFIELDERS (5): Juan Pierre, Shane Victorino, Hunter Pence, John Mayberry Jr., Laynce Nix

INFIELDERS (6): Jimmy Rollins, Placido Polanco, Ty Wigginton, Jim Thome, Freddy Galvis, Pete Orr

CATCHERS (2): Carlos Ruiz, Brian Schneider

Outfielder Scott Podsednik and lefty reliever Raul Valdes were assigned to the minor leagues. Starting the season on the disabled list will be Jose Contreras, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley and Michael Martinez. 

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