Where did the Phillies roster come from?

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For the 11th straight season, Jimmy Rollins will be the Phillies starting shortstop. (David Maialetti/Staff Photographer)

Of the 25 active players on the Phillies' Opening Day roster, just nine won rings in 2008. Time flies, eh?

DRAFT PICKS (5)
Cole Hamels -- Selected in 1st round (17th overall) of 2002 draft
Ryan Howard -- Selected in 5th round of 2001 draft
Kyle Kendrick -- Selected in 7th round of 2003 draft
Ryan Madson -- Selected in 9th round of 1998 draft
Jimmy Rollins -- Selected in 2d round of 1996 draft

TRADES (5)
Joe Blanton -- Acquired from Oakland for Adrian Cardenas, Josh Outman and Matt Spencer, July 17, 2008
Ben Francisco -- Acquired from Cleveland with Cliff Lee for Carlos Carrasco, Jason Donald, Jason Knapp and Lou Marson, July 29, 2009
Roy Halladay -- Acquired from Toronto for Kyle Drabek, Michael Taylor and Travis d'Arnaud, Dec. 16, 2009
John Mayberry Jr. -- Acquired from Texas for Greg Golson, Nov. 20, 2008
Roy Oswalt -- Acquired from Houston for J.A. Happ, Anthony Gose and Jonathan Villar, July 29, 2010

FREE AGENT (7)
Danys Baez -- Signed Jan. 5, 2010
Jose Contreras -- Signed Jan. 28, 2010
Ross Gload -- Signed Dec. 16, 2009
Raul Ibanez -- Signed Dec. 16, 2008
Cliff Lee -- Signed Dec. 15, 2010
Placido Polanco -- Signed Dec. 3, 2009
Brian Schneider -- Signed Dec. 1, 2009

MINOR-LEAGUE FREE AGENT (3)
Pete Orr -- Signed Nov. 11, 2010
J.C. Romero -- Signed June 22, 2007
Wilson Valdez -- Signed Nov. 20, 2009

INTERNATIONAL FREE AGENT (2)
Antonio Bastardo -- Signed Feb. 17, 2005
Carlos Ruiz -- Signed Dec. 4, 1998

Which Phillies starter is in the best condition for this season?

  • 124 (10.1%)
  • 961 (78.2%)
  • 65 (5.3%)
  • 50 (4.1%)
  • 29 (2.4%)
  • 1229

RULE 5 DRAFT (3)
David Herndon -- Selected Dec. 10, 2009
Michael Martinez -- Selected Dec. 9, 2010
Shane Victorino -- Selected Dec. 13, 2004

Willing to bet the Phillies are the only team in the majors with three former Rule 5 picks on their Opening Day roster.

For Mayberry and Martinez, it is their first time on an Opening Day roster.


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