Chicago Cubs announce 2021 Opening Day roster


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Quinn Harris - USA Today Sports
Quinn Harris - USA Today Sports

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs have set their Opening Day 26-man roster in advance of their 2021 season opener this afternoon vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Cubs have placed three players on the 10-day injured list, all retroactive to March 29: right-handed pitchers Jonathan Holder (right shoulder strain) and Rowan Wick (left oblique strain), and catcher Austin Romine (right knee sprain).

Here is a look at the Cubs 2021 Opening Day roster:

PITCHERS (14+2 IL)

18-Ryan Tepera, RHP

27-Zach Davies, RHP

28-Kyle Hendricks, RHP

30-Alec Mills, RHP

32-Trevor Williams, RHP

36-Dillon Maples, RHP

39-Andrew Chafin, LHP

43-Dan Winkler, RHP

45-Brandon Workman, RHP

46-Craig Kimbrel, RHP

48-Rex Brothers, LHP

49-Jake Arrieta, RHP

50-Rowan Wick, RHP (10-Day IL)

52-Jonathan Holder, RHP (10-Day IL)

60-Jason Adam, RHP

73-Adbert Alzolay, RHP

INFIELDERS (6)

4-Eric Sogard

5-Matt Duffy

9-Javier Báez

13-David Bote

17-Kris Bryant

44-Anthony Rizzo

OUTFIELDERS (4)

8-Ian Happ

16-Jake Marisnick

22-Jason Heyward

24-Joc Pederson

CATCHERS (2+1 IL)

11-Tony Wolters

15-Austin Romine (10-Day IL)

40-Willson Contreras

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