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Chicago Cubs announce 2024 Opening Day Roster
Matt Kartozian - USA Today Sports

Chicago Cubs announce 2024 Opening Day Roster


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ARLINGTON, Texas – The Chicago Cubs have set their Opening Day 26-man roster in advance of their 2024 season opener this afternoon at the Texas Rangers.

Infielder Garrett Cooper has been added to the 40-man roster.

The Cubs have placed Caleb Kilian on the 60-day injured list (right shoulder strain). The Cubs have also placed two players on the injured list, retroactive to March 25: right-handed pitcher Jameson Taillon (15-day, back strain) and infielder Patrick Wisdom (10-day, back strain).

Here is a look at the Cubs 2024 Opening Day roster:

Pitchers (13+2 IL) Catchers (2)

11 - Drew Smyly, LHP 9 - Miguel Amaya

18 - Shota Imanaga, LHP 15 - Yan Gomes

25 - Yency Almonte, RHP

28 - Kyle Hendricks, RHP Infielders (7+1 IL)

35 - Justin Steele, LHP 1 - Nick Madrigal

36 - Jordan Wicks, LHP 2 - Nico Hoerner

38 - Mark Leiter, Jr., RHP 5 - Christopher Morel

43 - Luke Little, LHP 7 - Dansby Swanson

45 - Caleb Kilian, RHP (60-day IL) 16 - Patrick Wisdom (10-day IL)

50 - Jameson Taillon, RHP (15-day IL) 20 - Miles Mastrobuoni (L)

51 - Héctor Neris, RHP 29 - Michael Busch (L)

66 - Julian Merryweather, RHP 41 - Garrett Cooper

72 - Javier Assad, RHP

73 - Adbert Alzolay, RHP Outfielders (4)

74 - José Cuas, RHP 8 - Ian Happ (S)

24 - Cody Bellinger (L)

27 - Seiya Suzuki

40 - Mike Tauchman (L)

The coaching staff under first-year manager Craig Counsell (#30) is as follows: Ryan Flaherty (bench, #84), Mark Strittmatter (field coordinator, #81), Dustin Kelly (hitting, #76), Tommy Hottovy (pitching, #68), Mike Napoli (first base, #55), Willie Harris (third base, #33), Darren Holmes (bullpen, #79), Jim Adduci (assistant hitting, #96), Juan Cabreja (assistant hitting, #63), John Mallee (assistant hitting, #80), Daniel Moskos (assistant pitching, #53), Jonathan Mota (coach, #90), Erick Castillo (bullpen catcher, #93), Garrett Lloyd (bullpen catcher, #85) and Alex Smith (Data Development & Process, #97).

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