Chicago Cubs set 2016 Opening Day roster


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The Chicago Cubs have set their Opening Day 25-man roster in advance of their 2016 season opener tomorrow night at the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

The Cubs have placed four players on the 15-day disabled list. Right-handed pitcher Dallas Beeler has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a hip contusion. Infielder Javy Baez has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left thumb contusion. Infielder Christian Villanueva has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right fibular fracture. All four players on the disabled list are retroactive to March 25.
Here is a look at the Cubs 2016 Opening Day roster:

PITCHERS (13 + 3 DL)
13-Aaron Brooks (15-day DL)
28-Kyle Hendricks, RHP
32-Dallas Beeler, RHP (15-Day DL)
33-Clayton Richard, LHP
34-Jon Lester, LHP
37-Travis Wood, LHP
39-Jason Hammel, RHP
41-John Lackey, RHP
43-Adam Warren, RHP
46-Pedro Strop, RHP
49-Jake Arrieta, RHP
52-Justin Grimm, RHP
53-Trevor Cahill, RHP
54-Neil Ramirez, RHP
56-Hector Rondon, RHP
59-Zac Rosscup, LHP (60-Day DL)

CATCHERS (3)
3-David Ross
12-Kyle Schwarber
47-Miguel Montero

INFIELDERS (5 + 2 DL)
2-Tommy La Stella
9-Javier Baez (15-Day DL)
17-Kris Bryant
18-Ben Zobrist
27-Addison Russell
44-Anthony Rizzo
61-Christian Villanueva (15-Day DL)

OUTFIELDERS (4)
22-Jason Heyward
24-Dexter Fowler
41-Matt Szczur
68-Jorge Soler

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