Chicago Cubs set 2016 Opening Day roster


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Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

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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Tags: Kyle Schwarber, Christian Villanueva, John Lackey, Travis Wood, Hector Rondon, Jon Lester, Kyle Hendricks, Miguel Montero, David Ross, Neil Ramirez, Zac Rosscup, Pedro Strop, Adam Warren, Jason Hammel, Justin Grimm, Jake Arrieta, Dallas Beeler, Aaron Brooks, Trevor Cahill
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