Cubs release Opening Day 25-man roster


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Dennis Wierzicki - USA Today Sports
Dennis Wierzicki - USA Today Sports

MIAMI – The Chicago Cubs have set their Opening Day 25-man roster in advance of their 2018 season opener today at the Miami Marlins.

The Cubs have optioned right-handed pitcher Shae Simmons to Triple-A Iowa.

Here is a look at the Cubs 2018 Opening Day roster:

PITCHERS (13+1 DL)

6-Carl Edwards Jr., RHP

11-Yu Darvish, RHP

15-Brandon Morrow, RHP

21-Tyler Chatwood, RHP

28-Kyle Hendricks, RHP

32-Brian Duensing, LHP

33-Eddie Butler, RHP

34-Jon Lester, LHP

37-Justin Wilson, LHP

38-Mike Montgomery, LHP

39-Drew Smyly, LHP (60-Day DL)

41-Steve Cishek, RHP

46-Pedro Strop, RHP

62-José Quintana, LHP

CATCHERS (2)

7-Victor Caratini

40-Willson Contreras

INFIELDERS (6)

2-Tommy La Stella

9-Javier Báez

17-Kris Bryant

18-Ben Zobrist

27-Addison Russell

44-Anthony Rizzo

OUTFIELDERS (4)

5-Albert Almora Jr.

8-Ian Happ

12-Kyle Schwarber

22-Jason Heyward

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