Cubs announce their 25-man Roster for Opening Day


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ST. LOUIS – The Chicago Cubs have set their Opening Day 25-man roster in advance of their 2017 season opener tonight at the St. Louis Cardinals.

The Cubs have placed left-handed pitcher Brian Duensing on the 10-day disabled list with lower back spasms, retroactive to March 30.

Here is a look at the Cubs 2017 Opening Day roster:

PITCHERS (12 + 1 DL)
6-Carl Edwards Jr., RHP
19-Koji Uehara, RHP
28-Kyle Hendricks, RHP
32-Brian Duensing, LHP (10-Day DL)
34-Jon Lester, LHP
37-Brett Anderson, LHP
38-Mike Montgomery, LHP
41-John Lackey, RHP
46-Pedro Strop, RHP
49-Jake Arrieta, RHP
52-Justin Grimm, RHP
56-Hector Rondon, RHP
71-Wade Davis, RHP

CATCHERS (2)
40-Willson Contreras
47-Miguel Montero

INFIELDERS (6)
2-Tommy La Stella
9-Javier Báez
17-Kris Bryant
18-Ben Zobrist
27-Addison Russell
44-Anthony Rizzo

OUTFIELDERS (5)
5-Albert Almora Jr.
12-Kyle Schwarber
20-Matt Szczur
22-Jason Heyward
30-Jon Jay



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