Cubs announce 28-man roster for playoff series against Marlins


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The Cubs set their 28-man roster ahead of today's playoff game (Matt Marton - USA Today Sports)
The Cubs set their 28-man roster ahead of today's playoff game (Matt Marton - USA Today Sports)

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs have set their 28-man roster in advance of their Wild Card round series opener this afternoon vs. the Miami Marlins at Wrigley Field.

The Cubs have activated infielder Ildemaro Vargas off of the 10-day injured list and selected the contract of catcher Josh Phegley from the club’s South Bend Alternate Site. To make room for Phegley on the 40-man roster, left-handed pitcher Josh Osich has been designated for assignment.

Here is a look at the Cubs Wild Card round roster:

PITCHERS (13)

11-Yu Darvish, RHP

24-Jeremy Jeffress, RHP

28-Kyle Hendricks, RHP

30-Alec Mills, RHP

34-Jon Lester, LHP

39-Andrew Chafin, LHP

43-Dan Winkler, RHP

46-Craig Kimbrel, RHP

52-Ryan Tepera, RHP

56-Kyle Ryan, LHP

60-Jason Adam, RHP

62-José Quintana, LHP

73-Adbert Alzolay, RHP

INFIELDERS (7)

2-Nico Hoerner

9-Javier Báez

13-David Bote

16-Ildemaro Vargas

17-Kris Bryant

27-Jason Kipnis

44-Anthony Rizzo

OUTFIELDERS (5)

6-Billy Hamilton

8-Ian Happ

12-Kyle Schwarber

15-Cameron Maybin

22-Jason Heyward

CATCHERS (3)

4-Josh Phegley

7-Victor Caratini

40-Willson Contreras

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