SilverBullet Posted February 24, 2015 Share Posted February 24, 2015 A breakdown of the 2015 Spring Training Roster and competitions as we look towards setting the 25 man Opening Day Roster. A handy little reference guide and a place to discuss the news, roster cuts, and other spring happenings... 40-Man Roster OF- (4) Giancarlo Stanton^, Christian Yelich^, Marcell Ozuna^, Ichiro Suzuki^ IF- (6 remaining of 9) Michael Morse^, Dee Gordon^, Martin Prado^, Adeiny Hechavarria^, Jeff Baker^, Donovan Solano, Justin Bour, Derek Dietrich, Miguel Rojas C- (2 remaining of 3) Jarrod Saltalamacchia^, Jeff Mathis^, JT Realmuto P- (15 remaining of 24) Jose Fernandez^, Henderson Alvarez^, Mat Latos^, Dan Haren^, Jarred Cosart^, Tom Koehler*, David Phelps, Brad Hand, Andre Rienzo, Mike Dunn^, AJ Ramos^, Bryan Morris^, Aaron Crow*, Carter Capps, Sam Dyson, Preston Claiborne, Andrew McKirahan, Justin Nicolino, Jose Urena, Matt Ramsey, Kendry Flores, Adam Conley, Grant Dayton, Steve Cishek^ Non-Roster Invites (3 remaining of 26) OF- (0 remaining of 5) Tyler Colvin, Cole Gillespie, Reed Johnson, Austin Wates, Kenny Wilson IF- (2 remaining of 8) Justin Bohn, Reid Brignac, Don Kelly, Austin Nola, Avery Romero, Viosergy Rosa, Scott Sizemore, Jordany Valdespin C- (1 remaining of 3) Jhonatan Solano, Vinny Rottino, Sharif Othman P- (0 remaining of 10) Ryan Chaffee, Brian Ellington, Nick Masset, Vin Mazzaro, Pat Misch, Chris Narveson, Ryan Reid, Pat Urckfitz, Trevor Williams, Nick Wittgren ^ - Guaranteed Roster Spot * - Penciled In (a virtually locked roster spot, can change due to various but unlikely circumstances) Opening Day Roster (25 + DL) Starting Lineup- (8) Stanton, Yelich, Ozuna, Morse, Gordon, Prado, Hechavarria, Saltalamacchia Starting Pitchers- (5) Alvarez, Latos, Cosart, Haren, Koehler* Bullpen- (7) Cishek, Dunn, Ramos, Morris, Crow*, ?, ? Bench- (5) Mathis, Ichiro, Baker, ?, ? 60- Day DL- Jose Fernandez Competitions (subtracting 22 locked roster spots, there are 44 players competing for four open spots) Bullpen- (2) A combination of either long relief and/or a 2nd lefty with the possibility of one of the long relievers competing for the 5th rotation spot Front Runners: Phelps, Hand, Capps, Dyson, McKirahan (Rule V) Outside Chances: Rienzo, Claiborne, Masset Bench- (2) One middle infielder and either a 5th outfielder, 2nd lefty bat, 2nd righty bat Front Runners: Solano, Bour, Dietrich Outside Chances: Rojas, Brignac, Kelly, Sizemore, Valdespin, Colvin, Johnson -Team may consider going with 3 bullpen spots and just 1 bench spot. Roster Cuts 3/13 - (6) Optioned to AAA: Dayton, Reassigned to Minor League Camp: Bohn, Ellington, Othman, Reid, Rosa 3/15 - (7) Opt to AAA: Urena, Opt to AA: Flores, Reassigned: Wittgren, Williams, Romero, Wates, Wilson 3/17 - (3) Opt to AAA: Nicolino, Conley, Ramsey 3/18 - (6) Opt to AAA: Bour, Dietrich, Realmuto, Rienzo, Rojas, Reassigned: Narveson 3/24 - (7) Opt to AAA: Capps, Reassigned: Rottino, Misch, Mazzaro, Urckfitz, Chaffee, Nola 3/27 - (1) Reassigned: Sizemore 3/30 - (2) Opt to AAA: Claiborne, Released: Johnson 3/31 - (4) Reassigned: Colvin, Gillespie, Brignac, Released: Masset --------------------------------------------------------- Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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