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Cubs set Opening Day roster, place 3 on injured list

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The 26-man roster is set for today’s opener.

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The Cubs announced their Opening Day roster Thursday morning. It includes 14 pitchers and 12 position players.

To set the roster, the Cubs placed pitchers Rowan Wick (left oblique strain) and Jonathan Holder (right shoulder strain) and catcher Austin Romine (right knee sprain) on the 10-day injured list.

Here’s the Opening Day roster, including nine players who were not in the Cubs organization in 2020:

Pitchers (14)

18-Ryan Tepera, RHP
27-Zach Davies, RHP
28-Kyle Hendricks, RHP
30-Alec Mills, RHP
32-Trevor Williams, RHP
36-Dillon Maples, RHP
39-Andrew Chafin, LHP
43-Dan Winkler, RHP
45-Brandon Workman, RHP
46-Craig Kimbrel, RHP
48-Rex Brothers, LHP
49-Jake Arrieta, RHP
60-Jason Adam, RHP
73-Adbert Alzolay, RHP

Catchers (2)

11-Tony Wolters
40-Willson Contreras

Infielders (6)

4-Eric Sogard
5-Matt Duffy
9-Javier Báez
13-David Bote
17-Kris Bryant
44-Anthony Rizzo

Outfielders (4)

8-Ian Happ
16-Jake Marisnick
22-Jason Heyward
24-Joc Pederson