Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Tigers 25 Man Roster is Set

The Tigers finalized their opening day roster this morning by optioning Clete Thomas to Toledo. Don Kelly wins the 25th spot on the roster largely due to the need for a backup third baseman with Brandon Inge still not 100% after knee surgery. Here is the 25 man roster:

Starting pitchers

Justin Verlander
Rick Porcello
Max Scherzer
Jeremy Bonderman
Dontrelle Willis


Jose Valverde
Joel Zumaya
Ryan Perry
Phil Coke
Fu-Te Ni
Eddie Bonine
Brad Thomas


Gerald Laird
Alex Avila


Miguel Cabrera
Scott Sizemore
Adam Everett
Brandon Inge
Ramon Santiago
Don Kelly


Johnny Damon
Austin Jackson
Magglio Ordonez
Carlos Guillen
Ryan Raburn


  1. Lee,

    Not a real surprise that DK made it over Clete. I think the larger question is, what to do with the glut of outfielders at Toledo? Any chance that one of them gets moved in the next few days and, if so, who would you put your money on?

  2. Scott,

    I think Strieby will mostly DH. So, they have Thomas, Boesch, Ramirez and Wells in an outfield rotation. I don't know if they'll move anybody. Thomas will probably be called up to replace Kelly once Inge is 100%.




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