Chicago Cubs set 2015 Opening Day roster

CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs have set their Opening Day 25-man roster in advance of their 2015 season opener against the St. Louis Cardinals tonight at Wrigley Field. 

The Cubs have selected the contract of infielder Jonathan Herrera. Outfielder Ryan Sweeney has been designated for assignment.

Right-handed pitcher Dallas Beeler has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. Left-handed pitcher Tsuyoshi Wada has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a mild left groin strain. Outfielder Chris Denorfia has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a mild left hamstring strain. All four players on the disabled list are retroactive to March 27.

Here is a look at the Cubs 2015 Opening Day roster:

PITCHERS (12 + 3 DL)

18-Tsuyoshi Wada, LHP (15-Day DL)

27-Phil Coke, LHP

28-Kyle Hendricks, RHP

30-Jason Motte, RHP

32-Dallas Beeler, RHP (15-Day DL)

34-Jon Lester, LHP

36-Edwin Jackson, RHP

37-Travis Wood, LHP

38-Jacob Turner, RHP (15-Day DL)

39-Jason Hammel, RHP

46-Pedro Strop, RHP

49-Jake Arrieta, RHP

52-Justin Grimm, RHP

54-Neil Ramirez, RHP

56-Hector Rondon, RHP

 

 CATCHERS (3)

3-David Ross

5-Welington Castillo

47-Miguel Montero

 

INFIELDERS (6)

7-Arismendy Alcantara

11-Tommy La Stella

13-Starlin Castro

19-Jonathan Herrera

20-Mike Olt

44-Anthony Rizzo

 

OUTFIELDERS (4 + 1 DL)

8-Chris Coghlan

15-Chris Denorfia (15-Day DL)

24-Dexter Fowler

41-Matt Szczur

68-Jorge Soler