Phillies finalize Opening Day roster

The Phillies have finalized their Opening Day roster for the 2016 regular season.

The club made the following transactions today: selected the contracts of left-hander James Russell, infielder Emmanuel Burriss and outfielder Cedric Hunter.

In addition, right-hander Michael Mariot (right ankle strain) and outfielder Cody Asche (right oblique strain) were placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 25. Left-handers Matt Harrison (back/disc injury) and Mario Hollands (Tommy John surgery) and outfielder Aaron Altherr (left wrist surgery) were placed on the 60-day disabled list.

The Opening Day roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, seven infielders and four outfielders.

Pitchers (12): Right-handers Jerad Eickhoff, Jeanmar Gomez, Jeremy Hellickson, David Hernandez, Dalier Hinojosa, Charlie Morton, Hector Neris, Aaron Nola and Vince Velasquez, and left-handers Brett Oberholtzer, James Russell and Daniel Stumpf.

Catchers (2): Carlos Ruiz and Cameron Rupp.

Infielders (7): Andres Blanco, Emmanuel Burriss, Maikel Franco, Freddy Galvis, Cesar Hernandez, Ryan Howard and Darin Ruf.

Outfielders (4): Peter Bourjos, Tyler Goeddel, Odubel Herrera and Cedric Hunter.

The Phillies are at 40 players on their 40-man roster.