Orioles set 26-man roster
The Baltimore Orioles have set their 26-man roster for Opening Day. Opening day was supposed to be today but the Orioles and Bostom Red Sox game has been postponed due to weather.
Some notes, Chris Davis and Hunter Harvey are on the 60-day injured list. John Means is set to be the Orioles Opening Day starting pitcher. Means battled injuries last year but showed glimpses of his rookie season success.
Here is the Orioles press release.
ORIOLES SET 2021 OPENING DAY ROSTER The Orioles today officially set their 26-man roster for Opening Day. The roster includes 14 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders, and four outfielders. 11 of the 26 players were on the Orioles’ 2020 Opening Day roster. Six players are donning an Orioles jersey for the first time. The Orioles have placed OF DJ STEWART (left hamstring strain) on the 10-day Injured List and RHP SHAWN ARMSTRONG on the Paternity List. Additionally, RHP TRAVIS LAKINS, SR. has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk. Two players, INF CHRIS DAVIS (lower back strain) and RHP HUNTER HARVEY (left oblique strain), will begin the season on the 60-day Injured List. The Orioles roster includes eight different Orioles who have made their first career Opening Day roster: RHP DEAN KREMER, INF/OF RYAN MOUNTCASTLE, RHP MAC SCEROLER, RHP DILLON TATE, INF RAMÓN URÍAS, RHP CÉSAR VALDEZ, RHP TYLER WELLS, and LHP BRUCE ZIMMERMANN. The Orioles and Red Sox game originally scheduled for today has been postponed and rescheduled for tomorrow afternoon at 2:10 p.m. ET at Fenway Park. LHP JOHN MEANS is scheduled to make his first career Opening Day start.
Here is the full roster.