Get to know the D-backs’ 2018 Opening Day roster

Mar 29, 2018, 1:24 PM | Updated: 3:04 pm


They’re ready to build on a 2017 NLDS run.

The Arizona Diamondbacks finalized their 2018 Opening Day roster on Thursday with a season opener against the Colorado Rockies on deck.

Of notable missing players from the 25-man roster, starting outfielder Steven Souza Jr. and reliever Randall Delgado begin the regular season on the 10-day disabled list. They join starting pitcher Shelby Miller on the disabled list, though he is on the 60-day DL.

The active roster includes 12 relief pitchers, three catchers, six infielders and four outfielders. Returning players who were on the D-backs a year ago make up 19 of the 25 spots.

Here’s a look at the list of the players by position group with details on each player available in the gallery above.

Infielders: 1B Paul Goldschmidt, 2B Ketel Marte, SS Nick Ahmed, 3B Jake Lamb, INF/OF Daniel Descalso, 3B Deven Marrero

Outfielders: CF A.J. Pollock, LF David Peralta, RF Jarrod Dyson, INF/OF Chris Owings

Starting pitchers: LHP Patrick Corbin (Opening Day starter), LHP Robbie Ray, RHP Zack Greinke, RHP Zack Godley, RHP Taijuan Walker

Catchers: Alex Avila, Jeff Mathis, John Ryan Murphy

Relief pitchers: RHP Brad Boxberger (closer), RHP Archie Bradley, RHP Andrew Chafin, LHP Jorge De La Rosa, RHP Yoshihisa Hirano, LHP T.J. McFarland, RHP Fernando Salas

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