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