Saturday, March 29, 2008

Rays finalize 25 man roster

Eric Hinske is the 25th man on the roster. The Rays optioned Joel Guzman today giving the last spot to Hinske. That answers the last question on the Rays roster which is set. Barring any injury or last minute trade here is your 2008 opening day roster:

IF: Carlos Pena, Aki Iwamura, Jason Bartlett, Willy Aybar, Elliot Johnson

IF/OF Eric Hinske

C: Dioner Navarro, Shawn Riggans

OF: BJ Upton, Carl Crawford, Jonny Gomes, Cliff Floyd, Nathan Haynes

SP: James Shields, Matt Garza, Andy Sonnanstine, Edwin Jackson, Jason Hammel

RP: Troy Percival, Al Reyes, Dan Wheeler, Trever Miller, Gary Glover, Scott Dohmann, JP Howell