Angels Announce Opening Day Roster

The Angels open their season on Thursday afternoon in Kansas City, with a 1:10 p.m. PDT start against the Royals.

  • Live
1 Total Update since March 29, 2011
  • Updates 1
  • All Updates 1

Angels Announce Opening Day Roster

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have announced their opening day roster, which contains a few surprises. The club is carrying three catchers out of the gate, including Hank Conger. In addition, the club will open the season with a whopping six players on the disabled list, including slugger Kendrys Morales. Here is the full 25-man roster:

Starting Pitchers (4): Jered Weaver, Dan Haren, Ervin Santana, Scott Kazmir

Relief Pitchers (7): Jason Bulger, Kevin Jepsen, Michael Kohn, Fernando Rodney, Hisanori Takahashi, Rich Thompson, Jordan Walden

Catchers (3): Jeff Mathis, Bobby Wilson, Hank Conger

Infielders (6): Mark Trumbo, Howie Kendrick, Erick Aybar, Maicer Izturis, Alberto Callaspo, Brandon Wood

Outfielders (5): Vernon Wells, Peter Bourjos, Torii Hunter, Bobby Abreu, Chris Pettit

Disabled List (6): Joel Pineiro, Scott Downs, Bobby Cassevah, Kendrys Morales, Reggie Willits, Freddy Sandoval

Pineiro has a tight shoulder, but is expected to be recalled in time to start the April 8 home opener. Willits has a calf strain, which opened the door for Pettit as the fifth outfielder. The Angels open their season on Thursday afternoon in Kansas City, with a 1:10 p.m. PDT start against the Royals.

For more Angels news and information, be sure to read the SB Nation blog Halos Heaven.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Los Angeles

You must be a member of SB Nation Los Angeles to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Los Angeles. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.