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Phillies finalize Opening Day roster04/04/2009 5:07 PM ET
The Phillies have finalized their Opening Day roster for the 2009 regular season, Senior Vice President & General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced today. Following their final exhibition game the Phillies made the following transactions: infielder Miguel Cairo had his contract selected from triple-A Lehigh Valley, left-hander J.C. Romero was placed on the restricted list due to his 50-game suspension and left-hander Mike Zagurski (recovering from left elbow "Tommy John" surgery) was placed on the major league disabled list (retroactive to March 27). The Opening Day roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, seven infielders and four outfielders. Pitchers: Right-handers Joe Blanton, Clay Condrey, Chad Durbin, Brad Lidge, Ryan Madson, Brett Myers and Chan Ho Park and left-handers Scott Eyre, Cole Hamels, J.A. Happ, Jamie Moyer and Jack Taschner. Catchers: Chris Coste and Carlos Ruiz. Infielders: Eric Bruntlett, Cairo, Greg Dobbs, Pedro Feliz, Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley. Outfielders: Raul Ibanez, Matt Stairs, Shane Victorino and Jayson Werth.
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