D-backs announce Opening Day roster

D-backs announce Opening Day roster

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks today announced the 25-man roster that will open the 2008 season. The 11th Opening Day roster in franchise history will include 12 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders and five outfielders.

The final roster:

PITCHERS (12): #37 Juan Cruz, #49 Doug Davis (L), #31 Edgar Gonzalez, #15 Dan Haren, #38 Brandon Lyon, #52 Brandon Medders, #44 Micah Owings, #56 Tony Pena, #48 Yusmeiro Petit, #50 Chad Qualls, #45 Doug Slaten (L), #17 Brandon Webb.

CATCHERS (2): #7 Robby Hammock, #19 Chris Snyder.

INFIELDERS (6): #2 Chris Burke, #6 Stephen Drew (L), #1 Orlando Hudson (S), #34 Conor Jackson, #11 Augie Ojeda (S), #27 Mark Reynolds.

OUTFIELDERS (5): #22 Eric Byrnes, #28 Alex Romero (L), #12 Jeff Salazar (L), #10 Justin Upton, #24 Chris Young.

The D-backs will open the season with LHP Randy Johnson (back surgery, retroactive to March 22), C Miguel Montero (fractured right finger, retroactive to March 23) and INF Chad Tracy (right knee surgery, retroactive to March 23) on the disabled list.