Monday, April 03, 2006

Opening Day Is Here!

And not a moment too soon. Last Friday night's trade that netted us 25th man Freddie Bynum has officially set the roster. For one last time, let's look at the group the Cubs are gonna throw out there, broken down by group...

Starting Lineup
CF Juan Pierre
2B Todd Walker
1B Derrek Lee
3B Aramis Ramirez
RF Jacque Jones
C Mike Barrett
LF Matt Murton
SS Ronny Cedeno

The Bench
C Hank White
1B/OF John Mabry
2B/OF Jerry Hairston
IF Neifi Perez
OF Angel Pagan
UT Freddie Bynum

Starting Rotation
#1 Carlos Zambrano
#2 Glendon Rusch
#3 Greg Maddux
#4 Sean Marshall
#5 TBD

CL Ryan Dempster
SU Bobby Howry
SU Scott Eyre
MR Scott Williamson
MR Will Ohman
MR Michael Wuertz
MR Jerome Williams

AAA Guys who could see action soon
SP Jae-Kuk Ryu
SP Rich Hill
SP Angel Guzman
MR David Aardsma
OF Michael Restovich
IF Ryan Theriot
1B Brandon Sing

SP Mark Prior
SP Kerry Wood
SP Wade Miller

We'll see where this group takes us. I'm so ready for the games to begin!