Boston Red Sox Officially Finalize Opening Day Roster

Posted: 4th April 2010 by Jeffrey Brown in MLB
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At 1 am, the Red Sox announced their 25-man Opening Day roster in an e-mail to the media. Executive Vice President/General Manager Theo Epstein made the announcement. If you have any doubt as to the reasons this organization is successful, all you need to know is that the front office was toiling away at 1 am on Easter Sunday morning. The club confirmed the last few transactions which finalized the roster: southpaw Scott Schoeneweis was added to the active roster as the last pitcher in the bullpen; RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka was placed on the 15-day DL (neck strain); RHP Junichi Tazawa was placed on the 60-day DL (elbow…he will undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday). The Opening Day roster includes 13 position players and 12 pitchers, with four players on one of the Disabled Lists (RHP B ...

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