Five rookies are on the St. Louis Cardinals’ Opening Day roster, which the team revealed Thursday, just hours before their season opener at Cincinnati.
The 26-player active roster includes five rookies (outfielders Dylan Carlson and Justin Williams, infielder/outfielder John Nogowski, infielder Edmundo Sosa and pitcher Jake Woodford) and one first-time Cardinal (third baseman Nolan Arenado).
The active roster and injured list:
PITCHERS (13): Gėnesis Cabrera (LHP), Jack Flaherty (RHP), Giovanny Gallegos (RHP), John Gant (RHP), Ryan Helsley (RHP), Jordan Hicks (RHP), Carlos Martínez (RHP), Andrew Miller (LHP), Daniel Ponce de Leon (RHP), Alex Reyes (RHP), Adam Wainwright (RHP), Tyler Webb (LHP) and Jake Woodford (RHP).
CATCHERS (2): Andrew Knizner and Yadier Molina.
INFIELDERS (7): Nolan Arenado, Matt Carpenter, Paul DeJong, Tommy Edman, Paul Goldschmidt, John Nogowski and Edmundo Sosa.
OUTFIELDERS (4): Dylan Carlson, Austin Dean, Tyler O’Neill and Justin Williams.
INJURED LIST (4): Harrison Bader, OF (10-day, right forearm); Dakota Hudson, RHP (10-day, right elbow); Kwang Hyun Kim, LHP (10-day, back); Miles Mikolas, RHP (10-day, right shoulder).