The Current Roster

By Jason Wojciechowski on May 23, 2015 at 9:32 PM

This gives my current sense, as of the date above, with prior versions archived below, of my understanding of the current roster: who fits where, what the lineups are, etc. etc. (In the offseason, this is more guesswork than empirical.)

Coco Crisp out, Kendall Graveman in.


Position v. LHP v. RHP
C Josh Phegley Stephen Vogt
1B Mark Canha Max Muncy
2B Andy Parrino Eric Sogard
SS Marcus Semien Marcus Semien
3B Brett Lawrie Brett Lawrie
LF Craig Gentry Sam Fuld
CF Billy Burns Billy Burns
RF Josh Reddick Josh Reddick
DH Billy Butler Billy Butler

Starting rotation

Mythical slot Pitcher
1 Sonny Gray
2 Scott Kazmir
3 Jesse Hahn
4 Jesse Chavez
5 Kendall Graveman


Player Role
Tyler Clippard Closer
Evan Scribner Setup/middle
Dan Otero Setup/middle
Fernando Rodriguez Setup/Middle
Angel Castro Middle
Fernando Abad Middle
Arnold Leon Long

15-day disabled list

Player Position Date of return Effect of return
Ben Zobrist 2B ~May 26th Gentry to Triple-A
Sean Doolittle RP ~May 26th Castro to Triple-A
Ike Davis 1B ~June 15th Muncy to Triple-A
Edward Mujica RP ~June 15th Leon to Triple-A
Eric O'Flaherty RP ~July 1st Otero to Triple-A
Drew Pomeranz SP ~July 1st Self to Triple-A
Coco Crisp LF ~July 1st Burns to Triple-A or DFA Fuld

60-day disabled list

Player Position Date of return Effect of return
A.J. Griffin SP ~July 1st Graveman to Triple-A; DFA Parrino
Tyler Ladendorf UT ~July 1st DFA Castro
Taylor Thompson RP ??? Outright Leon
Jarrod Parker SP 2016? n/a

Minor leagues

Player Position Role
Sean Nolin SP Sixth starter
Chris Bassitt SP/RP Seventh starter / eighth reliever
R.J. Alvarez RP Ninth reliever
Ryan Cook RP Tenth reliever
Raul Alcantara SP July 2015 return from Tommy John?
Rangel Ravelo 1B Prospect
Renato Nunez 3B Prospect
Nate Freiman 1B Backup Mark Canha

Prior Versions

May 22, 2015 - May 17, 2015 - May 11, 2015 - May 9, 2015 - May 7, 2015 - April 25, 2015 - April 12, 2015 - April 7, 2015 - April 6, 2015 - April 2, 2015 - March 27, 2015 - March 24, 2015 - March 4, 2015 - February 28, 2015 - February 26, 2015 - January 31, 2015