SAN FRANCISCO-- The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced their Opening Day roster for the 2009 championship season. The club also placed right-handed pitcher Jason Schmidt on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 30, to recover from a right shoulder labrum tear. General Manager Ned Colletti made the announcement.
According to Major League Baseball rules, each of the 30 teams had to set their Opening Day roster today by 12:00 noon Pacific time. The Dodgers will make additional roster moves prior to tomorrow's Opening Day game at the San Diego Padres.
The 25-man roster, which today stands at 24 players, as broken down by position:
Clayton Kershaw (L)
Hong-Chih Kuo (L)
Randy Wolf (L)