Dodgers Set 2013 Opening Day Roster


The Dodgers announced their 2013 opening day roster. There was quite a few surprises. The Dodgers will be using an eight man bullpen and four starters until Bills comes back off of the DL. Here is the 25 man roster broken down by section.

Starting rotation

Clayton Kershaw LHP

Hyun-jin Ryu LHP

Josh Beckett RHP

Zack Greinke RHP (Birdman)


The Bullpen

Brandon League RHP-CL

Kenley Jansen RHP

Ronald Belisario RHP

J.P. Howell LHP

Matt Guerrier RHP

Chris Capuano LHP

Aaron Harang RHP

Paco Rodriguez LHP


Adrian Gonzalez 1B

Mark Ellis 2B

Justin Sellers SS

Luis Cruz 3B (Cochito)



Matt Kemp R

Andre Ethier L

Carl Crawford L



A.J. Ellis R

Tim Federowicz (Fedex) R


The Bench

Nick Punto IF-SW (Shredder)

Jerry Hairston IF/OF-R

Juan Uribe IF-R

Skip Schumaker R


On Disabled list

Scott Elbert LHP-(elbow)

Hanley Ramirez SS/3B (thumb)

Chad Billingsley RHP (finger)

Ted Lilly LHP (rustiness)

Chad Billingsley’s DL stint is retroactive to March 22. Ted Lilly’s DL stint is retroactive to March 28. Scott Elbert’s is retroactive to march 22 as well. According to reports he may pitch in a minor league game in Rancho Cucamonga on Thursday as part of his rehabilitation. Opening Day is tomorrow! Get pumped!