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April 1, 2010

BP Unfiltered

UPDATED NL Projected Opening Day Rosters

by John Perrotto

With Opening Day a little more than a week away, here is a look at the projected rosters for each of the 16 National League clubs following conversations with club executives and media members. Keep in mind these are projected rosters and subject to change.  American League lineups are here.  You can also look at the fantasy depth charts at any time to see our latest updated projections.

NL East

Atlanta Braves
Lineup
CF Nate McLouth
2B Martin Prado
3B Chipper Jones
C Brian McCann
1B Troy Glaus
SS Yunel Escobar
RF Jason Heyward
LF Melky Cabrera

Bench
C David Ross
INF Brooks Conrad
INF Omar Infante
INF/OF Eric Hinske
OF Matt Diaz

Rotation
RHP Derek Lowe
RHP Jair Jurrjens
RHP Tim Hudson
RHP Tommy Hanson
RHP Kenshin Kawakami

Bullpen
LHP Billy Wagner (closer)
RHP Takashi Saito (set-up)
LHP Eric O'Flaherty (set-up)
RHP Peter Moylan (middle)
RHP Jesse Chavez (middle)
LHP Jo-Jo Reyes (middle)
HP Kris Medlen (long)

Disabled List
RHP Scott Proctor

Florida Marlins
Lineup
LF Chris Coghlan
CF Cameron Maybin
SS Hanley Ramirez
3B Jorge Cantu
2B Dan Uggla
C John Baker
RF Cody Ross
1B Gaby Sanchez

Bench
C Ronny Paulino
1B/3B Wes Helms
1B/3B Mike Lamb
INF Brian Barden
INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio

Rotation
RHP Josh Johnson
RHP Ricky Nolasco
RHP Anibal Sanchez
RHP Chris Volstad
LHP Nate Robertson

Bullpen
RHP Leo Nunez (closer)
RHP Brian Sanches (set-up)
LHP Renyel Pinto (set-up)
RHP Jose Veras (middle)
RHP Clay Hensley (middle)
LHP Dan Meyer (middle)
RHP Burke Badenhop (long)

Disabled List
OF Brett Carroll

New York Mets
Lineup
CF Angel Pagan
2B Luis Castillo
3B David Wright
LF Jason Bay
1B Mike Jacobs
RF Jeff Francoeur
C Rod Barajas
SS Alex Cora

Bench
C Henry Blanco
INF Russ Adams

INF/OF Fernando Tatis
OF Frank Catalanotto
OF Gary Matthews

Rotation
LHP Johan Santana
RHP Mike Pelfrey
RHP John Maine
LHP Oliver Perez
LHP Jonathon Niese

Bullpen
RHP Francisco Rodriguez (closer)
RHP Jenrry Mejia (set-up)
RHP Ryota Igarashi (set-up)
LHP Pedro Feliciano (middle)
LHP Hisanori Takahasi (middle)
RHP Kiko Calero (middle)
RHP Nelson Figueroa (long)

Disabled List
CF Carlos Beltran
RHP Kelvim Escobar
SS Jose Reyes
1B Daniel Murphy

Philadelphia Phillies
Lineup
SS Jimmy Rollins
3B Placido Polanco
2B Chase Utley
1B Ryan Howard
RF Jayson Werth
LF Raul Ibanez
CF Shane Victorino
C Carlos Ruiz

Bench
C Brian Schneider
1B/OF Ross Gload
INF Juan Castro
INF/OF Greg Dobbs
OF Ben Francisco

Rotation
RHP Roy Halladay
LHP Cole Hamels
LHP J.A. Happ
LHP Jamie Moyer
RHP Kyle Kendrick

Bullpen
RHP Ryan Madson (closer)
RHP Danys Baez (set-up)
RHP Jose Contreras (set-up)
RHP Chad Durbin (middle)
RHP David Herndon (middle)
LHP Antonio Bastardo (middle)
RHP Drew Carpenter (long)

Disabled List
RHP Brad Lidge
LHP J.C. Romero
RHP Joe Blanton

Washington Nationals
Lineup
CF Nyjer Morgan
SS Ian Desmond
3B Ryan Zimmerman
1B Adam Dunn
LF Josh Willingham
2B Adam Kennedy
C Ivan Rodriguez
RF Willie Harris

Bench
C Wil Nieves
1B/OF Mike Morse
INF Cristian Guzman
INF Alberto Gonzalez
OF Willy Taveras

Rotation
LHP John Lannan
RHP Jason Marquis
RHP Craig Stammen
RHP Livan Hernandez
RHP Garrett Mock

Bullpen
RHP Matt Capps (closer)
RHP Brian Bruney (set-up)
RHP Tyler Clippard (set-up)
LHP Sean Burnett (middle)
RHP Jason Bergmann (middle)
RHP Tyler Walker (middle)
RHP Miguel Batista (long)

Disabled List
C Jesus Flores
RHP Chien-Ming Wang
LHP Ross Detwiler
RHP Jordan Zimmermann

NL Central

Chicago Cubs
Lineup
SS Ryan Theriot
RF Kosuke Fukudome
1B Derrek Lee
3B Aramis Ramirez
CF Marlon Byrd
LF Alfonso Soriano
2B Mike Fontenot
C Geovany Soto

Bench
C Koyie Hill
1B/3B Chad Tracy
INF Jeff Baker
OF Tyler Colvin
OF Xavier Nady

Rotation
RHP Carlos Zambrano
RHP Ryan Dempster
RHP Randy Wells
LHP Tom Gorzelanny
RHP Carlos Silva

Bullpen
RHP Carlos Marmol (closer)
LHP John Grabow (set-up)
RHP Esmailin Caridad (set-up)
RHP Jeff Samardzija (middle)
RHP Justin Berg (middle)
LHP Jim Russell (middle)
LHP Sean Marshall (long)

Disabled List
LHP Ted Lilly
RHP Angel Guzman

Cincinnati Reds
Lineup
CF Drew Stubbs
SS Orlando Cabrera
1B Joey Votto
2B Brandon Phillips
3B Scott Rolen
RF Jay Bruce
LF Chris Dickerson
C Ramon Hernandez

Bench
C Ryan Hanigan
INF Paul Janish
INF Aaron Miles
OF Jonny Gomes
OF Wladimir Balentien

Rotation
RHP Aaron Harang
RHP Bronson Arroyo
RHP Johnny Cueto
RHP Homer Bailey
LHP Travis Wood

Bullpen
RHP Francisco Cordero (closer)
LHP Arthur Rhodes (set-up)
RHP Nick Masset (set-up)
LHP Daniel Ray Herrera (middle)
RHP Mike Lincoln (middle)
RHP Jared Burton (middle)
RHP Micah Owings (long)

Disabled List
RHP Edinson Volquez
LHP Bill Bray

Houston Astros
Lineup
CF Michael Bourn
2B Kazuo Matsui
LF Carlos Lee
RF Hunter Pence
3B Pedro Feliz
1B Geoff Blum
C J.R. Towles
SS Tommy Manzella

Bench
C Humberto Quintero
1B/3B Chris Johnson
INF Jeff Keppinger
OF Jason Michaels
OF Cory Sullivan

Rotation
RHP Roy Oswalt
LHP Wandy Rodriguez
LHP Brett Myers
RHP Bud Norris
RHP Felipe Paulino

Bullpen
RHP Matt Lindstrom (closer)
RHP Brandon Lyon (set-up)
RHP Jeff Fulchino (set-up)
RHP Chris Sampson (middle)
RHP Samuel Gervacio (middle)
LHP Tim Byrdak (middle)
RHP Brian Moehler (long)

Disabled List
RHP Alberto Arias
RHP Yorman Bazardo
1B Lance Berkman

Milwaukee Brewers
Lineup
2B Rickie Weeks
3B Casey McGehee
LF Ryan Braun
1B Prince Fielder
RF Corey Hart
C Gregg Zaun
CF Carlos Gomez
SS Alcides Escobard

Bench
C George Kottaras
INF Craig Counsell
INF/OF Joe Inglett
OF Jim Edmonds
OF Jody Gerut

Rotation
RHP Yovani Gallardo
LHP Randy Wolf
LHP Doug Davis
RHP Dave Bush
RHP Jeff Suppan

Bullpen
RHP Trevor Hoffman (closer)
RHP Todd Coffey (set-up)
RHP LaTroy Hawkins (set-up)
RHP Claudio Vargas (middle)
LHP Mitch Stetter (middle)
RHP Carlos Villanueva (middle)
LHP Manny Parra (long)

Disabled List
RHP David Riske
3B Mat Gamel
RHP Josh Butler

Pittsburgh Pirates
Lineup
2B Akinori Iwamura
CF Andrew McCutchen
RF Garrett Jones
C Ryan Doumit
LF Lastings Milledge
1B Jeff Clement
3B Andy LaRoche
Pitcher
SS Ronny Cedeno

Bench
C Jason Jaramillo
INF Bobby Crosby
INF/OF Delwyn Young
OF Ryan Church
OF John Raynor

Rotation
LHP Zach Duke
RHP Ross Ohlendorf
LHP Paul Maholm
RHP Charlie Morton
RHP Daniel McCutchen

Bullpen
RHP Octavio Dotel (closer)
RHP Brendan Donnelly (set-up)
RHP Evan Meek (set-up)
LHP Javier Lopez (middle)
RHP D.J. Carrasco (middle)
LHP Jack Taschner (middle)
RHP Hayden Penn (long)

Disabled List
RHP Jose Ascanio
RHP Joel Hanrahan

St. Louis Cardinals
Lineup
2B Skip Schumaker
CF Colby Rasmus
1B Albert Pujols
LF Matt Holliday
RF Ryan Ludwick
C Yadier Molina
3B David Freese
SS Brendan Ryan

Bench
C Jason LaRue
CI/OF Allen Craig
INF Felipe Lopez
INF/OF Joe Mather
OF Nick Stavinoha

Rotation
RHP Chris Carpenter
RHP Adam Wainwright
RHP Kyle Loshe
RHP Brad Penny
LHP Jaime Garcia

Bullpen
RHP Ryan Franklin (closer)
RHP Jason Motte (set-up)
LHP Trever Miller (set-up)
RHP Kyle McClellan (middle)
RHP Blake Hawksworth (middle)
LHP Dennys Reyes (middle)
RHP Mitchell Boggs (long)

NL West

Arizona Diamondbacks
Lineup
SS Stephen Drew
LF Conor Jackson
RF Justin Upton
1B Adam LaRoche
3B Mark Reynolds
C Miguel Montero
2B Kelly Johnson
CF Chris Young

Bench
C Chris Snyder
INF Tony Abreu
INF Augie Ojeda
INF/OF Ryan Roberts
OF Gerardo Parra

Rotation
RHP Dan Haren
RHP Edwin Jackson
RHP Ian Kennedy
RHP Rodrigo Lopez

Bullpen
RHP Chad Qualls (closer)
RHP Juan Gutierrez (set-up)
RHP Bob Howry (set-up)
RHP Aaron Heilman (middle)
RHP Esmerling Vasquez (middle)
LHP Clay Zavada (middle)
RHP Adam Rosales (middle)
RHP Blaine Boyer (long)

Disabled List
RHP Brandon Webb

Colorado Rockies
Lineup
LF Carlos Gonzalez
CF Dexter Fowler
1B Todd Helton
SS Troy Tulowitzki
RF Brad Hawpe
3B Ian Stewart
C Chris Iannetta
2B Clint Barmes

Bench
C Miguel Olivo
1B Jason Giambi
INF Melvin Mora
OF Seth Smith
OF Ryan Spilborghs

Rotation
RHP Ubaldo Jimenez
LHP Jeff Francis
RHP Aaron Cook
LHP Jorge De La Rosa
RHP Jason Hammel

Bullpen
LHP Franklin Morales (closer)
RHP Rafael Betancourt (set-up)
RHP Matt Daley (set-up)
RHP Manuel Corpas (middle)
RHP Matt Belisle(middle)
LHP Randy Flores (middle)
LHP Greg Smith (long)

Disabled List
RHP Huston Street
RHP Taylor Buchholz

Los Angeles Dodgers
Lineup
SS Rafael Furcal
CF Matt Kemp
RF Andre Ethier
LF Manny Ramirez
1B James Loney
3B Casey Blake
C Russell Martin
2B Blake DeWitt

Bench
C Brad Ausmus
INF Ronnie Belliard
INF Jamey Carroll
INF Nick Green
OF Garret Anderson
OF Reed Johnson

Rotation
RHP Vicente Padilla
LHP Clayton Kershaw
RHP Chad Billingsley
RHP Hiroki Kuroda
RHP Charlie Haeger

Bullpen
RHP Jonathan Broxton (closer)
LHP George Sherrill (set-up)
RHP Ramon Troncoso (set-up)
RHP Ramon Ortiz (middle)
RHP Carlos Monasterios (middle)
RHP Jeff Weaver (long)

Disabled List
RHP Cory Wade
LHP Hong-Chih Kuo

Restricted List
RHP Ronald Belisario

San Diego Padres
Lineup
CF Tony Gwynn
2B David Eckstein
1B Adrian Gonzalez
LF Kyle Blanks
3B Chase Heasley
RF Will Venable
C Nick Hundley
SS Everth Cabrera

Bench
C Yorvit Torrealba
INF/OF Jerry Hairston
INF/OF Oscar Salazar
OF Scott Hairston
OF Matt Stairs

Rotation
RHP Jon Garland
RHP Chris Young
RHP Kevin Correia
LHP Clayton Richard
RHP Mat Latos

Bullpen
RHP Heath Bell (closer)
RHP Mike Adams (set-up)
RHP Luke Gregerson (set-up)
RHP Tim Stauffer (middle)
RHP Adam Russell (middle)
RHP Sean Gallagher (middle)
RHP Edward Mujica (long)

Disabled List

LHP Joe Thatcher
San Francisco Giants
Lineup
CF Aaron Rowand
SS Edgar Renteria
3B Pablo Sandoval
1B Aubrey Huff
LF Mark DeRosa
C Bengie Molina
RF Nate Schierholtz
2B Juan Uribe

Bench
C Eli Whiteside
1B Travis Ishikawa
INF Matt Downs
INF/OF Eugenio Velez
OF Andres Torres

Rotation
RHP Tim Lincecum
RHP Matt Cain
LHP Jonathan Sanchez
LHP Barry Zito
RHP Todd Wellemeyer

Bullpen
RHP Brian Wilson (closer)
LHP Jeremy Affeldt (set-up)
RHP Sergio Romo (set-up)
RHP Brandon Medders (middle)
LHP Daniel Runzler (middle)
RHP Guillermo Mota (middle)
RHP Kevin Pucetas (long)

Disabled List
2B Freddy Sanchez

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