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The Tribe releases opening day roster

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The Cleveland Indians have released their opening day roster for 2014. The Cleveland Indians have released their opening day roster for 2014.
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Nothing screams spring like a day at the ballpark. The Cleveland Indians just released moves they've made to tweak the Tribe's roster for opening day.

Contracts have been purchased for right handed pitcher Scott Atchison, designated hitters Jason Giambi and of Nyjer Morgan from Triple-A Columbus Clippers.

A left hamstring strain placed Michael Bourn on the disabled list along with designated hitter Jason Giambi.

Designated right handed pitchers Preston Guilmet and Frank Herrmann along with left handed pitcher Colt Hynes for have been designated for assignment, and could rejoin the roster if they clear waivers.

Matt Carson and infielder Ryan Rohlinger have already been re-assigned to the minors.

The Indians open the 2014 season Monday, March 31 in Oakland.

INDIANS OPENING DAY ROSTER

PITCHERS (13)

37            ALLEN, Cody        

48            ATCHISON, Scott

44            AXFORD, John     

59            CARRASCO, Carlos            

28            KLUBER, Corey    

63            MASTERSON, Justin          

34            McALLISTER, Zach             

88            OUTMAN, Josh    

52            PESTANO, Vinnie

35            RZEPCZYNSKI, Mark         

31            SALAZAR, Danny 

27            SHAW, Bryan       

49            WOOD, Blake       

CATCHERS (1)    

10            GOMES, Yan        

INFIELDERS (7)   

4              AVILES, Mike       

13            CABRERA, Asdrubal           

8              CHISENHALL, Lonnie          

30            JOHNSON, Elliot

22            KIPNIS, Jason      

41            SANTANA, Carlos

33            SWISHER, Nick   

25            GIAMBI, Jason (DL)             

OUTFIELDERS (4)              

23            BRANTLEY, Michael           

6              MORGAN, Nyjer   

7              MURPHY, David   

9              RABURN, Ryan    

24            BOURN, Michael (DL)

The home opener at Progressive Field in downtown Cleveland is Friday, April 4. The game against the Minnesota Twins has been sold out for weeks. 

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