Red Sox set roster for Opening Day

The Red Sox finished off their roster on Saturday with the addition of righthander Brandon Workman to the bullpen.

Non-roster lefthander Tommy Layne was reassigned to Triple A Pawtucket along with righthander Brayan Villarreal, outfielder Corey Brown and infielder Mike McCoy.


Veteran righthander Francisco Cordero was released. He had been offered a spot in Pawtucket but declined.

The Opening Day roster is:

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STARTING PITCHERS (5): Jon Lester, John Lackey, Felix Doubront, Jake Peavy, Clay Buchholz.

BULLPEN (7): Koji Uehara, Junichi Tazawa, Andrew Miller, Edward Mujica, Brandon Workman, Chris Capuano, Burke Badenhop.

INFIELDERS (5): Mike Napoli, Dustin Pedroia, Xander Bogaerts, Will Middlebrooks, Jonathan Herrera.


CATCHERS (2): A.J. Pierzynski, David Ross.


OUTFIELDERS (5): Shane Victorino, Grady Sizemore, Daniel Nava, Jonny Gomes, Mike Carp.

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