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2014 opening day roster and starting line-up.

Spring training will be starting soon. Let the competition begin to see who makes the 25 man roster. Time for each of us to consider who we think will be on the opening day roster. Here is my predicted roster. Barring any last minute trade(s) or free agent signing(s).

POSITION:

  1. Jacoby Ellsbury -- CF
  2. Brett Gardner -- LF/CF
  3. Carlos Beltran -- RF/ DH
  4. Ichiro Suzuki -- OF/DH
  5. Alfonso Soriano -- DH/LF/RF
  6. Kelly Johnson -- DH/3B/2B/1B/RF
  7. Brendan Ryan -- SS/2B/3B
  8. Mark Teixeira -- 1B/DH
  9. Brian Roberts -- 2B
  10. Derek Jeter -- SS/DH
  11. Scott Sizemore -- 3B/2B
  12. Brian McCann -- C/1B
  13. Francisco Cervelli -- C

PITCHERS:

  1. CC Sabathia -- #1 starter
  2. Hiroki Kuroda -- #2 starter
  3. Masahiro Tanaka -- #3 starter
  4. Ivan Nova -- #4 starter
  5. Michael Pineda -- #5 starter
  6. David Phelps -- long relief
  7. Adam Warren -- 4-7 inning
  8. Cesar Cabral -- lefty specialist 5-7 inning
  9. Matt Thornton -- lefty specialist 6-8 inning
  10. Dellin Betances -- 6-8 inning
  11. Shawn Kelley -- 7-8 inning
  12. David Robertson -- closer

STARTING LINE-UP:

  1. Ellsbury (CF)
  2. Jeter (SS)
  3. Beltran (RF)
  4. Soriano (DH)
  5. McCann (C)
  6. Teixeira (1B)
  7. Johnson (3B)
  8. Roberts (2B)
  9. Gardner (LF)

Well there you have my prediction for the opening day roster and starting line-up. What is yours?

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