Predicting the Phillies' 25-man roster
CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Ryne Sandberg announced that Cliff Lee would take the mound when the Phillies open the 2014 season in Arlington against the Texas Rangers on March 31. He also said A.J. Burnett and Kyle Kendrick would follow in the team's starting rotation.
So we can move forward this spring knowing that trio will be on the 25-man roster when the season starts.
Barring injury, you can venture to assume Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard, Carlos Ruiz, Domonic Brown, Ben Revere and Marlon Byrd also will be on that roster. And closer Jonathan Papelbon, too. Shocking stuff.
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