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Roster Moves: The “X” Man Returns 


What Y’all Should Know: 

–       Carlos Quentin is officially moved to the 15-day disabled list

–       Tommy Medica and Xavier Nady make the opening day roster

–       Padres will open the season with three catchers (Nick Hundley, Yasmani Grandal, Rene Rivera)

–       Kyle Blanks is optioned to El Paso (AAA)


Here’s what your San Diego Padres Opening Day roster should look like:


Andrew Cashner

Ian Kennedy

Tyson Ross

Eric Stults (LHP)

Robbie Erlin (LHP)



Huston Street (CL)

Joaquin Benoit

Alex Torres (LHP)

Dale Thayer

Nick Vincent

Tim Stauffer

Donn Roach



Yasmani Grandal

Nick Hundley

Rene Rivera



Yonder Alonso (1B)

Alexi Amarista (UTIL)

Everth Cabrera (SS)

Jedd Gyorko (2B)

Chase Headley (3B)



Chris Denorfia

Tommy Medica (OF/1B)

Xavier Nady (OF/1B)

Seth Smith

Will Venable



About the author: Brad Beattie

San Diego born and raised. Love the Padres, the Chargers, and all things (for the most part) San Diego. Will continue to follow San Diego sports through both the ups and down, and I hope to hear your opinions as you follow them too.