Meet the San Diego Padres’ 2022 Opening Day roster

GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 09: Infielder CJ Abrams #87 of the San Diego Padres fields a ground ball against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch on March 9, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Matt Thomas/San Diego Padres/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 09: Infielder CJ Abrams #87 of the San Diego Padres fields a ground ball against the Chicago White Sox at Camelback Ranch on March 9, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Matt Thomas/San Diego Padres/Getty Images) /
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San Diego Padres finally reveal their Opening Day roster

The San Diego Padres worked right down to the wire to finalize their Opening Day roster, with a last-minute Minnesota Twins trade on Thursday morning before the 12 PM ET roster deadline.

But at long last, their 40-man and 28-man rosters are set. The big-league roster will reduce to 26 next month. Most notably, Chris Paddack is now with the Twins, and Fernando Tatis Jr. has been placed on the 60-day Injured List, officially guaranteeing that he will not return before June. The bright spot on the roster reveal is that C.J. Abrams made the team.

Here’s the rundown on your 2022 Padres!

Notable transactions:

  • Padres selected INF C.J. Abrams’ and OF Jose Azocar’s contracts
  • RHP Kyle Tyler has been designated for assignment
  • Optioned RHP Reiss Knehr, OF Brent Rooker to Triple-A El Paso

RHP: Austin Adams, Nabil Crismatt, Yu Darvish, Javy Guerra, Pierce Johnson, Dinelson Lamet, Nick Martinez, Joe Musgrove, Craig Stammen, Robert Suarez, Steven Wilson

LHP: Tim Hill, Sean Manaea, Taylor Rogers, Blake Snell

Catchers: Jorge Alfaro, Austin Nola

Infield: C.J. Abrams, Matt Beaty, Jake Cronenworth, Eric Hosmer, Ha-Seong Kim, Manny Machado, Luke Voit

Outfield: Jose Azocar, Trent Grisham, Wil Myers, Jurickson Profar

Padres players starting the 2022 season on the Injured List:

RHP Mike Clevinger – 10-Day IL (retroactive to 4/4)
RHP Luis García – 10-Day IL (retroactive to 4/4)
Fernando Tatis Jr. – 60 Day IL

light. Related Story. Padres top prospect MacKenzie Gore won’t make Opening Day roster despite strong spring

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