|Yankee Stadium. Photo by Jason Schott.|
The Yankees open the season on Friday against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, one day later than planned due to rain.
Gerrit Cole takes the mound for the Yankees, making his third Opening Day start in pinstripes, while Nathan Eovaldi gets the start for Boston.
The Yankees released their 28-man roster a few hours ahead of first pitch, and noted that catcher Ben Rortvedt is on the 10-day injured list and there are three pitchers on the 60-day IL (Zach Britton, Domingo German, andStephen Ridings). Here is the roster broken down by position:
Pitchers (16): right-handers ((10) - Miguel Castro, Gerrit Cole, Chad Green, Clay Holmes, Michael King, Jonathan Loaisiga, Ron Marinaccio, Clarke Schmidt, Luis Severino, Jameson Taillon; left-handers (6) - Aroldis Chapman, Nestor Cortes, Lucas Luetge, Jordan Montgomery, Wandy Peralta, JP Sears.
Catchers (2) - Kyle Higashioka, Jose Trevino
Infielders (6) - Josh Donaldson, Marwin Gonzalez, Isiah Kiner-Falefa, DJ LeMahieu, Anthony Rizzo, Gleyber Torres
Outfielders (4) - Joey Gallo, Aaron Hicks, Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton