Today's a magical day! It's Opening Day for the Red Sox! After a long and acrimonious winter, and a shortened Spring Training, we're finally ready to PLAY BALL! After yesterday's weather postponement the Red Sox are opening the 2022 Regular Season at Yankee Stadium against the New York Yankees.

The Red Sox roster which was at 30, needed to be trimmed to 28. Boston made the following roster moves

  • Infielder Travis Shaw and right-handed pitcher Hansel Robles were selected to the major league roster.
  • Right-handed pitcher Tyler Danish was optioned to Triple-A Worcester.
  • Right-handed pitchers Eduard Bazardo and Ralph Garza Jr. were designated for assignment.
  • Left-handed pitcher Josh Taylor was placed on the 10-day injured list (retroactive to April 4) with a low back strain.

The Red Sox' 2022 Opening Day Roster is below.

BOSTON RED SOX ACTIVE ROSTER (28)

Pitchers (15): Matt Barnes, Ryan Brasier, Kutter Crawford, Austin Davis, Jake Diekman, Nathan Eovaldi, Rich Hill, Tanner Houck, Nick Pivetta, Hansel Robles, Hirokazu Sawamura, Matt Strahm, Phillips Valdez, Michael Wacha, Garrett Whitlock

Catchers (2): Kevin Plawecki, Christian Vázquez

Infielders (6): Jonathan Araúz, Xander Bogaerts, Bobby Dalbec, Rafael Devers, Travis Shaw, Trevor Story

Outfielders (3): Jackie Bradley Jr., J.D. Martinez, Alex Verdugo

Infielder/Outfielders (2): Christian Arroyo, Kiké Hernández

INJURED LIST (3)

Pitchers (3): James Paxton, Chris Sale, Josh Taylor

Tune in to 929 The Ticket for all the Red Sox games this season! The pregame starts at 12:05 p.m. on Friday, with the 1st pitch at 1:05!

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