Originally posted on Raise the Jolly Roger!  |  Last updated 3/27/13
The Bucs have trimmed their roster down much like I predicted they would yesterday, and here’s what it looks like: Rotation: A.J. Burnett, Wandy Rodriguez, James McDonald, Jonathan Sanchez, Jeff Locke Projected starters: Russell Martin, Garrett Jones, Neil Walker, Clint Barmes, Pedro Alvarez, Travis Snider, Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte Bench: Michael McKenry, Jose Tabata, Gaby Sanchez, John McDonald, Brandon Inge, Josh Harrison (if Inge opens up on the DL) Bullpen: Jason Grilli, Mark Melancon, Tony Watson, Jared Hughes, Justin Wilson, Chris Leroux, Jeanmar Gomez As I wrote yesterday, I’m not too thrilled with how this ended up. The only part of this that wasn’t a foregone conclusion is Gomez in the bullpen, and he’s been bad this spring and doesn’t have much of anything positive to speak of in terms of his big league track record. That said, the other options were probably worse.
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