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Clay Rapada was designated for assignment to make room for Lyle Overbay (Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) The Yankees released their Opening Day roster on Sunday, and it includes a 20 percent turnover just from the beginning of spring training. Among the new faces that we will see on Opening Day are RHP Shawn Kelley, 1B Lyle Overbay, and OFs Brennan Boesch, Vernon Wells, and Ben Francisco. To add Overbay to the 40-man roster, the team designated LHP Clay Rapada for assignment. Earlier this week, the team designated RHP David Aardsma for assignment and outrighted RHP Sam Demel off the roster. The Yankees had also released IF David Adams to make room on the 40-man roster. Rotation 52 CC Sabathia 18 Hiroki Kuroda 46 Andy Pettitte 47 Ivan Nova 41 David Phelps Bullpen 42 Mariano Rivera 30 Dave Robertson 62 Joba Chamberlain 48 Boone Logan 27 Shawn Kelley 38 Cody Eppley 43 Adam Warren Catchers 29 Francisco Cervelli 19 Chris Stewart Infielders 55 Lyle Overbay 24 Robinson Cano 36 Kevin Youkilis 26 Eduardo Nunez 17 Jayson Nix 33 Travis Hafner Outfielders 11 Brett Gardner 31 Ichiro Suzuki 12 Vernon Wells 45 Ben Francisco 22 Brennan Boesch 15-Day Disabled List 65 Phil Hughes 2 Derek Jeter 25 Mark Teixeira 14 Curtis Granderson 60-Day Disabled List 71 Cesar Cabral 35 Michael Pineda 13 Alex Rodriguez Follow Dan on Twitter at @danpfeiffer74 for all the latest New York Yankees news.
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