Brewers set Opening Day roster

The Brewers finalized their Opening Day roster on Sunday, and shortstop Jean Segura is among its active members.

Segura has not played in a Major League game since March 18, when he complained of a sore throwing shoulder, and club officials have worried in recent days that he may need to begin the season on the 15-day disabled list. That he avoided the DL is a good sign that Segura will be in Monday’s Opening Day lineup against the Atlanta Braves, though manager Ron Roenicke had yet to make a formal announcement as of the roster release.

One player, as expected, was placed on the DL: Left-hander Tom Gorzelanny is still recovering from offseason shoulder surgery.

After the Brewers formally purchased the contracts of nonroster invitees Zach Duke, Lyle Overbay and Mark Reynolds, the full roster looks like this:

Starting pitchers (5): Yovani Gallardo, Kyle Lohse, Matt Garza, Marco Estrada, Wily Peralta.

Relief pitchers (7): Right-handers Jim Henderson, Brandon Kintzler, Francisco Rodriguez and Tyler Thornburg, and left-handers Zach Duke, Will Smith and Wei-Chung Wang.

Catchers (2): Jonathan Lucroy and Martin Maldonado.

Infielders (7): First basemen Lyle Overbay and Mark Reynolds, second basemen Scooter Gennett and Rickie Weeks, third baseman Aramis Ramirez, shortstop Jean Segura and utility man Jeff Bianchi.

Outfielders (4): Left fielder Khris Davis, center fielder Carlos Gomez, right fielder Ryan Braun and Logan Schafer.


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