Indians Release 25 Man Wild Card Roster

On Wednesday the Cleveland Indians officially announced their 25 man roster for tonight’s AL Wild Card match-up against the Tampa Bay Rays. If the Indians win advance to the ALDS, they will have the opportunity to reset to a more conventional roster.

Sep 24, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians designated hitter Jason Giambi (center) celebrates his game-winning two-run home run in the ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Progressive Field. Cleveland won 5-4. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 24, 2013; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians designated hitter Jason Giambi (center) celebrates his game-winning two-run home run in the ninth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Progressive Field. Cleveland won 5-4. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

In a one game, winner take all showdown, the Indians set up their roster accordingly. They will carry 11 pitchers into tonight’s game as well as Matt Carson and Jose Ramirez in place of starters Ubaldo Jimenez and Zach McAllister, neither of who stood any chance of seeing the mound tonight anyway.

Here is the roster in its entirety:

Pitchers:

Matt Albers, Cody Allen, Rich Hill, Scott Kazmir, Corey Kluber, Justin Masterson, Chris Perez, Marc Rzepczynski, Danny Salazar, Bryan Shaw, Joe Smith

Catchers:

Infielders:

Outfielders:

Topics: Cleveland Indians, Roster, Wild Card

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