Blue Jays announce season opener lineup

Published On March 31, 2015 | By Laura Dart | Sports
Drew Hutchinson throws a pitch in the second inning in the Jays spring training game against the Detroit Tigers on Mar. 27. (Reuters)

Drew Hutchinson throws a pitch in the second inning in the Jays spring training game against the Detroit Tigers on Mar. 27. (Reuters)

By Edward Bayley

The Toronto Blue Jays announced their starting lineup for their 2015/16 season opener against the New York Yankees on April 6.

The only part of the roster for the beginning of season that has yet to be set is the bullpen, which Jays’ manager John Gibbons said could include eight pitchers.

The Blue Jay’s home opener will be on Monday, Apr. 13 against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Here is the starting lineup for the start of the season.

This starting lineup, as well as the roster and injury reports, is according to MLB.com.

Photo Credits:
Jose Bautista – (Keith Allison via Flickr under Creative Commons 2.0)
Devon Travis – (Tom Hagerty via Flickr under Creative Commons 2.0)
Dalton Pompey – (Tom Hagerty via Flickr under Creative Commons 2.0)
Michael Saunders – (Keith Allsion via Flickr under Creative Commons 2.0)
Edwin Encarnacion – (Keith Allsion via Flickr under Creative Commons 2.0)
Johan Santana – (Keith Allsion via Flickr under Creative Commons 2.0)
The rest of the photos are courtesy of Reuters.

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