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First Guess At The 26-Man Roster

by Paul Semendinger

February 21, 2021


This is my first guess at the Yankees’ 2021 Opening Day Roster.

Better said, this is the roster I would go with if the decision were up to me, at least as things look as Spring Training begins.

SP – Gerrit Cole

SP – Corey Kluber

SP – James Taillon

SP – Jordan Montgomery

SP – Deivi Garcia

C – Kyle Higashioka

C – Gary Sanchez

1B – Luke Voit

2B – D.J. LeMahieu

SS – Gleyber Torres

3B – Gio Urshela

LF – Clint Frazier

CF – Aaron Hicks

RF – Aaron Judge

DH – Giancarlo Stanton

RP – Aroldis Chapman

RP – Zack Britton

RP – Chad Green

RP – Darren O’Day

RP – Luis Cessa or Jonathan Loaisiga or Nick Nelson (undetermined right now)

RP – UPDATE – Justin Wilson (Thanks Fuster!) (This was Nick Nelson)

OF – Jay Bruce

OF – Brett Gardner

INF – Thairo Estrada

INF – Tyler Wade

UTL – Derek Dietrich

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