On Wednesday, October 2, 2013, the Cleveland Indians announced the 25 players who will be active for tonight’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Progressive Field. Should the Indians advance, the Non-Roster players will be eligible to return to the active 25-man roster for the Division Series, League Championship Series, and World Series.
The Tribe will carry 11 pitchers including: Matt Albers, Cody Allen, Rich Hill, Scott Kazmir, Corey Kluber, Justin Masterson, Chris Perez, Marc Rzepczynski, Danny Salazar, Bryan Shaw, and Joe Smith.
Position Players include two catchers: Yan Gomes and Carlos Santana; seven infielders: Mike Aviles, Asdrubal Cabrera, Lonnie Chisenhall, Jason Giambi, Jason Kipnis, Jose Ramirez, Nick Swisher; and five outfielders: Michael Bourn, Michael Brantley, Matt Carson, Drew Stubbs, and Ryan Raburn.
Occupying the bench but not on the game roster include: Carlos Carrasco, Nick Hagadone, Ubaldo Jimenez, CC Lee, Zach McAllister, Vinnie Pestano, Kelly Shoppach, and Josh Tomlin.
If the Indians beat the Rays and advance to the Division Series, they will face off against the Boston Red Sox.
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