Cubs announce roster for NLDS with Cardinals

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Jon Lester #34 of the Chicago Cubs pitches in the second inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during game two of the doubleheader at PNC Park on September 15, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

ST. LOUIS — The Chicago Cubs have set their 25-man roster in advance of the start of their National League Division Series Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

The Cubs and Cardinals play the first two games of the National League Division Series Friday and Saturday in St. Louis before the series moves to Wrigley Field for Game 3 on Monday, Oct. 12 and Game 4 (if necessary) on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The teams would return to Busch Stadium for Game 5 (if necessary) on Thursday, October 15.

Here is a look at the Chicago Cubs National League Division Series roster:

PITCHERS (11)
28-Kyle Hendricks, RHP
33-Clayton Richard, LHP
34-Jon Lester, LHP
37-Travis Wood, LHP
39-Jason Hammel, RHP
46-Pedro Strop, RHP
49-Jake Arrieta, RHP
52-Justin Grimm, RHP
53-Trevor Cahill, RHP
56-Hector Rondon, RHP
57-Fernando Rodney, RHP

POSITION PLAYERS (14)
3-David Ross
8-Chris Coghlan
9-Javier Baez
11-Tommy La Stella
12-Kyle Schwarber
13-Starlin Castro
15-Chris Denorfia
17-Kris Bryant
22-Addison Russell
24-Dexter Fowler
27-Austin Jackson
44-Anthony Rizzo
47-Miguel Montero
68-Jorge Soler

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