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Astros 2015 Opening Day roster

Here's a look at who's on the Astros 25-man roster as Opening Day approaches.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Over the last week, the final spots on the Houston roster came into focus. Monday night, news broke that two non-roster invitees, Roberto Hernandez and Joe Thatcher, would both make the Astros 25-man roster.

The only question, then, was who else would join them on the Astros 2015 Opening Day roster?

With Hernandez locked into a rotation spot, the final battles for the roster came down to Brett Oberholtzer and Josh Fields being healthy and that 13th position player. The competition for that final spot came down to Alex Presley, Robbie Grossman and Jonathan Villar.

Oberholtzer and Fields ending on the DL opened up spots for both Will Harris and Asher Wojciechowski while Jon Singleton's surprise demotion opened up a spot for both Grossman and Villar.


LHP Dallas Keuchel

RHP Collin McHugh

RHP Scott Feldman

RHP Roberto Hernandez

RHP Asher Wojciechowski

RHP Sam Deduno

RHP Chad Qualls

RHP Luke Gregerson

RHP Pat Neshek

LHP Tony Sipp

RHP Will Harris

LHP Joe Thatcher


C Jason Castro

C Hank Conger


2B Jose Altuve

3B Luis Valbuena

SS Jed Lowrie

UTIL Jonathan Villar

UTIL Marwin Gonzalez


RF George Springer

LF Evan Gattis

CF Colby Rasmus

CF Jake Marisnick

OF Robbie Grossman

Designated hitter

DH Chris Carter