2007 Portland Beavers roster

The San Diego Padres announced the Opening Day roster for the Portland Beavers on Monday. The team boasts three members of MadFriars.com top 20, including Cesar Carrillo, Luis Cruz, and Jared Wells. Right-hander Tim Stauffer will reportedly work out of the pen in Portland this year, as will Justin Germano.

Pitchers (12):

RHP Andrew Brown
RHP Cesar Carrillo
RHP Jack Cassel
RHP Justin Germano
LHP Justin Hampson
LHP Ryan Ketchner
RHP Aaron Rakers
LHP Royce Ring
RHP Leo Rosales
RHP Tim Stauffer
RHP Scott Strickland
RHP Jared Wells

Catchers (2):

Luke Carlin
Pete Laforest

Infielders (6):

Manny Alexander
Luis Cruz
Brett Dowdy
Royce Huffman
Oscar Robles
Craig Stansberry

Outfielders (4):

Jack Cust
Josh Howard
Adam Shabala
Vince Sinisi

The following players will begin the year on Portland's disabled list:

RHP John Hudgins
LHP Mike Johnston
LHP Shawn Estes
LHP Adrian Burnside
RHP Steve Watkins
Catcher Brandon Gottier
1B Brian Myrow

Rick Renteria takes the helm in Portland after spending the previous three seasons with the Lake Elsinore Storm. Prior to joining the Padres he spent four seasons in the Florida Marlins chain.

Gary Lance and Jose Castro return as pitching coach and hitting coach, respectively. Lance has been in the Padres' organization for 11 years and has served as the Beavers pitching coach for the last three. Castro is in his fourth year with the Padres and his third in Portland. He coached Double-A Mobile in 2004.

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