PRESS RELEASE – Braves Set 2021 World Series Roster

PRESS RELEASE – Braves Set 2021 World Series Roster

26-man roster features 12 pitchers and 14 position players

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Braves today set their 26-man roster for the World Series against the Houston Astros. The best-of-seven series begins with Game 1 today at 8:09 p.m. at Minute Maid Park. The roster features 12 pitchers and 14 position players – two catchers, six infielders and six outfielders.

Twenty-four players on Atlanta’s roster were on the National League Championship roster against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The two additions, RHP Kyle Wright and OF Terrance Gore, take the place of RHP Jacob Webb and INF Johan Camargo.

Game 2 will be in Houston tomorrow, October 27, while Game 3 will shift to Truist Park on Friday, October 29.

26-Man Roster:

PITCHERS (12): RH Ian Anderson, RH Jesse Chavez, LH Max Fried, RH Luke Jackson, LH Dylan Lee, RH Chris Martin, LH Tyler Matzek, LH A.J. Minter, RH Charlie Morton, LH Will Smith, LH Drew Smyly, RH Kyle Wright

CATCHERS (2): William Contreras, Travis d’Arnaud

INFIELDERS (6): Ehire Adrianza, Ozzie Albies, Orlando Arcia, Freddie Freeman, Austin Riley, Dansby Swanson

OUTFIELDERS (6): Adam Duvall, Terrance Gore, Guillermo Heredia, Joc Pederson, Eddie Rosario, Jorge Soler 

Atlanta Braves' Eddie Rosario, right, is congratulated by Atlanta Braves' Joc Pederson after hitting a two-run home run in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4 of baseball's National League Championship Series Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Atlanta Braves’ Eddie Rosario, right, is congratulated by Atlanta Braves’ Joc Pederson after hitting a two-run home run in the ninth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4 of baseball’s National League Championship Series Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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