Update: Roster contest ends tomorrow at 07:00 AM
With the news that Padilla will have surgery and miss the start of the year, the opening day roster loses one of it's locks.
Using Eric's Spring Training Roster Primer, pick your opening day Roster.
For each player you get right from the locks you get one point.
For each player you get right from the bubbles you get five points
For each player you get right from the long shot list you get 10 points
For each player you get not even mentioned you get 25 points (new left fielder perhaps)
LOCKS 21 Players (1 Point each)
Infield - Loney, Uribe, Furcal, Blake, Carroll
Catcher - Barajas, Navarro
Outfield - Ethier, Kemp, Thames, Gibbons, Gwynn
Rotation - Kershaw, Billingsley, Kuroda, Lilly, Garland
Bullpen - Broxton, Kuo, Guerrier, Hawksworth
Bubbles ( 5 points each)
Infield: Velez, Mitchell, Castro, Miles
Catchers: Ellis, Gimenez
Outfield: Velez, Paul, Kaplar, Hoffman, Oeltjen
Pitchers: Belisario, Jansen, Elbert, Cormier, MacDonald, Link, Mahay, Monesterios, Troncoso, Schlichting
Long Shot: (10 Points each)
Infield: DeJesus, Sellers, Gordon, Lindsey
Pitchers:Ely, Redding, Villarreal, Vazquez, Huber, Guerra, Colon, Rubby, Wilkin De La Rosa, Eveland,Jeff Weaver(may not be on the original list but I don't want anyone getting 25 points for using him)
I suggest cut and pasting.
The winner of this contest will be announced on opening day. The choice of prize will be:
1. Two Free Tickets to First TBLA Game Night
2. Two Beers on TBLA Game Night
3. 2011 Dodger Media Guide
4. 2011 Dodger Yearbook
along with praise and glory .