With the deal to move Jake Fox and Aaron Miles to Oakland, the projected roster needed to be updated. Here is the new version, with the additions in red italic. Thoughts?

Projected 25 Man Roster

STARTING LINEUP
1. Ryan Theriot – SS
2. Milton Bradley – RF
3. Derrek Lee – 1B
4. Aramis Ramirez – 3B
5. Kosuke Fukudome – CF
6. Alfonso Soriano – LF
7. Geovany Soto – C
8. Jeff Baker – 2B

BENCH
Sam Fuld – OF
Micah Hoffpauir – IF / OF
Mike Fontenot – IF
Koyie Hill – C
Andres Blanco – IF

STARTING ROTATION
1. Carlos Zambrano
2. Ryan Dempster
3. Ted Lilly
4. Randy Wells
5. Sean Marshall

BULLPEN
1. Tom Gorzelanny
2. John Grabow
3. Angel Guzman
4. Carlos Marmol
5. Justin Berg
6. Esmailin Caridad
7. Jeff Samardzija

Other Roster Candidates
(All Stats from 2009)

Catcher
Robinson Chirinos
Wellington Castillo
Steve Clevenger
Chris Robinson

Corner Infield
Blake Lalli
Bobby Scales

Middle Infield
Tony Thomas
Starlin Castro
Darwin Barney

Outfield
Tyler Colvin

Pitchers
Mitch Atkins
David Patton
Blake Parker
Neal Cotts
John Gaub
Marcos Mateo
Jay Jackson
Andrew Cashner
J.R. Mathes
Jeremy Papelbon

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