25-man roster is set

The Orioles will hold a workout at Camden Yards Thursday at 3:05 p.m., matching the starting time of Friday’s opener against the Twins. We now know which players will have lockers in the clubhouse.

As expected, manager Buck Showalter is keeping 12 pitchers and 13 position players. Here they are:

Jake Arrieta
Tommy Hunter
Jason Hammel
Brian Matusz
Wei-Yin Chen

Jim Johnson
Kevin Gregg
Matt Lindstrom
Luis Ayala
Pedro Strop
Darren O’Day
Troy Patton

Mark Reynolds
J.J. Hardy
Robert Andino
Chris Davis
Wilson Betemit
Nick Johnson
Ryan Flaherty

Matt Wieters
Ronny Paulino

Nolan Reimold
Adam Jones
Nick Markakis
Endy Chavez

Showalter finally has the flexibility to rotate players in the DH slot. No one-dimensional, stiff-legged veterans clogging it.

The Orioles are carrying four outfielders, but Betemit can play there. Flaherty played left and right in spring training. Andino can move to the outfield in an emergency.

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