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Cubs' wild-card roster has 10 pitchers, 15 position players

PITTSBURGH – The Chicago Cubs decided to keep 10 pitchers and 15 position players for the National League wild-card game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. The team announced the roster in a news release. If the Cubs advance to the division series, they can reset the roster.

Here are the 10 pitchers who made the one-game roster, with Jake Arrieta starting on Wednesday night. Neil Ramirez and Carl Edwards were left off:

Kyle Hendricks, RHP

Clayton Richard, LHP

Jon Lester, LHP

Travis Wood, LHP

Pedro Strop, RHP

Jake Arrieta, RHP

Justin Grimm, RHP

Trevor Cahill, RHP

Hector Rondon, RHP

Fernando Rodney, RHP

Lester and Hendricks are starters who will likely would be used only in an injury emergency or an extra-inning game.

The Cubs elected to keep the following position players and leaving off two players, Matt Szczur and Jonathan Herrera:

David Ross

Quintin Berry

Chris Coghlan

Javier Baez

Tommy La Stella

Kyle Schwarber

Starlin Castro

Chris Denorfia

Kris Bryant

Addison Russell

Dexter Fowler

Austin Jackson

Anthony Rizzo

Miguel Montero

Jorge Soler