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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Astros No Longer Have the Smallest 40-Man Roster in the American League

After yesterday's deadline for setting 40-man rosters, the Astros have 36 players on their roster. This is the second smallest number in the American League. Below is a rundown of how many players each major league team has on their 40-man roster. Teams with a full complement of 40 players are disqualified from participation in next month's Rule 5 Draft.

American League
Baltimore-40
Boston-40
Chicago-39
Cleveland-40
Detroit-39
Houston-36
Kansas City-40
Los Angeles-34
Minnesota-40
New York-40
Oakland-40
Seattle-40
Tampa Bay-38
Texas-38
Toronto-40

National League
Arizona-37
Atlanta-36
Chicago-40
Cincinnati-39
Colorado-38
Los Angeles-38
Miami-37
Milwaukee-39
New York-39
Philadelphia-38
Pittsburgh-39
St. Louis-39
San Diego-40
San Francisco-35
Washington-38

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