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Rocket City Trash Pandas opening day roster

The Trash Pandas 2021 season will open up on the road against the Chattanooga Lookouts on May 4 at 6:15 p.m.

MADISON, Alabama — The Rocket City Trash Pandas have released their first roster in club history for the club's inaugural opening day against the Chattanooga Lookouts on May 4.

The Trash Pandas will be led by manager Jay Bell, a World Series champion and Golden Glove Award winner. Bell Has played more than 2,000 games of Major League Baseball.

Bell will be joined by pitching coach Michael Wuertz, hitting coach Kenny Hook, defensive coach Derek Florko, strength and conditioning coach Andrew Chappel and athletic trainer Yusuke Takahashi.

The Trash Panda's 28-man roster is as follows:

Right-handed pitchers:

  • Nathan Bates
  • Denny Brady
  • Cooper Criswell
  • Travis Herrin
  • Jake Lee
  • Kieran Lovegrove
  • Oliver Ortega
  • Hansel Rodriguez
  • Keith Rogall
  • Kyle Tyler

Left-Handed Pitchers:

  • Adrian Almeida
  • Reid Detmers
  • Jhonathan Diaz
  • Connor Higgins
  • Packy Naughton

Catchers:

  • Michael Cruz
  • Matt Jones
  • Anthony Mulrine

Infielders:

  • Ray-Patrick Diddler
  • Jake Gatewood
  • Ibandel Isabel
  • David MacKinnon
  • Mitch Nay
  • Michael Stefanic

Outfielders:

  • Spencer Griffin
  • Torii Hunter Jr.
  • Orlando Martinez
  • Izzy Wilson

The Trash Pandas 2021 season will open up on the road against the Chattanooga Lookouts on May 4 at 6:15 p.m.

The Trash Pandas 2021 home opener takes place on May 11 against the Tennessee Smokies.

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