4/1 Cubs finalize Opening Day roster

The Cubs have officially set their Opening Day roster, selecting the contract of outfielder Reed Johnson on Friday.  Johnson was a non-roster invitee this spring. The club’s 40-man roster now stands at 38 players. The 2011 Opening Day roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders and five outfielders.

Here’s the Opening Day lineup vs. Pirates:

RF Fukudome

SS Castro

CF Byrd

3B Ramirez

1B Pena

C Soto

LF Soriano

2B Barney

P Dempster

— Carrie Muskat 

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