Padres Announce Wild Card Series Roster; Starter Absent

The San Diego Padres have submitted their roster for their best-of-three Wild Card Series against the New York Mets.

Notably absent is pitcher Mike Clevinger, who was scratched from his Wednesday start due to illness. However, Clevinger produced two negative COVID tests and is cleared to travel to New York, per Bob Melvin

The Padres will carry 12 pitchers on their roster: 

Yu Darvish: RHP
Luis Garcia: RHP
Pierce Johnson: RHP
Nick Martinez: RHP
Joe Musgrove: RHP
Robert Suarez: RHP
Steven Wilson: RHP
Josh Hader: LHP
Tim Hill: LHP
Sean Manaea: LHP
Adrian Morejon: LHP
Blake Snell: LHP

The Padres will carry three catchers on their roster: 

Jorge Alfaro
Luis Campusano
Austin Nola

The Padres will carry seven infielders on their roster: 

Josh Bell
Jake Cronenworth
Brandon Dixon
Brandon Drury
Ha-Seong Kim
Manny Machado
Will Myers

The Padres will carry four outfielders on their roster: 

Jose Azocar
Trent Grisham
Jurickson Profar
Juan Soto
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