With the ALDS starting up Thursday night the Astros and Royals announced their series rosters.
Here’s the 25-man roster for the Royals:
The AL Central champs will be going with 11 pitchers and 14 position players.
Omar Infante is not on the roster after having a brutal season; he slashed of .220/.234/.318 in 455 plate appearances. Jonny Gomes was left off as well even though the Astros will be throwing two lefties in the series.
And now for the Astros’ 25-man roster:
The Astros will also be going with 11 pitchers and 14 position players. They were allowed to change their roster after the Wild Card game.
Chad Qualls did not make Houston’s roster after posting a 4.38 ERA, 3.52 FIP in 49 1/3 innings pitched during the regular season. He was a rookie for Houston in 2004 when they made it to the NLCS, but came up short against St. Louis.
McHugh and Ventura face off tonight in game one of the series in Kansas City.