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Lookouts Unveil Opening Day Roster

April 5, 2024 - Southern League (SL)
Chattanooga Lookouts News Release

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The Cincinnati Reds and the Chattanooga Lookouts have announced their initial 2024 roster for Opening Day. This year's team features 22 returning players including starting pitchers Julian Aguiar (17), Sam Benschoter, and Chase Petty (5). The 2024 roster also has three of the Reds' top 30 prospects including Aguiar, Petty, and pitcher Zach Maxwell (27)*. Maxwell will be making his Double-A debut this season after spending last season in Dayton and Daytona. The Nashville native is fresh off his first Major League Spring Training and a spot in the 2023 Arizona Fall League.

Here is the roster breakdown: 16 pitchers, three catchers, seven infielders, and four outfielders.

Pitchers (16)

27 Julian Aguiar 41 Donovan Benoit 32 Sam Benschoter 29 Brooks Crawford

45 Eddy Demurias 15 Thomas Farr 21 Jake Gozzo 31 Jacob Heatherly

50 Owen Holt 54 Zach Maxwell 25 Andrew Moore 44 Hunter Parks

4 Chase Petty 16 Braxton Roxby 9 Carson Rudd 38 Vin Timpanelli

Catchers (3)

20 Mat Nelson 7 Daniel Vellojin 17 Eric Yang

Infielders (6)

8 Austin Callahan 2 Tyler Callihan 43 James Free 35 Miguel Hernandez

11 Ivan Johnson 23 Nick Northcut 3 Jose Torres

Outfielder (4)

30 Anthony Alford 12 Austin Hendrick 6 Jack Rogers 5 Justice Thompson

Coaching Staff

24 Moreno, Jose - Manager 52 Daryle Ward - Hitting 19 Todd Naskedov - Pitching

22 Dick Schofield - Game Planning 48 Francisco Rodriguez - Performance

Josh Hobson - Trainer Dan Donohue - Strength Liam Heggeman - Video

The Lookouts begin their season on the road today, April 5, with a three-game series against Birmingham. They open at home at AT&T Field on Tuesday, April 9 at 7:15 p.m. against the Tennessee Smokies. Tickets for the opening series can be bought at

*MLB Pipeline Prospect ranking listed in parentheses.

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