Philadelphia Phillies announce 2023 NLCS roster

Find out who made the Phillies' NLCS roster for the best-of-seven series against the Diamondbacks that starts tonight.
Orion Kerkering, Philadelphia Phillies NLCS Roster
Orion Kerkering, Philadelphia Phillies NLCS Roster / Rich Schultz/GettyImages
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The Philadelphia Phillies have released their official roster for the National League Championship Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The best-of-seven series gets underway tonight at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.

The Phillies took care of business in the National League Division Series, eliminating the Atlanta Braves in four games, for the second year in a row, in a wild and emotionally charged matchup. Now, with the start of the NLCS mere hours away, manager Rob Thomson and the Phillies have made some changes and announced who they're taking into battle against the Diamondbacks.

The sixth-seeded Diamondbacks swept both their Wild Card series with the Milwaukee Brewers and their NLDS matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers, bringing a perfect 5-0 record with them into the NLCS.

In case you missed it, we have everything you need to know about the NLCS, including dates and times of all the games and where you can watch and listen to the Phillies as they continue their playoff run.

Philadelphia Phillies NLCS roster

Teams are limited to 26 players for the postseason. The Phillies will head into the NLCS against the Diamondbacks with an even 13 position players and 13 pitchers on the roster.

If there's an injury, that player can be replaced, with permission from the Commissioner's Office, but is ineligible for the rest of the round and the following round. It's worth noting that a pitcher can only be
replaced by another pitcher, and a position player can only be replaced by another position player.

Here is the Phillies' official NLCS roster:

Hitters

Rob Thomson and his staff maintain the status quo for their hitters, with no changes from the NLDS roster. Despite speculation over the weekend that Rhys Hoskins may return, he's not listed on the roster.

Player

Position

Alec Bohm

INF

Bryce Harper

INF

Edmundo Sosa

INF

Bryson Stott

INF

Trea Turner

INF

J.T. Realmuto

C

Garrett Stubbs

C

Nick Castellanos

OF

Jake Cave

OF

Brandon Marsh

OF

Cristian Pache

OF

Johan Rojas

OF

Kyle Schwarber

OF/DH

Pitchers

There are no changes among the pitching staff either. As manager Rob Thomson announced earlier, ace Zack Wheeler will lead the starting rotation in Game 1, with Aaron Nola to follow in Game 2. Ranger Suarez is the likely Game 3 starter, while Game 4 remains up in the air.

Player

Position

Seranthony Domínguez

RHP

Jeff Hoffman

RHP

Orion Kerkering

RHP

Craig Kimbrel

RHP

Michael Lorenzen

RHP

Aaron Nola

RHP

Taijuan Walker

RHP

Zack Wheeler

RHP

José Alvarado

LHP

Cristopher Sánchez

LHP

Gregory Soto

LHP

Matt Strahm

LHP

Ranger Suárez

LHP