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Worst Opening Day roster choices

These teams had decisions to make and made the wrong ones

Updated: April 1, 2014, 6:20 PM ET
By Paul Swydan | ESPN Insider

In the week leading up to Opening Day there is always a lot of discussion about how 25-man rosters will shape up. Now that those rosters have been finalized across the league, we can finally see which teams made smart choices.

Here's a look at the teams that did not.

Rockies carry six outfielders and Pacheco

We've been here before. More than a month ago, we discussed how the Colorado Rockies needed to pick three of their four outfield candidates for their center field and outfield bench jobs. But the Rockies disagreed and decided to keep all of them, making them the rare team to carry six outfielders. The decision to not make a decision is befuddling at best, and it is one that has many folks wondering.

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