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2023 Guards Fest Roster Officially Set for January 21


Official Guardians Press Release


Cleveland, OH – The Cleveland Guardians are excited to announce the full roster confirmed for 2023 Guards Fest at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland on Saturday, January 21. Cleveland’s annual baseball festival will feature 28 current players on the Guardians 40-man roster, four alumni and three members of the coaching staff.


2023 Guards Fest Roster


Gabriel Arias

Josh Bell (Morning Session Only)

Will Benson

Will Brennan

Emmanuel Clase

Xzavion Curry

Enyel De Los Santos

Tyler Freeman

Andrés Giménez

Oscar Gonzalez

Sam Hentges

James Karinchak

Steven Kwan

Bryan Lavastida

Angel Martinez

Triston McKenzie

Eli Morgan

Cody Morris

Bo Naylor

Josh Naylor

Jhonkensy Noel

Richie Palacios

Brayan Rocchio

Amed Rosario

Nick Sandlin

Myles Straw

Trevor Stephan

George Valera



Brian Anderson

Paul Assenmacher

Sam McDowell

Charlie Nagy



Terry Francona

Chris Valaika

Carl Willis



New to Guards Fest this year, Andrés Giménez, who likes to dabble in art in his free time, will be joining Jonathan Hrusovsky and Hrusovsky Custom Kicks to hold a cleat design competition. Fans will be able to submit a custom cleat design for Giménez during Guards Fest and the winner will have the design replicated by Hrusovsky Custom Kicks for Giménez to wear during 2023 Spring Training. The winning designer will also get their very own pair of custom cleats with their winning design.


Guards Fest will also include many of the activities fans have come to love at past Fan Fest events, including:

  • Current Guardians and alumni autograph sessions (additional tickets required)
  • Gold Glove photo opportunity (additional tickets required)
  • Player appearances and more on the Main Stage
  • Player photo opportunities (additional tickets required)
  • Field of Dreams baseball diamond, batting cages, speed pitch and more
  • Honorary contracts from Guardians executives
  • Appearances from Slider & The Dogs (photo opportunities w/ additional ticket and band performances)


The 2023 Guards Fest schedule includes:

  • 8:30AM – 12:30PM: Season Ticket Member exclusive session
    • Mobile-only tickets on sale: Wednesday, November 30
    • $5 general admission ticket (benefits Cleveland Guardians Charities)
    • Fans can guarantee player and/or alumni autographs by bundling autograph session tickets with a general admission purchase (limit 4 per session)
  • 1:30PM – 6:30PM: General public event
    • Mobile-only tickets on sale: Friday, December 2
    • $15 general admission ticket
    • Fans can guarantee player and/or alumni autographs by bundling autograph session tickets with a general admission purchase (limit 4 per session)


More details can be found at Player appearances are subject to change.


Guardians fans can receive priority access to Guards Fest, Opening Day and more when they become a Season Ticket Member. Learn more about Cleveland Guardians Season Ticket plans at

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