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Philadelphia Phillies Prospects Creating the Most Buzz so Far in Spring Training

What do you call a 34-year-old baseball player in Clearwater, Fla. ? A prospect. The Philadelphia Phillies strip-mined their farm system in a series of trades that brought back big names of yesterday (Hunter Pence, Roy Oswalt) and today...Show More Summary

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Retirement for Oswalt

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Roy Oswalt is retiring with a 163-102 career record after 13 seasons.

How Roy Oswalt's MLB Peak Got Far Less Credit Than It Deserved

With very little fanfare, Roy Oswalt will retire after 13 seasons pitching for four different teams, according to ESPN's Buster Olney. All-Star pitcher Roy Oswalt has decided to retire, and plans to work with his agent, Bob Garber. 163...Show More Summary

Roy Oswalt Retires After 13 Seasons

Three time All-Star pitcher Roy Oswalt has decided to retire after his 13 seasons in the MLB. Oswalt, Roy Oswalt Retires After 13 Seasons - -

Roy Oswalt Retires from MLB After 13-Year Career

Longtime MLB pitcher Roy Oswalt is hanging up his glove after a 13-year career and heading over to the business side of baseball. According to a tweet by ESPN’s Buster Olney on Tuesday afternoon, the former All-Star will be working with...Show More Summary

The silver lining of Justin Verlander, ace of aces

One of these days, Justin Verlander won't be anything special. He'll be diluted Verlander, a pitcher who only hints at his former self, like Carlos Zambrano or Roy Oswalt these last couple years. It might happen when he's 40, but it'll happen. Show More Summary

Roy Oswalt wants strong Major League return with Colorado Rockies – MLB news

Roy Oswalt wants strong Major League return with Colorado Rockies – MLB news Colorado Rockies' pitcher Roy Oswalt is back in the Majors as he made his debut for the Colorado ballclub against the Washington Nationals recording a loss....Show More Summary

Roy Oswalt Proves He Has Plenty Left in the Tank to Impact the NL West Race

As the 2013 season inches toward the halfway mark, the Colorado Rockies continue to remain in the NL West race. Despite falling back to earth after a torrid April, they sit at just three games out of the division race heading into play on Friday. Show More Summary

Does Roy Oswalt Have Enough Left to Be Rockies' NL West X-Factor?

The Colorado Rockies will call Roy Oswalt up from Double-A back to the MLB on Thursday after completing his rehab, according to Troy Renck of The Denver Post. Official that Oswalt will start Thursday — Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) June 18,...Show More Summary

The newly confusing Roy Oswalt

Roy Oswalt was a prospect, then he was called up. He was good immediately, and he was good for a very long time. He had some injury problems, and then he wasn't the same. The end. That's how the Roy Oswalt story looked like it was going to go. Show More Summary

Scouting Roy Oswalt

When I write about scouts, I have to be careful. A few years ago, I had the temerity to suggest there might be great scouts, okay scouts, and below-average scouts, and that it would be interesting to somehow know which were which. In...Show More Summary

Is Roy Oswalt the Missing Link to a Colorado Rockies Pennant Run?

The Colorado Rockies are in the midst of a surprising 17-11 start to the 2013 season, and now they've made a "low-risk, high-reward" move that could boost their chances of contending for the long haul. That's the optimistic way of putting it. Show More Summary

Roy Oswalt Signs Minor-League Deal With Rockies

Roy Oswalt has signed a minor-league deal with the Colorado Rockies for 2013. The 35-year-old, who last pitched with the Texas Rangers, will report to extended spring training as he prepares again for a place on a major-league roster. It’s estimated Oswalt will require a few weeks to get back in baseball shape. The veteran [...]Show More Summary

Colorado Rockies Sign Roy Oswalt to Minor League Contract

The Colorado Rockies made a pitching move Thursday afternoon, agreeing to terms with three-time MLB All-Star Roy Oswalt on a minor league contract. The team's official Twitter account had the news: Oswalt last pitched for the Texas Rangers in 2012, when he went 4-3 with a 5.80 ERA splitting time between the bullpen and the starting rotation. Show More Summary

Roy Oswalt still interested in pitching

The good news for writers is that we get to re-use all of our Roy Oswalt headlines from last year for Kyle Lohse. The headline on my last article on the subject -- "Oh, God, Make It Stop, Kyle Lohse, I Just Want to Sleep" -- was pulled directly from a similar article about Oswalt last year. Show More Summary

Could Roy Oswalt Solve Tigers' Closer Worries if Bruce Rondon Falls Flat?

Much has been made this spring—and all offseason, really—about the ninth-inning situation in Detroit following the departure of incumbent closer Jose Valverde in free agency. After faltering down the stretch, Valverde eventually lost his job, and no one was surprised when the Tigers opted not to re-sign him this offseason. Show More Summary

Kyle Lohse vs. Roy Oswalt: Will the Padres Add a Starter before Opening Day?

Good news for Padres fans? According to MLB.com's Corey Brock, it seems that general manager Josh Bynes is open to bringing in another starting pitcher from outside of the organization at some point during the six weeks of spring training. Show More Summary

Could Roy Oswalt Resurrect His MLB Career in the Closer's Role in 2013?

Roy Oswalt has the goods to go the way of John Smoltz and Dennis Eckersley before him, by resurrecting his career as a closer....If he wants to. And that, naturally, is the iffy part. According to Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog.com, the New York Mets have considered the idea of using Oswalt as their closer. Show More Summary

Roy Oswalt and 5 MLB Players Who Are Close to Being Washed Up

One of the many storylines that took place during the 2012 season was the Roy Oswalt free-agent saga. Teams had to decide whether or not the hurler was washed up or had enough left to help contribute to an eventual playoff push. A team...Show More Summary

Oakland Athletics: A Record They Should Not Be Proud of

As the Oakland Athletics' designated hitter Chris Carter stepped up to the plate against Texas Rangers pitcher Roy Oswalt Wednesday night, he had no idea he would be making history for his own franchise. Following a 1-2 count, Carter whiffed on the 91 MPH fastball that Oswalt blew by him. Show More Summary

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