Broncos quarterback Mark Sanchez has several million more reasons to become the starting quarterback this year. Sanchez and two other pro athletes, Giants pitcher Jake Peavy and former Astros pitcher Roy Oswalt, allegedly lost nearly $30 million to a man who allegedly was using their money to prop up a failing company that marketed tickets to…
Several professional athletes, like San Francisco pitcher Jake Peavy and retired Astros pitcher Roy Oswalt, were cheated out of more than $30 million.
Denver Broncos quarterback Mark Sanchez, San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy and former major league hurler Roy Oswalt were cheated out of millions of dollars as part of a Ponzi-like scheme by an investment adviser, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The adviser, Ash Narayan, gained the players’ trust after appealing to their Christian faith and interest in […]
The Houston Astros have not had a whole lot to celebrate in the past few years, but this past Saturday the franchise resigned to a one day contract, Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt so that they could both retire as Astros. Both BerkmanShow More Summary
Remember the Phillies. Remember in 2011, after Cliff Lee joined Roy Halladay, Cole Hamels and Roy Oswalt in a Super Friends rotation.
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
Roy Oswalt is retiring with a 163-102 career record after 13 seasons.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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