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The Rangers met with Roy Oswalt on Monday and the two sides "had a very good meeting," according to the right hander's agent, Bob Garber.
While adding the 34-year-old would strengthen an already very good rotation it would also force the Rangers to make a move. With Colby Lewis, Derek Holland, Yu Darvish, Neftali Feliz and Matt Harrison, the Rangers already have at least five quality starters entering spring training.
If Oswalt chose to play in Arlington for the right price, Harrison would likely be the odd man out, meaning either a move to the bullpen or a trade to another club.
Harrison, who was a guest on 103.3's The Ben and Skin Show KESN-FM on Tuesday, said the addition of Oswalt could lead to the 26-year-old left hander asking for a trade.
"That could be an option," Harrison said. "I feel like I proved myself last year, that I could be a consistent starter in the big leagues. I'm not saying the bullpen is a bad thing but I think I'm...
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Roy Oswalt wants to pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals or the Texas Rangers. Roy Oswalt wants to start and is not open to moving to the bullpen. Roy Oswalt also wants a one year deal worth ten million dollars.
The Cardinals and Rangers have full pitching staffs that will see a hurler from each team spend time in the bullpen that have seen time on the mound at the beginning of...
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A few weeks ago, I talked about how Roy Oswalt could end up as the steal of...
The Red Sox may still be an option for Roy Oswalt after all. After reporting that Oswalt was nearing a deal with St. Louis last week, ESPN reports the Sox still have "a great chance" of signing the veteran to a one-year deal. The 34-year-old hurler has also expressed interest in the Rangers. But with Colby Lewis, Yu Darvish, Derek Holland, Neftali Feliz, Matt Harrison and...
According to the latest rumors, Roy Oswalt is likely to end up in St. Louis. Edwin Jackson has "multiple" three-year offers, but may accept a one-year deal to see what his market is for next year. (Which puzzles me a bit, actually. Why not the bird in the hand?) The Sox are still mentioned as a possible one-year destination for Jackson.We're past plan B, and probably...
WORCESTER -- Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington hasn't met personally with free-agent pitcher Roy Oswalt. But as each day passes along, the likelihood of landing the 34-year-old decreases. "We wouldn't rule out adding a starter, but I think it's unlikely at this point," Cherington said before Wednesday's Town Hall session. "We're going to keep...
The Rangers are scheduled to meet with free agent right-handed starter Roy Oswalt on Monday, a source confirmed Sunday afternoon.
Roy Oswalt has been in the top six in the National League Cy Young Award balloting six times. If you need a guy for Game 7 in a World Series, you could do a whole lot worse than the man from Mississippi.
The Texas Rangers met with free agent right-handed starter Roy Oswalt on Monday in what a source called an exploratory lunch.
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Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said Wednesday night it is "unlikely" the team will add a starting pitcher at this point despite a source saying the team has a "great chance" to sign Roy Oswalt.