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Roy Oswalt and Market Determination Revisited

Yesterday in this space, this author wrote that Roy Oswalt had earned the right to limit his market choices and to stick to his price in negotiations as a free agent. The piece was a counterpoint to another writer who stated that Oswalt "had too big a head" and can move along from the St. Louis Cardinals' feeding trough. The point was also made that Oswalt is well worth...

Can Oswalt Have His Cake And Eat It Too?

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...

Roy Oswalt and the Rangers

This post is quite a bit shorter than our normal fare here. We’re going to experiment with some quicker news analysis pieces for things that are still churning through the rumor mill. Don’t worry, these pieces won’t take the place of the more in-depth articles you’ve come to expect from the site. A few weeks ago, I talked about how Roy Oswalt could end up as the steal of...

Report: Red Sox Still Have a 'Great Chance' to Sign Roy Oswalt

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...

GM says Boston likely out of Oswalt running

The Red Sox are unlikely to add another starting pitcher, GM Ben Cherington said Wednesday night, tempering reports that have linked Boston to free agents Roy Oswalt and Edwin Jackson this offseason.

Roy Oswalt not likely to join Rangers

Twenty days remain until Texas Rangers pitchers and catchers run through their first workout of spring training, and the pitching staff remains in flux.

Ben Cherington Rates Odds of Landing Another Starting Pitcher as 'Unlikely'

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...

Source: Oswalt, Rangers meeting was 'good'

The Texas Rangers met with free agent right-handed starter Roy Oswalt on Monday in what a source called an exploratory lunch.

Boston Unlikely to Add Starter

According to Alex Speier, the Red Sox are unlikely to add another starting pitcher before the season begins. The Red Sox have been linked to both Edwin Jackson and Roy Oswalt in recent weeks, but neither player currently sees Boston as their landing spot. Jackson allegedly has better offers elsewhere, and it’s been widely speculated that Oswalt wants to pitch close to home next...

Red Sox GM: Adding starting pitcher 'unlikely'

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.
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