Found February 05, 2012 on Redlegs Review:
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Oswalt has been a dagger in the side of the Reds since breaking into the league with the Astros in 2001 The MLB rumor mill was alive and well on Saturday. Around lunchtime reports surfaced that the Reds we're in the mix to sign veteran starting pitcher Roy Oswalt (according to Jon Paul Morosi and Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports). Here's an excerpt from that piece specific to the Redlegs: "The Reds, meanwhile, have spoken with Oswalt’s representatives recently and probably would need to move payroll and stretch their budget in order to afford him, a source said. The Cincinnati rotation currently consists of Johnny Cueto, Mat Latos, Bronson Arroyo, Mike Leake, and Homer Bailey or Aroldis Chapman. The signing of Oswalt would signal that the Reds are going all-in to win the division now, before the potential departures of Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips via free agency over the next couple years." By 7 o'clock those initial reports were refuted by Rosent...
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