Found February 03, 2012 on Star Telegram:
Twenty days remain until Texas Rangers pitchers and catchers run through their first workout of spring training, and the pitching staff remains in flux.

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...

Phillies Still Remain In Contact With Roy Oswalt

According to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports, the Red Sox, Reds, and Phillies all remain in the running for Roy Oswalt. Oswalt is scrambling to find a new home with only two weeks before the start of spring workouts. Oswalt's top choices are the Rangers and the Cardinals, but both have financial limitations. Oswalt had a positive experience in Philadelphia, where he went 16-11...

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...

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...

No decision yet from Roy Oswalt as several teams remain in the mix

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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.

2012 Royals Potpourri I

Until the Royals open the 2012 Season I will start each article with important statistics: 16 Days until pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training. 30 Days until Cactus League play starts. 62 Days until Opening Day (I guess night, late night). On to the article. I’m impressed that I made it this far into the off-season without having to resort to this. I have three thoughts...

Things Getting Dicey for Remaining Free Agents

The calendar has officially flipped to February. Most baseball fans see the excitement and anticipation building to when pitchers and catchers report. However, there are some people that are not necessarily excited. One  of the interesting phenomena from the past several years has been the disappearing market for aging players. Every year, all kinds of publications...
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