Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/14/14
Free agent Roy Oswalt is working out at Mississippi State and is waiting for the right offer to pitch for a contender, agent Bob Garber told MLB Trade Rumors. Garber says that geography won’t be a factor for Oswalt like it was last year. He was aiming to pitch close to his Mississippi home, reportedly limiting his options and willingness to sign. Now, Oswalt is instead focused on joining a contender. Garber says his agent is willing to pitch in late-inning relief in certain circumstances, but he’d prefer to be a starter. Oswalt wound up signing with the Texas Rangers last May, but he wasn’t successful – 5.80 ERA over 59 innings – after returning to the majors. He had proven a consistent starter prior to his uninspiring 2012 campaign, posting an ERA of 3.13 as a regular with the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies from 2010-11. Despite his track record, it remains to be seen if a team – especially a contender – has interest in adding Oswalt as a starting pitcher. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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