by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (5/20/2013) Rockies pitcher Roy Oswalt is drawing rave reviews after his first rehab start of the season, according to the Denver Post.
Oswalt was throwing in the low 90s in a five-inning outing Saturday. Rockies senior vice president of major-league operations Bill Geivett said Oswalt "had very good command" during the appearance. He will make his next appearance Friday at Double-A Tulsa.
Roy Oswalt outstanding in extended spring start
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (5/19/2013) Rockies starting pitcher Roy Oswalt struck out nine in five innings during an extended spring start Saturday, according to MLB.com. He allowed only a leadoff bunt in the first of five scoreless innings.
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (5/14/2013) Rockies pitcher Roy Oswalt threw 64 pitches over four innings of work at extended spring training on Tuesday, MLB.com reports.
"He had a better fastball, and his stuff was better, also," said Rockies pitching coach Jim Wright, who had not spoken to Oswalt, but received a report on the outing.
The right-hander is scheduled to throw five innings or 75 pitches again on Saturday and barring a setback, he should join the rotation at Double-A Tulsa next week.
Roy Oswalt makes extended spring training debut
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/10/2013) Rockies pitcher Roy Oswalt, who signed a minor-league deal with Colorado last week, made his first start in extended spring training.
The 35-year-old veteran allowed four runs -- one earned -- and five hits over three innings of work. He struck out two and did not issue a walk as his fastball peaked at 90-92 mph. Oswalt is guaranteed to make $1.5 million if he joins the big-league club this season.
Rockies plan quick delivery for Roy Oswalt
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (5/3/2013) Newly acquired pitcher Roy Oswalt is expected to make two or three starts for the Rockies at extended spring training before advancing to Double-A Tulsa for additional work, The Denver Post reports. Oswalt signed a minor-league deal with Colorado Thursday -- his third team in the past three years -- and had been throwing for several weeks in his audition for employment.
The 35-year-old went 4-3 with a 5.80 ERA and a 1.52 WHIP in 17 appearances (nine starts) for the Rangers last season. Oswalt has now signed with a club mid-season for the second consecutive year.
He is expected to report to extended spring training before being re-assigned to a minor-league affiliate.
Roy Oswalt would like to return to Philly
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (4/9/2013) Free-agent pitcher Roy Oswalt would be interested in returning to the Phillies.
During Roy Halladay's start Monday, Oswalt tweeted that he would "love to come back to Philly." The 35-year-old pitched in Philadelphia for 1 1/2 seasons. He tossed 59 innings with the Rangers last season, posting a 5.80 ERA and a 4.23 FIP.
Roy Oswalt waiting for right offer from contender
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (3/20/2013) Free agent pitcher Roy Oswalt is waiting for the right offer from a contender and unlike last offseason, is unconcerned about location, his agent told MLBTradeRumors.com.
Oswalt, who is working out at Mississippi State while waiting for the right deal, is open to pitching in late relief, if necessary, though he prefers to remain in the rotation.
Oswalt pitched for the Rangers last season, going 4-3 in 17 appearances (nine starts) with a 5.80 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and 59:11 K:BB ratio in 59 innings.
Mets have interest in Oswalt
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (1/26/2013) The New York Mets still may be interested in acquiring pitcher Roy Oswalt, even after signing Shaun Marcum, reports ESPN Saturday. The 35-year-old Oswalt went 4-3 with a 5.80 ERA over 17 appearances last year with the Rangers.