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Roy Oswalt    \OWES-walt\

Roy Edward Oswalt (Wizard of Os) (twitter: @royoswalt44net)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: August 29, 1977 in Kosciusko, MS
High School: Weir HS (Weir, MS)
School: Holmes Community College (Ridgeland, MS)
by the Houston Astros in the 23rd round of the 1996 amateur draft.
Signed May 18, 1997. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 6, 2001 (Age 23.250, 15,467th in MLB history)   vs. MON 1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 1 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2001 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Astros/Phillies/Rangers/Rockies 2001-2013
Agents: Robert Garber, previously: Barry Meister [*]
Last Game: September 29, 2013 (Age 36.031)   vs. LAD 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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  • 5/30 Murphy among struggling Mets starting to hit: The Mets salvaged the final game of their three-game series against the Phillies as the bats finally came alive. The first two...
  • 5/28 B-R Blog: Joey Devine: No Earned Runs in Last 30.1 IP since 2008: Oakland reliever Joey Devine is back after reconstructive elbow surgery that cost him the entire 2009-10 seasons. Devine finished...
  • 5/28 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt having strikeout shortage: Philadelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt has four consecutive starts where he has struck out three batters or less, the longest stretch...[+]
  • 5/27 Baseball Musings: Better Start, Worse Finish: Roy Oswalt and Chris Capuano both lasted six innings in the Phillies/Mets game. Capuano out-pitched Oswalt except in runs. Chris...
  • 5/27 MLB Dirt: The Mariners and 62: With 10 days until the draft I’m going to throw out some more thoughts on the Mariners picks and more specifically what’s...
  • 5/27 Crashburn Alley: Reader Email: Phillies Great vs. LHP: Reader Nate sent in this interesting email: I’ve been reading your blog for a few months now, and I really appreciate it...
  • 5/25 Crashburn Alley: On Trade Rumors: Rumors connecting the Phillies to Houston Astros outfielder Hunter Pence have been well-publicized by now. For that, I blame Eric...
  • 5/23 Cut Four: The Return of Chase Utley: Good news for Phillies fans. After spending the first 46 games of the season on the disabled list, their most valuable player...
  • 5/23 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt takes a tough loss: Philadelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt allowed just one earned run, eight hits and two walks over seven innings in a loss Sunday,...[+]
  • 5/22 Philly Phanatics: Help on the way: Chase Utley will make his first appearance of the season for the Phillies on Monday night. According to manager Charlie Manuel,...
  • 5/22 Nolan Writin': Rangers Avoid Sweep- Leave Philly With a Win: It was another low scoring game between the Texas Rangers and the Philadelphia Phillies. Despite another poor performance with...
  • 5/22 MLBTradeRumors: Phillies Notes: Trade Targets, Overbeck, Oswalt: Let's round up the latest links on the National League's top team.... Even with Chase Utley on his way back, the Phillies...
  • 5/21 MLBTradeRumors: Phillies Could Face Luxury Tax With Deadline Moves: Much has been written about the Phillies' need for offense, especially if Chase Utley doesn't return to form when he returns...
  • 5/18 MLB Fantasy Recon: Notes from Tuesday's Action from Be on Deck: The entire Omaha roster may be called up by SeptemberJust a few notes from Tuesday's action from Be on Deck;We talked yesterday...
  • 5/18 Cardinals hold 1-1 tie in 9th, walk-off win against Phillies: Cards WIN Jaime Garcia pitched great once again, but didn’t get the win due to a Tyler Greene error which allowed a run...
  • 5/18 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt decent in first start off DL: Philadelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt (back) allowed just one earned run, seven hits and a walk with three strikeouts over five...[+]
  • 5/17 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt on pitch count: Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said SP Roy Oswalt (back) will be on a pitch count of...[+]
  • 5/17 The Process Report: Swing Potency: Part 1: When trying to figure out a baseball player’s overall quality, one should look at one of the many, well tuned, well established...
  • 5/16 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt to be limited: Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said SP Roy Oswalt (back) will be on a limited pitch count in his first start back...[+]
  • 5/16 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt activated: The Philadelphia Phillies activated SP Roy Oswalt (back) from the 15-day disabled list Monday, May 16, and optioned SP Vance Worley...[+]
  • 5/16 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt better after bullpen session: Philadelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt (back) threw a bullpen session Saturday, May 14, and he is on track to return Tuesday, May...[+]
  • 5/15 Philly Phanatics: New-look Phillies: They might be Giants: Why is there so much complaining about the Phillies? In his Phillies Notebook, Josh Landsburg speculates that the reaction might...
  • 5/13 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt on track for TuesdayPhiladelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt (back) is on track to start Tuesday, May 17....[+]
  • 5/13 Roto Think Tank: Gearing Up: N.L. Week 7, May 16-22: Welcome to another edition of Gearing Up for the upcoming National League week.News and Notes: Injury DivisionScott Rolen. ...
  • 5/12 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | More on Roy OswaltÂ’s outing: Philadelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt's (back) fastball averaged 89-90 mph, down from its usual 93-94 mph, during his rehab start...[+]
  • 5/12 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt goes five innings: Philadelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt (back) gave up three runs on seven hits in five innings of work for Single-A Clearwater Thursday,...[+]
  • 5/10 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt throws bullpen: Philadelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt (back) threw a bullpen session Tuesday, May 10, and felt fine. He is still on track to make...[+]
  • 5/9 Crashburn Alley: Better Starting Rotation: Phillies or Braves?: ESPN ran two controversial articles yesterday: this one by Stats & Info and this one by Eno Sarris. Both mention that the...
  • 5/8 Raise the Jolly Roger: GAMEDAY – Trying for .500…again: Astros (13-20) at Pirates (16-17) 1:35–PNC Park, Pittsburgh Here is the Gameday TV: ROOT Sports, FS Houston Any...
  • 5/7 Baseball Musings: 0s instead of Oswalt: Kyle Kendrick and the Phillies bullpen pitch the fourth shutout of the game as they replace Roy Oswalt who went on the disable...
  • 5/7 MLB Fantasy Recon: Notes From Friday's Action - Be On Deck: Not much of that going onJust a quick look at the big news from Friday night from Be On Deck - Curtis Granderson hit 2 more home...
  • 5/7 Through The Fence Baseball: Ranting and Raving: Cole Hamels, Frodo Baggins and getting away with bandwagon murder: I’ll be the first to admit that fantasy baseball isn’t exactly my “forte” when it comes to fantasy leagues. If...
  • 5/7 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt lands on 15-day disabled list: The Philadelphia Phillies placed SP Roy Oswalt (back) on the 15-day disabled list Friday, May 6, due to lower back inflammation....[+]
  • 5/6 Baseball Musings: Oswalt’s Back, and Back Out: Roy Oswalt returned from his home after taking care of his family after the tornadoes, but he was scratched from his start with...
  • 5/6 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt would return next Friday: If Philadelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt (back) did require a trip to the disabled list, he would be eligible to be activated Friday,...[+]
  • 5/6 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt to be examinedPhiladelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt (back) will be examined by team physician Dr. Michael Ciccotti....[+]
  • 5/6 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | More on Roy Oswalt: The Philadelphia Phillies are being cautious with SP Roy Oswalt (back) and believe that his sore back might just be the result...[+]
  • 5/6 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt could hit disabled listPhiladelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt (back) is still dealing with a sore back and could be placed on the disabled list....[+]
  • 5/6 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt scratched: Philadelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt (back) has been scratched from his start Saturday, May 7, due to ongoing back soreness. SP...[+]
  • 5/6 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt returns to team: Philadelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt (personal) returned to the team Thursday, May 5, and threw a bullpen session. He could still...[+]
  • 5/6 Crashburn Alley: Braves Series Preview with Peter Hjort: Don’t look now, but the team giving the Phillies a run for their money when it comes to pitching is the Atlanta Braves....
  • 5/5 My Pinstripes: Big Puma Tops Big Surprises | Baseball Digest: Big Puma Tops Big Surprises | Baseball DigestEvery year it seems a light-hitting shortstop powers up in April, a team that isn’t...
  • 5/5 Baseball Press: Under the Radar - AL/NL Only Leagues: Alex White looked good in his debut for the surprising Indians. (Getty)Each week, Baseball Press will be providing some "under...
  • 5/5 Crashburn Alley: Let’s Get Jimmy Rollins Locked Up: If I polled a random selection of Phillies fans about Jimmy Rollins‘ .287/.379/.374 triple-slash line, I wager most of them...
  • 5/3 MLB Fantasy Recon: Player Notes for Week 6 from FB Tools: Blue StreakTodd Lammi over at Fantasy Baseball Tools sends up some key notes for planning out week 6, including why you nee to...
  • 5/3 Bus League Baseball: Q&A: Blue Jays Prospect Anthony Gose: Last week, I sat down with New Hampshire Fisher Cats outfielder Anthony Gose prior to a game against the New Britain Rock Cats....
  • 5/2 Call to the Pen: Phillies Trio Eying Return: According to reports, Philadelphia Phillies starter Roy Oswalt is set to rejoin the team Thursday.  The Phillies are projecting...
  • 5/2 Hot off the Wire: Phillies | Roy Oswalt update: Updating previous reports, Philadelphia Phillies SP Roy Oswalt is scheduled to return to the team Thursday, May 5, and start Saturday,...[+]
  • 5/2 MLBTradeRumors: Quick Hits: Feliz, Oswalt, Dodgers: A few items to close out this weekend.. Given his recent mind-changing history, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News (via...

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