New Brave Jenkins healthy, happy and ready to flourish, post-trade
high school and things got a little easier, more natural," says Jenkins, whose childhood pitching role model was Roy Oswalt , the longtime Houston Astros ace (163 victories, 3.36 ERA, 1,852 strikeouts). Buoyed by a renewed mechanical
Berkman, Oswalt retire as Astros
Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt discuss what it means to retire with the organization that brought them to MLB.
The risk and reward of waiting to trade Cole Hamels
same level. In reality, maybe the number is eight. One just missed, even though his first WAR was fine. And then Roy Oswalt is an interesting case; he got hurt right at the trade deadline, with a back problem, but he did still clear 180 innings
A fond farewell to the actually great Adam Dunn
country music star Toby Keith. Dunn hit 19 dingers his rookie year (in only 66 games), and if not for Albert Pujols, Roy Oswalt , and Jimmy Rollins, he would have won the NL Rookie of the Year. What Dunn did do was hit over 40 homers in five straight
A true myth about Pedro Martinez
to only those who threw at least 450 curves, he was a top-five guy in 2002. The curve Name Curves Thrown swSTR% Roy Oswalt 676 17.8% John Burkett 771 15.8% Dan Wright 705 15.5% Pedro Martinez 486 15.1% The legend is dead, but the
Oswalt visits Astros camp
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Recently retired Astros pitcher Roy Oswalt wasn't tempted to rethink his retirement when he dropped ..... retirement doesn't necessarily mean the end of a career. Oswalt joked: ''Roger came in and told me anyone can retire
AL wild card. Rookie Collin McHugh (11-9) became the first Astros pitcher to win seven straight decisions since Roy Oswalt 's nine-game string in 2006-07. Hisashi Iwakuma (14-9) was trying to bounce back from his last two starts
Vogelsong stifles Mets in Gaints' 5-1 win
According to research by the Elias Sports Bureau, he is one of four rookie pitchers since 1982 to win four consecutive starts of six innings or more while allowing no more than one run. The others are Roy Oswalt , Jered Weaver and Cain.
The Hunter Pence trade just keeps on giving
traded Anthony Gose and Jonathan Villar to the Astros for Roy Oswalt . Now they've traded two more of their best prospects for Hunter ..... Phillies for grabbing Cliff Lee and Roy Halladay, and the Roy Oswalt deal doesn't seem to have cost them any high-quality
Where have you gone, Jason Lane?
Astros teammates: Brad Ausmus, Chris Burke and Roy Oswalt . Lane still leans on Oswalt some, phoning him from time to time asking for pitching insight. Oswalt watched his outing against the Pirates and texted