Wednesday Feb 26
Philadelphia Phillies Prospects Creating the Most Buzz so Far in Spring Training
The Philadelphia Phillies strip-mined their farm system in a series of trades that brought back big names of yesterday and today while chasing an elusive second World Series title.
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Sun Feb 23, 2014
Was Ed Wade's Reign as Houston Astros GM As Detrimental as it Seemed?
First of all, let me just say that no one was more critical of Ed Wade during his time as GM for the Houston Astros than I was.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Daily Record
Roy Oswalt visits Astros camp
Roy Oswalt wasn't tempted to rethink his retirement when he dropped by Houston's spring training camp on Thursday.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Houston Astros 2014 Spring Training Profile: Jonathan Villar
The Houston Astros were an absolute mess in 2013, finishing with a 51-111 record.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
The Miami Herald
Berkman, Oswalt to retire as Astros on April 5
Houston, TX - Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt will sign one- day contracts and retire as Astros on April 5. The team will celebrate the outstanding careers of Berkman and Oswalt with a special pregame ceremony prior to the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
The Mississippi Press
Spring Training 2014: Masahiro Tanaka dons pinstripes, MLB buzz and headlines
The Arizona Diamondbacks break the seal on the 2014 Major League Baseball season today, holding the league's first full team workout at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Lincoln Daily News
MLB player notes
RHP Roy Oswalt announced his retirement Feb. 11 after 13 major league seasons. The three-time All-Star ended his career with the Rockies, pitching in nine games and posting a 0-6 record with an 8.63 ERA in 2013.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
5 pressing questions for the 2014 Phillies
Just 3 short years ago, the Phillies' rise to top dog on the Philadelphia sports landscape reached its peak when newly signed Cliff Lee found a seat on the dais for a near-celebratory press conference following the team's first workout of the spring.
One-Time Ranger Oswalt Calls It Quits
JULY 30: Roy Oswalt # 44 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on July 30, 2012 at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington in Arlington, Texas.
The Good Phight
Roy Oswalt follows Roy Halladay to Valhalla
The second of the 2011 Phillies' four aces has ascended to his waiting throne atop a tractor in the afterlife of baseball, which probably looks a lot like his Missouri ranch.
Roy Oswalt reportedly retires
Oswalt broke into the majors with the Astros in 2001, racking up a 14-3 record with a 2.73 ERA.
Veteran right-hander Roy Oswalt decides to retire
Veteran right-hander Roy Oswalt , 36, has announced his retirement from MLB, confirms CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman.
Ex-Rockies P Roy Oswalt retires
To most people who were paying attention, Roy Oswalt looked finished in 2013. It appears Roy knew it, too, as the 36-year-old right-hander officially announced his retirement on Tuesday.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
Jerome Williams signing: Astros make it official, designate Brett Wallace for assignment
When the news that the Astros would sign Jerome Williams broke, questions immediately arose about the 40-man roster implications.
Giants PECOTA comparables, Part II: the pitchers
Part two of our projection-system week continues, in which we look at the amusing/interesting/horrifying comparisons for pitchers served up by PECOTA.