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Roy Oswalt # - P

  • Age: 36
  • DOB: 1977/08/29
  • POB: Kosciusko, MS
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 190lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 13
  • Drafted by Houston in 1996 (23rd round).

Scouting Report

AssetsHad pinpoint control and an ability to throw plenty of first-pitch strikes. He also was an innings-eater with a winning attitude and leadership qualities.
FlawsHis diminutive stature started to take its toll later on in his career and he was not as dominant as in his earlier days. Also gave up a few too many hits, overall.
Career potentialSavvy workhorse starting pitcher.

Honours and Awards

2007Named to the All-Star Game
2006Named to the All-Star Game
2005NL - National League Championship - Most Valuable Player
2005Named to the All-Star Game
2000Texas League (AA) - All-Star Team
2000Double-A - All-Star Team (Baseball America)

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/04/05Announced his retirement.
2013/10/31Filed for free agency.
2013/09/06Missed 52 games (left hamstring injury).
2013/07/08Left hamstring injury, 15-day DL.
2013/06/20Contract purchased from Tulsa (AA).
2013/05/02Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2012/10/29Filed for free agency.
2012/09/24Missed 12 games (strained right forearm).
2012/09/11Strained right forearm, day-to-day.
2012/07/30Missed 7 games (back injury).
2012/07/22Back injury, day-to-day.
2012/06/22Contract purchased from Round Rock (AAA).
2012/05/29Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/10/24Philadelphia Phillies declined their contract option for next season.
2011/08/06Missed 36 games (back injury).
2011/06/24Back injury, 15-day DL.
2011/05/16Missed 16 games (lower back pain).
2011/05/06Lower back pain, 15-day DL (retroactive to April 27th, 2011).
2011/04/29Lower back pain, day-to-day.
2010/07/29Acquired from the Houston Astros.
2009/09/16Lower back pain, early September.
2009/08/11Missed 12 games (strained lower back).
2009/08/02Strained lower back, day-to-day.
2009/06/13Missed 2 games (right wrist injury).
2009/06/11Right wrist injury, day-to-day.
2008/07/28Missed 11 games (hip injury).
2008/07/19Hip injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to July 12th, 2008).
2008/07/17Hip injury, day-to-day.
2008/07/11Missed 5 games (strained abductor muscle).
2008/07/03Strained abductor muscle, day-to-day.
2007/09/23Missed 6 games (personal reasons).
2007/09/17Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2007/07/28Missed 4 games (chest injury).
2007/07/24Chest injury, day-to-day.
2006/06/14Missed 13 games (back injury).
2006/06/06Back injury, 15-day DL.
2005/05/06Missed 4 games (foot injury).
2005/05/01Foot injury, day-to-day.
2005/02/11Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a two-year contract.
2004/01/19Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2003/09/08Missed 36 games (groin).
2003/07/30Groin, 15-day DL.
2003/07/06Missed 20 games (groin).
2003/06/17Groin, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 11th, 2003).
2003/06/13Groin, day-to-day.
2003/05/31Missed 13 games (strained right groin).
2003/05/17Strained right groin, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 16th, 2003).
2003/02/27Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2002/08/23Suspended by the MLB for 5 games.
2002/02/28Re-signed by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2001/10/12Missed 11 games (right groin).
2001/09/29Right groin, day-to-day.
2001/09/28Missed 9 games (groin).
2001/09/23Right groin, day-to-day.
2001/06/30Missed 8 games (right wrist injury).
2001/06/21Right wrist injury, day-to-day.
2001/05/04Recalled from New Orleans (AAA).
2001/03/12Optioned to New Orleans (AAA).

Trades

2013/05/02Signed by the Colorado Rockies to a minor league contract.
2012/05/29Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
2010/07/29Philadelphia Phillies traded J.A Happ, Anthony Gose and Jonathan Villar to the Houston Astros for Roy Oswalt and cash considerations.
1996/06/04Drafted by the Houston Astros in the 23rd round in 1996.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2013ColoradoNL960600032.149313139341.798.63
2013TulsaAA553200033.12410857250.932.16
2013Grand JunctionR11100005.23000120.710.00
2012TexasAL1794300059.07941381111591.535.80
2012Round RockAAA331100012.0157713101.505.25
2012FriscoAA11000003.15330131.808.10
2011PhiladelphiaNL2323910000139.015360571033931.343.69
2011Lehigh ValleyAAA220000010.08331481.202.70
2011ClearwaterA11000005.07330151.605.40
2010PhiladelphiaNL13127101182.2531816621730.901.74
2010HoustonNL2020612011129.0109524913341201.113.42
2010Total Hou/PhiNL33321313022211.2162706519551931.032.76
2009HoustonNL303086030181.1183838319421381.244.12
2008HoustonNL32321710032208.2199898223471651.183.54
2007HoustonNL3332147010212.0221807514601541.333.18
2006HoustonNL3332158020220.2220767318381661.172.98
2005HoustonNL35352012041241.2243857918481841.202.94
2004HoustonNL36352010022237.02331009217622061.243.49
2003HoustonNL2121105000127.1116484215291081.142.97
2003New OrleansAAA11000003.03110021.003.00
2002HoustonNL3534199000233.0215867817622081.193.01
2001HoustonNL2820143031141.2126484313241441.062.73
2001New OrleansAAA552300031.032161546341.234.35
2000Round RockAA1918114022129.210637285221410.991.94
2000KissimmeeA884300045.1521515111471.392.98
1999MichiganA2222134020151.114478758541431.314.46
1998AuburnA11114500070.1492417331671.142.18
1998GCL AstrosR441100016.0106421270.692.25
1997AuburnA992401151.2502926115441.264.53
1997GCL AstrosR551100028.1257227281.130.64
TotalMLB36534116310202082245.1219989783819752018521.213.36
TotalAL1794300059.07941381111591.535.80
TotalNL3483321599902082186.1212085680018650917931.203.29
TotalAAA11113400056.0582726613541.274.18
TotalAA2524146022166.1135503910301690.992.11
TotalA51512316031323.2302149136131123061.283.78
TotalR10103200050.03813649570.941.08

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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