Roy Oswalt Rumors: Thursday

The latest rumors on Roy Oswalt suggest the Cardinals, Rangers, Red Sox, Nationals, Indians and Brewers are in the mix for the right-hander. Oswalt wasn't interested in joining the Tigers, but the Cardinals and Red Sox have also made him offers and the other clubs appear to be monitoring the situation. Here are today's Oswalt rumors:

  • The Red Sox offered Oswalt about $5MM,'s Buster Olney reports. The Red Sox don't seem interested in signing pitchers to long-term contracts, as Olney points out.
  • There's some debate in the Rangers' front office over whether Oswalt is necessary given Texas' existing starting pitching depth,'s Jerry Crasnick tweets.

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