Report: Nationals Making A Major Push For Roy Oswalt
The Washington Nationals plan to make a major push for right-handed starter Roy Oswalt, a source told Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
According to Rosenthal, the Nationals believe that Oswalt, a free-agent, would be a great veteran fit for the team’s rotation that will likely include Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann, John Lannan, and Chien-Ming Wang.
Oswalt, 34, had his option declined by the Philadelphia Phillies in October, making him a free-agent. As a result, the three-time All-Star received a $2 million buyout instead of $16 million in salary over the course of 2012.