The St. Louis Cardinals were many of the franchises there rumored to have interest in the right-handed pitcher.
Owalt’s agent Bob Garber said Thursday in a statement, “Roy has every intention of pitching for a contending club at some point this season.”
Bob Nightengale of USA Today, one of the best baseball writers in the country, joins Ron and Mo to get an ‘Oswalt update’ plus discuss Rams owner Stan Kronke’s serious interest in purchasing the Los Angeles Dodgers.
David Freese, the St. Louis native, was batting just .167 in his first career postseason series, but went 2-3 with a home run and 4 RBI’s.
St. Louis fell 4 1/2 games behind Atlanta in the wild-card race with 11 remaining. They had won eight of nine to narrow the gap from 8 1/2 back on Sept. 6.
Though just one win in the series, Cardinals starting pitching was fantastic going a total of 22.0 innings pitched allowing just 6 runs against the Phillies.
The Cardinals pick up their first sweep of the season by winning back-to-back against the Phillies.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt, Cole Hamels – and Cliff Lee. Yes, Cliff Lee.