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Roy Oswalt got shelled last night

Jun 8, 2012, 8:49 AM EDT

Roy Oswalt AP

The Rangers could use Roy Oswalt now. Yesterday even. He just can’t pitch like he did yesterday: dude gave up five runs on six hits over four innings¬†including a grand slam by Royals’ prospect Wil Myers in the Round Rock-Omaha game.

Here’s video of the Myers grand slam. To be fair, Myers is gonna do that against everyone. He’s hitting .324/.375./.793 at Omaha and is gonna be a friggin’ beast.

  1. mattyflex - Jun 8, 2012 at 9:05 AM

    Any takers on Francouer before the trade deadline?

    • atworkident - Jun 8, 2012 at 9:06 AM


      • mattyflex - Jun 8, 2012 at 9:11 AM

        But he’s such a nice guy…

    • - Jun 8, 2012 at 10:06 AM

      Since Lorrenzo Cain can’t stay healthy and current CF Jerrod Dyson is…. not Wil Myers, don’t look for Frenchy to be moved anytime soon.

  2. billymc75 - Jun 8, 2012 at 9:53 AM

    Oswalt trying new stuff prob, treating it like camp.

    • jimbo1949 - Jun 8, 2012 at 10:36 AM

      Thought you couldn’t teach an old dog new tricks?

  3. randall351 - Jun 8, 2012 at 10:36 AM

    I have a feeling that the Storm Chaser could win a series against the Royals at this point, but it would have to be at the K. If it were at Omaha then the Royals would probably sweep them.

  4. Craptastics9 - Jun 8, 2012 at 11:17 AM

    Didn’t Andy Pettitte get shelled in all of his extended spring training starts? Craig, I expect a good reporter like you to mention a little factoid like that. Like billymc75 said, a veteran like Oswalt was probably trying out all his pitches to see what still works and what doesn’t. Let’s make judgements after his first major league game please.

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