Latest Roy Oswalt Stories

2005-07-09 20:52:02

TORONTO (Reuters) - Roy Oswalt pitched 6 1/3 strong innings for his sixth straight win as the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 in National League play at Minute Maid Park on Saturday. A few days after earning a spot in the NL All-Star team, Oswalt (12-7) allowed two runs on nine hits while striking out seven and walking one to improve to 9-1 at home as the streaking Astros continued their recent hot streak. Earlier this week, Oswalt was selected by fans in internet balloting...

2005-07-07 17:55:59

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - New York Mets pitcher Pedro Martinez has pulled out of Tuesday's All-Star Game in Detroit. Martinez, second in the National League (NL) with 129 strikeouts, said on Thursday that it was not right to occupy a roster spot if he was unavailable to pitch. "I'll concede my place on the team," he said. Martinez, who has a 9-3 record and a 2.80 earned run average, is scheduled to pitch for the Mets in Pittsburgh on Sunday. "Normally I don't throw 100 percent...

2005-07-05 05:17:18

TORONTO (Reuters) - Jose Offerman's run-scoring singlestarted a three-run ninth inning rally, lifting the New YorkMets to a 5-2 win over the Washington Nationals Monday. The Mets rallied from a 2-0 deficit to hand the Nationalsjust their second loss at home in 18 games, pulling back to.500 (41-41) with the victory. Mike Cameron followed with a run-scoring double and CarlosBeltran added a run-scoring single in the ninth as the Mets gotto reliever Sunny Kim. Cameron had two hits and drove...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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