Who’s not surprised by this?
When Roy Oswalt announced this winter that he was going to sit out a few months and pull a Roger Clemens, it was hard not to imagine a scene where Oswalt and Ruben Amaro sat on the pitcher’s large tractor, chomped on some buckwheat or whatever, and hashed out a plan to pay the pitcher $4 million to pitch for three months for the Phillies this season.
He’ll be in red pinstripes by the Fourth of July.
Phillies beat writer Matt Gelb is a bit more skeptical, tweeting: Fair warning: Be extremely skeptical of any information leaked regarding Roy Oswalt.
It's worth noting that the Oswalt report was the second story of the day broken by Rosenthal, instead of a Phillies beat writer…