Roy Oswalt is a free agent now that the Philadelphia Phillies officially declined his $16 million option for the 2012 season. He should warrant some intriguing offers; after all, Oswalt still is a quality middle of the rotation starter with plenty of experience.
Oswalt has previously discussed retirement, but his agent has put those comments to rest, saying now that Oswalt is feeling like he was back in his younger days and the nagging back injury that limited his playing time in 2011 is gone.
A three-year deal for around $30 million seems reasonable for a pitcher like Oswalt.
Here are five teams that could use Oswalt’s services in 2012 and beyond.