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Report: Mets Show Interest In Roy Oswalt

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NEW YORK, NY (CBSNewYork) - The New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson continues to search for pitching help this offseason.

According to a report on ESPNNewYork.com the Mets have shown interest in Roy Oswalt.

The right-hander spent last season with the Texas Rangers and made 17 appearances going 4-3 with a 5.08 ERA in 59 innings.

Oswalt, 35, spent 10 seasons with the Houston Astros before being traded to the Philadelphia Phillies in the middle of the 2010 season.

In 2011, Oswalt started 23 games for the Phillies but went on the disabled list with a lower-back injury.

For his career, Oswalt has a 163-96 record with 1,818 strikeouts, 511 walks and giving up 2,150 hits including 194 home runs.

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