• My Scores
  • MLB
  • NFL
  • Golf

Roy Oswalt learned of demotion to bullpen from media

Roy Oswalt learned of demotion to bullpen from media

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer

The Roy Oswalt era in Texas is off to a less-than-stellar beginning. After being shelled by the Angels earlier this week, Oswalt's ERA now sits at 6.49. He's also given up an absurd 54 hits in 34 2/3 innings (14 H/9). Now, with the Rangers' deadline acquisition of Ryan Dempster, Oswalt has been demoted to the bullpen.

And he didn't even know about it until a media member told him. Check it out:

Ouch. Rough week for Roy. Then again, he and his family have about five million reasons to not regret the comeback.

Hat-tip: Hardball Talk

For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow @EyeOnBaseball on Twitter, subscribe to the RSS feed and "like" us on Facebook.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video


Most Popular

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike Black Team USA Just Do It Flag T-Shirt

Get Ready for Rio
Summer Olympics are here!
Shop Now