Roy Edward Oswalt (born August 29, 1977 in Weir, Mississippi) is an Olympic gold medalist and American Major League Baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent. currently in the eleventh major league season.
He spent a half year career at the Houston Astros organization.
Oswalt grew up in Weir, Mississippi, the son of Billy Oswalt, logger and a Vietnam veteran. He married his high school sweetheart, Nicole, and together they have two daughters. When they were teenagers, he and Nicole T-ball play against each other.
At Weir High School, Oswalt played defensive and wide receiver in football team, which won a state title senior year. He graduated in the class with 32 students.
After completing nine years (2001-2009), Oswalt is currently considered to be one of the elite pitchers in the National League. Oswalt has compiled a 137-70 record with a 3.23 ERA and 3.58 strikeout-to-walk ratio (1473 - to - 418) in 1803.1 pitched round.
He's 20-12 record in 2005 with a 2.94 ERA, repeat the 20-win performance in 2004.
He is the staff of the Houston Astros ace Roger Clemens and that includes Andy Pettitte. He is also three times All-Star. On August 29, 2006, Oswalt 29th birthday, he signed a five-year extension with the Houston Astros for $ 73 million with an option for year-to-6