The Rangers already have an overstuffed rotation but are thought to be the favorite, Fox reports. It likely doesn't hurt that Oswalt is pals with team president Nolan Ryan and pitching coach Mike Maddux, the site notes. The Cardinals also don't have room in their rotation for Oswalt right now and the two sides aren't even in contact, Fox reports. Other teams that have expressed interest include the Washington Nationals, Cleveland Indians and Milwaukee Brewers.
The 34-year-old Oswalt went 9-10 with a 3.69 ERA for the Philadelphia Phillies last season but also had two stints on the disabled list with back problems.
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