The Houston Astros recently shook up their pitching staff by announcing that veteran right-hander Brett Myers will move to the closer role. Myers, who made 33 starts and logged 216 innings last season, had 21 saves out of the Philadelphia Phillies' bullpen in 2007.
Roy Oswalt would have enjoyed the relative onslaught of offense by the Astros on Monday night, if not for a couple of nagging details.
September 13, 2011
With the official start of the off-season, the Phillies face some decisions on how to proceed with building a club that can return to the World Series. Those decisions have started to come down.
November 9, 2009
Brett Myers is in no position to be firing shots at Cole Hamels, but yet, here we are. The soon-to-be free agent is getting in his final shots before a likely exit from the City of Brotherly Love.
November 3, 2009
The Phillies have made a couple of interesting roster moves and have done a little rearranging on their rotation for the NLCS showdown with Los Angeles.
October 15, 2009
The success of the Phillies in the postseason may come down to how much success their bullpen has. Right now, their bullpen is literally battered and bruised, but there's hope that by playoff time they'll be healthy enough to contribute.
September 23, 2009
Brett Myers sore right hip will likely put him on the DL, after an MRI revealed fraying of the labrum, which might require surgery. With that in mind, who are the in-house candidates to fill his spot?