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Questions surround decision to send Astros' Oswalt out for 7th inning

Updated: May 19, 2008, 10:54 PM ET
Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Houston manager Cecil Cooper said there was miscommunication about sending Astros ace Roy Oswalt to pitch the seventh inning -- which is when he left the game Saturday night with a hip injury against Texas.

Oswalt said after Saturday's game he told coaches after the sixth that he didn't think he could pitch any longer, but he was sent out in the seventh anyway.

The Astros ace reiterated those comments before Sunday's game against the Rangers. Cooper said he planned ...

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