Sources: Oswalt prefers Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies have emerged as the two prime contenders in the Roy Oswalt auction, sources told ESPN.com on Thursday.
But much to the Phillies' chagrin, two people who know Oswalt well said he prefers to pitch in St. Louis.
Sources who have spoken with the Astros say that while St. Louis might be Oswalt's first choice, trading their best pitcher within the division isn't the team's first choice. The Astros continued to talk to the Phillies ...
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