Rangers address Roy Oswalt issue

Updated: August 7, 2012, 9:47 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

BOSTON -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington says he's put behind him Roy Oswalt's decision not to pitch a third inning of relief and sees no need to discuss it with the former starter.

Oswalt told Washington after throwing 30 pitches in the seventh and eighth innings on Sunday that he couldn't continue. The Rangers lost 7-6 in 10 innings at Kansas City.

"Since I've been here (if) a player tells me he can't go, that's it," Washington said before Monday night's game against ...

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