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Henry Owens Tosses No-Hitter In Portland Sea Dogs’ Season Opener

Henry Owens on Thursday showed why he’s considered the top pitching prospect in the Boston Red Sox organization. Owens tossed a six-inning no-hitter as the Portland Sea Dogs — the Red Sox’s Double-A affiliate — kicked off their 2014 season with a rain-shortened, 5-0 victory over the Reading Fightin Phils. Owens struck out nine and walked two over six no-hit innings before...
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Invite Top Pitching prospect Henry Owens to Development Camp

Boston Red Sox fans may not have to wait much longer to see the team’s top pitching prospect in Fenway Park. The Providence Journal‘s Brian Macpherson reports that the Red Sox have invited left-handed pitcher Henry Owens to their rookie development camp. This camp is meant for players expected to have a strong chance of reaching the Major Leagues some time during the current...
Via Beantown Banter
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Henry Owens The Next Great Red Sox Lefty?

(Carl D. Walsh/Portland Press-Herald)Part of the reason Red Sox GM Ben Cherington is reluctant to spend over $100 million on un-tested Masahiro Tanaka is the boatload of near-ready arms in the Boston system. Chief among them is left-handed starter Henry Owens—who is listed as the #2 overall left-handed pitching prospect by and the #21 overall prospect by Owens...
Via FenwayNation
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox pitching prospect Henry Owens promoted to Double-A Portland

 (Darrell Snow) According to a report from Alex Speier of’s Full Count blog, the Boston Red Sox have promoted left-hander Henry Owens to Double-A Portland. He performed well in High-A Salem, having recently completed a string of 19 1/3 innings of no-hit ball. The southpaw gave up a hit on Sunday, ending the impressive streak.  During that time, opponents were 0-55 against...
Via CLNS Radio
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Henry Owens Leads Week That Was in Red Sox Minor League System With Combined No-Hitter (Gallery)

Last week belonged to the pitchers in the Red Sox minor league system. Two of the Red Sox’ top prospects on the mound, Matt Barnes and Henry Owens, each turned in impressive outings for their respective teams. Owens was the most impressive, as he threw six innings of no-hit ball on July 17. His performance was part of a combined no-no for the Salem Red Sox. He then went on to pitch...
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Henry Owens' No-Hit Streak Reaches 15 2/3

Owens Climbing LadderAfter seeing a young left-hander (Matt Moore) completely dominate the Red Sox last night, it's somewhat comforting to know that we have our own port-side stud making his way through the organization. Henry Owens extended his no-hit innings streak to 15 2/3 on Monday night with five frames for Boston's Class 'A' Advanced Salem Red Sox. Owens struck...
Via FenwayNation
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

A look at how Boston Red Sox pitching prospect Noe Ramirez has emerged on scene in 2013

Matt Barnes and Henry Owens grabbed most of attention from the 2011 Boston Red Sox amateur draft. There was one name that was selected several rounds later in Noe Ramirez, a right handed starting pitcher out of Cal State Fullerton that has started to turn heads in 2013 as he now takes his journey to Double-A Portland. Ramirez, who was a fourth round pick that year, has always been...
Via CLNS Radio
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Henry Owens: Stat Line With Silver Linings

Henry Owens‘ final start of 2012 was a scoreless one. In five innings, the 20-year-old struck out four, allowed eight base runners and a number of hard-hit balls. Minus a run or two, it was a typical start for the left-hander. This off-season, the chatter on Owens has been less polarizing than expected. Yes, a 3.49 FIP and 11.51 K/9 is impressive. However, his 4.16 BB/9, .350 BABIP...
Via Fangraphs
February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A: Henry Owens: Red Sox Future Ace?

Henry Owens might be the most intriguing pitching prospect in the Red Sox organization. He may also be the most unique. Drafted 36th-overall last year out of a Huntington Beach, California high school, the 6-foot-7 southpaw wears size-17 shoes, surfs, plays both the piano and the guitar, and can throw a football 80 yards. His powerful left arm can also propel a baseball, as he...
Via Fangraphs
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 20 Red Sox Prospects: #19 Henry Owens

Now we turn our eyes to the 19th ranked prospect in the Red Sox system, starting pitcher Henry Owens out of Edison High School in California. The Red Sox selected him in the supplementary round in the 2011 draft. He was the 36th pick of the draft. He ended up signing for a solid bonus of $1,550,000 although he did not throw a professional pitch in 2011. For Edison High School...
Via Bloody Sox
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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