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MICAH OWINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

A couple of ex-Reds top list of 'five best-hitting pitchers'

In a bit of irony or coincidence, given Cincinnati's recent offensive woes, a pair of former Reds topped a dubious list highlighting the five best-hitting pitchers of the last 25 years.The list, based on adjusted OPS and at least 200 at-bats, was whipped up by the fine folks at ESPN.com and features Micah Owings at No. 1 with Dontrelle Willis right behind him at No. 2. A fine...
Via Redlegs Review
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins News: Fish ink Micah Owings to minor league deal

The Miami Marlins have signed right-handed pitcher Micah Owings to a minor league deal, according to MLB Daily Dish's Chris Cotillo. Source: #Marlins agree to minor league deal with RHP Micah Owings http://t.co/Iu470BrWNi— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) April 8, 2014 Owings last appeared in the big leagues in 2012 with the San Diego Padres. He pitched to a 2.79 ERA in six games...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins and Micah Owings agree on a minor league contract

The Miami Marlins and outfielder/pitcher Micah Owings were able to come to agreement today on a Minor League contract according to MLBDailyDish.com. Owings, 31, will be switching back to a full-time pitcher after switching positions. Micah signed a Minor League contract with the Washington Nationals back on February 6, 2013 and was listed as a first baseman but was also used in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Micah Owings looking for a job

Micah Owings is not your average pitcher.  The last contract he signed was a minor league deal with the Milwaukee Brewers that stipulated that he would pitch as we ll as play the outfield.  This year though, it sounds as though he's only planning to pitch.  Chris Cotillo tweets: RHP Micah Owings looking to land a job as a pitcher for this season. Has showcase scheduled for...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Micah Owings will pitch and be position player for Brewers

Source: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images North America Micah Owings asked and was granted his release from the Washington Nationals two weeks ago. Owings has since signed a contract with the Milwaukee Brewers. While with the Nationals, Owings had been playing at Triple-A Syracuse and was hitting .265/.305/.480 with eight home runs and a 71/10 K/BB ratio through 57 games. Owings did not...
Via Tireball.com
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Micah Owings' long odds

Micah Owings has long been a favorite of this site. He had a cool name and was one of those rare birds as a pitcher who could hit. The trouble was that despite the constant cheering, he never was much of a pitcher. As a right-handed pitcher, he could get some right-handed batters out, but left-handed batters bashed him to the tune of an .830 OPS against for his career. But he was...
Via The Flagrant Fan
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals Add Micah Owings Bat in MInor Deal

In one of the most interesting signings of the winter, the Washington Nationals have signed Micah Owings to a minor league contract, with an invitation to major league camp.  Owings missed most of 2012 with an elbow injury, but his projected comeback from that procedure is not what makes this deal different.  Despite sporting a lifetime won-lost record of 32-33, Owings is...
Via MLB Injury News
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Nationals sign former pitcher Micah Owings to minor league deal

The Washington Nationals have signed Micah Owings to a minor league deal. Owings, 30, was called a first-basemen in the teams announcement suggesting that he has given up pitching. Owings pitched for six seasons at the major league level. As a pitcher Owings compiled a 4.86 ERA and 32-33 record over 68 starts and 70 relief appearances, he had trouble with injuries and control. Owings...
Via Tireball.com
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Padres release Owings

Micah Owings has a busy to-do list this winter. The right-hander pitcher must rehab his right elbow after undergoing season-ending surgery, and he apparently must find a new team, too. According to MLB.com, the San Diego Padres put Owings on release waivers Tuesday. Owings, 30, made just six appearances for the Padres this year, all in April, before he was shut down due to a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Padres request unconditional release waivers on Micah Owings

The San Diego Padres have requested unconditional release waivers for pitcher turned pinch hitter Micah Owings, Corey Brock of MLB.com reports. Back in July, Owings hinted at trying to become an everday player to be able to hit more often. “I haven't given up pitching, but I'm following my conviction to pick up a bat,” said Owings. “A lot of attention will be given...
Via PRO Rumors
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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