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Houston Astros’ Rudy Owens to Start vs Seattle

According to Bleacher Report, Houston Astros’ left-handed pitcher Rudy Owens has been recalled to start against the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. The 26 year old has accumulated a 6.05 ERA in 41.2 innings in Triple-A this season. Right-handed pitcher Josh Reid has been optioned. Photo: Brad Barr/USA TODAY Sports   The post Houston Astros’ Rudy Owens to Start vs Seattle...
Via Sportsnaut
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Adds More Prospect Depth in Wandy Deal

The Houston Astros continue to shed veteran players and General Manager Jeff Luhnow made one of his better trades in terms of prospect value, although none of the three players are A-level young stars. The additions of pitchers Rudy Owens and Colton Cain, as well as outfielder Robbie Grossman adds more depth to the rebuilding Astros and is more than a fair return for left-handed...
Via Fangraphs
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

The Departed – Grossman, Owens, Cain

In yet another paradigm shift in this bizarro-world Pirate universe we now live in, the Pirates acquired Wandy Rodriguez on Tuesday night from the Astros for three Pirate prospects — Rudy Owens, Robbie Grossman, and Colton Cain.  In our recent mid-season update, we had those three ranked 7th, 9th, and 20th, respectively. For Tim’s “First Pitch” piece tonight, he will be...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: 7/16/12

Colton Cain will get the start for Bradenton tonight. Since the FSL All-Star break, he has gone 2-1 1.80 in five starts, pitching a total of 30 innings. Prior to the All-Star break he had a 6.05 ERA over nine starts with 38.2 innings pitched. Indianapolis expanded their division lead to 12 games yesterday. Their .621 winning percentage is the highest in the International League and...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 16, 2012  |  Discuss

6/10 MiLB Recap: Rudy Owens with six strong innings

Everyone in action today. Indianapolis 8, Rochester 1 – Rudy Owens started and gave up just 1 run over 6 innings. He struck out 3 and walked 1. Chris Leroux pitched a scoreless inning of relief while on rehab. Daniel Moskos also tossed a scoreless inning. Gorkys Hernandez was 3 for 5. Starling Marte went 1 for 4 with a double. Jake Fox was 1 for 3 with a home run, his 2nd...
Via North Side Notch
June 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Karstens' new injury could pave way for Owens to crack Pirates' rotation

Even if the Pirates' superb pitching begins to sputter -- and it surely didn't through the 5-4 victory Thursday night in Cincinnati -- they have no shortage of solutions. Yes, even with Jeff Karstens getting reinjured in a rehabilitation start Thursday night. Prospect Rudy Owens, a 24-year-old lefty, is banging down the door at Triple-A Indianapolis with a 4-2 record...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

5/13 MiLB Recap: Rudy Owens and Zack Dodson with strong starts

Everyone but Bradenton in action today. Norfolk 2, Indianapolis 0 – Rudy Owens started and gave up just 2 runs over 8 innings. He struck out 2 and walked 2. Chase d’Arnaud was 1 for 3 with a double and a walk. Gorkys Hernandez went 1 for 4 with a double. Jeff Clement was 1 for 3 with a walk. Jordy Mercer went 1 for 3 to extend his hitting streak to 14 games. Erie 4, Altoona...
Via North Side Notch
May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

5/3 MiLB Recap: Rudy Owens with another stellar start

Everyone in action today. Norfolk 3, Indianapolis 2 – Rudy Owens started and gave up 2 runs over 8 innings. He struck out 7 and walked 1. Jake Fox was 2 for 3 with 2 doubles and a walk. Jeff Clement went 1 for 4 with a double and a walk. Jordy Mercer was 2 for 6 with a double. Erie 1, Altoona 0 – Kris Johnson started and pitched 5 scoreless innings. He struck out 4 and...
Via North Side Notch
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Rudy Owens Video Recap – 4/22/12

Rudy Owens started this Sunday for the Indianapolis Indians. Owens bursted onto the prospect scene following his 2009 season when he won his first of two Minor League Pitcher of the Year Awards. He is now starting his 2nd season in AAA and is was ranked the organization’s #13 prospect heading into this season. Owens was extremely impressive on Sunday as he pitched seven scoreless...
Via North Side Notch
April 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Fan Predictions: Rule 5 Protection

Rudy Owens was picked in 100% of fan predictions to be protected from the Rule 5 draft. The Rule 5 Contest closed last night and will be decided today when the Pittsburgh Pirates decide which players will be added to the 40-man roster and protected from the draft.  After tallying up the predictions, the results broke down in to several tiers.  Here are the results of the predictions...
Via Pirates Prospects
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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