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Embracing the Possibility of Yasmany Tomas

If there’s one thing that the San Diego Padres have become synonymous with in recent years, it’s not the acquisition of high-priced free agents. In fact, when the Padres doled out a combined three years and $23.5 million to pitchers Joaquin Benoit and Josh Johnson last offseason – a paltry sum in today’s market – it represented a relative spending outburst in San Diego...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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 case...
Via Redlegs Review
July 25, 2014  |  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 sign Michah Owings to a minor league deal

The Miami Marlins have signed free agent Micah Owings to a minor league contract. Owings, now 31, is attempting to be a pitcher again after spending last season as an outfielder/first baseman. He was released by Washington mid-way though last season after spending time at Triple-A. Later he signed with Milwaukee. The Marlins will have Owings report to extended spring training. He...
Via Tireball.com
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 a...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Should The NL Embrace the DH Rule

On the Detroit Free Press, Matt Pelc wrote a post today that I felt was very interesting and something that I have always thought about. He posted the question, Should we keep the designated hitter like it is, kill it altogether, or implement it throughout the sport? I have to admit that over the years I have been warming up to the idea that the DH rule should be implemented throughout...
Via MetsMinor.net
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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