The Los Angeles Dodgers announced that they have claimed Henry Owens, regarded as one of the best prospects in baseball, off of waivers on Friday.
Today the Dodgers claimed left-handed pitcher Henry Owens from the Arizona Diamondbacks and added him to the 40-man roster, which now stands at 38.— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) December 22, 2017
Owens has started 16 games in his MLB career for the Boston Red Sox, 11 in 2015 and five in 2016. He is 4-6 in those games with 71 strikeouts, a 5.19 ERA and 1.52 WHIP.
The 25-year-old, who is a Huntington Beach native and former first-round pick, split most of last season between Triple-A Pawtucket (14 starts) and Double-A Portland in Boston's farm system. He had a 3.91 ERA with 72 strikeouts and 60 walks in 69 innings in Triple-A.
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Owens has a minor league option remaining on his contract so the Dodgers can start him in Triple-A and hope he improves.Back to the Los Angeles Dodgers Newsfeed