August 1, 2013

Sea Dogs to get top pitching prospect Henry Owens

Owens, a 6-foot-6 left-hander, is coming from the Class A Salem Red Sox.

From staff reports

Henry Owens, one of the top prospects in the Boston Red Sox organization, has been promoted to the Portland Sea Dogs from Class A Salem.

click image to enlarge

Henry Owens recently had a streak of 19 1/3 hitless innings spanning four starts.

Salem Red Sox

Henry Owens

Brita Meng Outzen / Boston Red Sox

Related headlines

Owens, a 6-foot-6 left-hander who turned 21 on July 21, recently had a streak of 19 1/3 hitless innings spanning four starts. He was 8-5 with a 2.92 ERA in 20 starts for Salem, and leads Red Sox minor leaguers with 123 strikeouts in 104 2/3 innings.

Owens is in his second professional season after being drafted 36th overall in 2011 out of Edison High in Huntington Beach, Calif. Last year, he was 12-5 with a 4.87 ERA for Class A Greenville and struck out 130 batters in 101 2/3 innings.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)