Rudy Owens

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Rudy Owens MLB Career Stats

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0-1 7.94 5.2 1 1.94

Rudy Owens Bio

  • Full Name: Rudy C. Owens
  • Born: 12/18/1987 in Mesa, AZ
  • Draft: 2006, Pittsburgh Pirates, 28th rd. (830th overall)
  • College: Chandler Gilbert CC
  • Debut: May 23, 2014
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 0 1 7.94 1 1 0 5.2 1 1.94

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Rudy Owens Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Pittsburgh NL

MiLB.com Class A Starting Pitcher of the Year

Year Team League
2009 West Virginia SAL

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Indianapolis INT

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Altoona EAS

EAS Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Altoona EAS

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/10/2009 Lynchburg CAR

Topps Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2009 West Virginia SAL

SAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/22/2009 West Virginia SAL
07/06/2009 West Virginia SAL

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 West Virginia SAL

SAL Most Outstanding Pitcher

Year Team League
2009 West Virginia SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 West Virginia SAL

Rudy Owens Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 6, 2015 LHP Rudy Owens elected free agency.
July 25, 2015 Colorado Rockies signed free agent LHP Rudy Owens to a minor league contract.
July 25, 2015 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes.
July 16, 2015 Oklahoma City Dodgers released LHP Rudy Owens.
June 21, 2015 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers from Tulsa Drillers.
June 12, 2015 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Ogden Raptors.
June 7, 2015 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Ogden Raptors from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
June 6, 2015 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from Ogden Raptors.
June 4, 2015 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Ogden Raptors from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
June 1, 2015 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from Oklahoma City Dodgers.
April 26, 2015 Oklahoma City Dodgers placed LHP Rudy Owens on the 7-day disabled list.
April 14, 2015 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers from Ogden Raptors.
April 8, 2015 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Ogden Raptors from Oklahoma City Dodgers.
April 4, 2015 Nashville Sounds traded LHP Rudy Owens to Oklahoma City Dodgers.
November 17, 2014 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Nashville Sounds.
November 12, 2014 Oakland Athletics signed free agent LHP Rudy Owens to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 3, 2014 LHP Rudy Owens elected free agency.
October 9, 2014 Houston Astros sent LHP Rudy Owens outright to Fresno Grizzlies.
September 29, 2014 Houston Astros recalled LHP Rudy Owens from Astros Extended Spring Training.
August 27, 2014 Rudy Owens roster status changed by Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 23, 2014 Oklahoma City RedHawks placed LHP Rudy Owens on the temporarily inactive list.
June 13, 2014 Houston Astros optioned LHP Rudy Owens to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
June 8, 2014 Houston Astros recalled Rudy Owens from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 24, 2014 Houston Astros optioned LHP Rudy Owens to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 23, 2014 Houston Astros recalled Rudy Owens from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 16, 2014 Houston Astros optioned LHP Rudy Owens to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
October 1, 2013 Rudy Owens roster status changed by Houston Astros.
September 18, 2013 Oklahoma City RedHawks activated LHP Rudy Owens from the 7-day disabled list.
April 27, 2013 Oklahoma City RedHawks placed LHP Rudy Owens on the 7-day disabled list.
March 10, 2013 Houston Astros optioned LHP Rudy Owens to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
October 4, 2012 Houston Astros recalled Rudy Owens from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 25, 2012 Houston Astros traded LHP Wandy Rodriguez to Pittsburgh Pirates for LHP Colton Cain, CF Robbie Grossman and LHP Rudy Owens.
July 25, 2012 Houston Astros optioned Rudy Owens to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 25, 2012 Rudy Owens assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 15, 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates optioned LHP Rudy Owens to Indianapolis Indians.
November 18, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates selected the contract of Rudy Owens from Indianapolis Indians.
September 14, 2011 Rudy Owens roster status changed by Indianapolis Indians.
August 10, 2011 Rudy Owens roster status changed by Indianapolis Indians.
August 8, 2011 Indianapolis Indians placed LHP Rudy Owens on the 7-day disabled list.
July 1, 2011 Indianapolis Indians activated LHP Rudy Owens from the 7-day disabled list.
June 24, 2011 Indianapolis Indians placed LHP Rudy Owens on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 23, 2011.
April 6, 2011 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Indianapolis Indians from Altoona Curve.
January 3, 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates invited non-roster LHP Rudy Owens to spring training.
April 5, 2010 Rudy Owens assigned to Altoona Curve from Bradenton Marauders.
July 31, 2009 LHP Rudy Owens assigned to Lynchburg Hillcats from West Virginia Power.

Rudy C. Owens Bio Info

Is a 2006 graduate of Mesa (AZ) High School, where he posted a 0.86 ERA and 86 strikeouts in 55.0 innings during his senior season...whiffed 215 batters over 155 innings during his high school career, garnering the Southeast Valley's Best Pitcher award. After high school, attended Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Arizona for one season and went 7-0 with a 1.08 ERA and 58 K's in 50 innings ...was named First-Team All-ACCAC (Arizona Community College Athletic Conference) ... drafted after one year of collegiate ball by Pittsburgh in the 28th round of the June 2006 draft...signed by Pirates scout Ted Williams. Is an avid outdoorsman, as he enjoys hunting, fishing and camping ... once took down an alligator...recently picked up crossstitching as an offseason hobby after his mother taught him the skill a few years ago. Sported a perm in 2010 when he won the Pirates Minor League Pitcher of the Year award and helped Double A Altoona to the Eastern League Championship ...the following season, Altoona honored Rudy with a "Rudy Owens Perm Hat" giveaway on Aug. 5, 2011. Originally added to a Major League 40-man roster by Pittsburgh on Nov. 18, 2011... acquired by Houston from Pittsburgh as part of the Wandy Rodriguez trade on July 24, 2012 ... signed to a one-year contract by Houston for the 2014 season.

2013

Made four appearances at Triple A Oklahoma City, going 0-3 with a 3.71 ERA (7ER/17IP)...missed the majority of the season due to a stress fracture in his left foot.

2012 For the second consecutive season, pitched the entire year at the Triple A level...began the season with Indianapolis and went 8-5 with a 3.14 ERA, earning International League Midseason All-Star honors... finished the season ranking sixth in the IL in ERA...traded to Houston on July 24 as part of the return in the Wandy Rodriguez trade...assigned to Triple A OKC and went 2-3 with a 4.34 ERA in eight starts...combined to go 10-8 with a 3.48 ERA (63ER/163IP) in 27 starts at the Triple A level in 2012 2011 Spent entire season with Triple-A Indianapolis...Went 2-0 with a 1.35 ERA (13.1ip/2er) in his first two starts before dropping three straight decisions from 4/22 thru 5/3...Won back-to-back starts on 5/20 and 5/26 and four of his five starts between 5/20 and 6/10...Whiffed a season-high eight batters on 7/6 vs. Toledo...Won three straight decisions from 7/14-30...Suffered loss in final start on 8/5 vs. Toledo...Missed final four weeks due to left elbow soreness. 2010 Was named Pittsburgh's Minor League Pitcher-of-the-Year for the second straight season...Spent entire year with Double- A Altoona and led Eastern League in ERA...Also tied for third in strikeouts and walked the second-fewest amount of batters among league starters...Was named to Eastern League's mid- and post-season All-Star teams...Established minor league career highs in starts, innings pitched and strikeouts...Made first start of the season against Stephen Strasburg on national TV on 4/11 vs. Harrisburg and received a no-decision; gave up three runs on five hits in 4.2ip and went 1-for-2 with an RBI at the plate...Picked up first win in third start on 4/22 vs. Erie...Won three straight starts from 4/22 thru 5/4...Retired the first 17 batters he faced and allowed only one baserunner (walk to relief pitcher Craig Whitaker) while nohitting Richmond for six innings on 5/4...Also struck out career-high 11 batters in win vs. Richmond on 5/4...Won three straight starts again from 5/25 thru 6/4...Lost three straight starts from 7/19-29...Retired last 17 batters he faced on 8/4 vs. Akron...Went 4-0 with a 0.82 ERA (33.0ip/3er) and walked three batters in six August starts...Did not allow a run in four of his final five regular season starts and recorded a 0.98 ERA (46.0ip/5er) in his last eight assignments, beginning on 7/24...Made two starts during the post season; gave up five runs (four earned) in 1.1ip and suffered loss vs. Harrisburg on 9/8 and received a no-decision (5.0ip/2er) while facing Andy Pettitte in Game 1 of Championship Series on 9/14. 2009 Went 11-2 with a 2.10 ERA in 25 combined starts between Class-A West Virginia and Class-A Lynchburg...Was named Pittsburgh's Minor League Pitcher-of-the-Year...Was also named to the South Atlantic League mid- and post-season All-Star teams...Also a member of Topps Class- A All-Star team and named Most Outstanding Pitcher in the S.A.L...Held all opposing hitters to a .197 batting average...Tied for fourth in South Atlantic League in wins (10)...Won his first two decisions with West Virginia before suffering lone loss on 5/2 vs. Hagerstown...Went 8-0 in his final 14 starts with West Virginia and allowed more than two earned runs just once in that time (three on 6/7 at Kannapolis)...Put together a streak of 32 consecutive scoreless innings from 6/11 to 7/13 (Augusta scored one run in the 2nd inning on 7/13 to break the streak)...Captured Pitcherof- the-Week honors on 6/22 and again on 7/6...Surrendered just two earned runs in 26.0 innings after the All-Star break (0.69 ERA) before being promoted to Lynchburg on 8/1...Pitched 4.1 scoreless frames in his debut with the Hillcats on 8/3, but received a no-decision...Tossed 5.0 scoreless innings in his second start and picked up lone win with Lynchburg on 8/8 at Myrtle Beach...Won Carolina League Pitcher-of-the-Week honors on 8/10...Suffered loss in third start on 8/18 at Salem (5.0ip/4er)...Tossed a four-hit, 6.0-inning shutout in Lynchburg's Game Two win over Wilmington in the first round of the Carolina League playoffs...Also received a no-decision (6.1ip/2er) in Game Two of Mills Cup Championship Series. 2008 Spent entire season with short-season State College, where he held left-handed hitters to a .196 (10-for-51) batting average...Lost his first three starts...Picked up first victory in sixth start on 7/16 vs. Tri-City...Tossed 3.2 innings of relief on 7/21 at Jamestown...Lost three straight decisions from 7/26 thru 8/16...Suffered loss while making second relief appearance (3.0ip/4er) on 7/31 at Batavia...Went 2-1 with a 2.11 ERA (21.1ip/5er) in five starts during the month of August...Won back-to-back starts and did not allow a run on 8/24 (5.0ip) and 8/29 (5.2ip)...Pitched 5.0 hitless frames for the win on 8/24 at Mahoning Valley. 2007 Began professional career with the Gulf Coast League Pirates after being selected by Pittsburgh in the 28th round of the First-Year Player Draft...Suffered loss in debut on 7/30 at GCL Twins and went on to lose all four of his starts...Pitched 4.0 scoreless innings and picked up first career win in relief on 8/22 at GCL Red Sox...Finished season pitching 2.0 scoreless innings on 8/27.