Chris Owings

Chris Owings #16

  • 2B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 10"/190
  • Age: 24


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Chris Owings Stats

.227 4 43 16 .587

Chris Owings MLB Career Stats

.243 10 74 26 .639

Chris Owings Bio

  • Full Name: Christopher Scott Owings
  • Born: 8/12/1991 in Charleston, SC
  • Draft: 2009, Arizona Diamondbacks, 1st rd. (41st overall)
  • High School: Gilbert, SC
  • Debut: September 3, 2013
  • Relationship(s): brother of Kyle Owings
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2015 Stats 515 59 117 4 43 16 .227 .264 .587
MLB Career Stats 880 98 214 10 74 26 .243 .283 .639
  • Status: Active

Chris Owings Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 D-backs NL 552 285 87.83 220.96 -0.98 13.95 36.74
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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September 3, 2015 at 1:26 AM ET

Owings plates two, steals base

D-backs shortstop Chris Owings went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, a run scored and a stolen base against the Rockies on Wednesday.

August 22, 2015 at 11:04 PM ET

Owings notches third straight multi-hit game

D-backs second baseman Chris Owings went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored in Saturday's win over the Reds.


Chris Owings Awards

NL Rookie of the Month

Month Team League
04/2014 Arizona NL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2012 Salt River AFL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Arizona NL
2013 Arizona NL

Topps Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Reno PCL

PCL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2013 Reno PCL

PCL Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
2013 Reno PCL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Reno PCL

PCL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Reno PCL

Topps PCL Player of the Year

Year Team League
2013 Reno PCL

CAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/21/2012 Visalia CAL

CAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Visalia CAL

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 South Bend MID

Chris Owings Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2015 16 20th in NL


Season 3B Rank
2014 6 12th in NL
2015 5 16th in NL


Season SO Rank
2015 144 15th in NL

Chris Owings Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 2, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks activated 2B Chris Owings from the 15-day disabled list.
August 22, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks sent SS Chris Owings on a rehab assignment to Reno Aces.
August 17, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks sent SS Chris Owings on a rehab assignment to AZL D-backs.
June 29, 2014 Arizona Diamondbacks placed SS Chris Owings on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 26, 2014. Left shoulder strain
September 3, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks selected the contract of SS Chris Owings from Reno Aces.
April 2, 2013 Chris Owings assigned to Reno Aces from Mobile BayBears.
January 10, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks invited non-roster SS Chris Owings to spring training.
June 21, 2012 Chris Owings assigned to Mobile BayBears from Visalia Rawhide.
January 6, 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks invited non-roster SS Chris Owings to spring training.
April 4, 2011 Chris Owings assigned to Visalia Rawhide from South Bend Silver Hawks.
January 19, 2011 Arizona Diamondbacks invited non-roster SS Chris Owings to spring training.
September 7, 2010 Chris Owings roster status changed by South Bend Silver Hawks.
July 6, 2010 South Bend Silver Hawks placed SS Chris Owings on the 7-day disabled list. plantar fasciitis
April 5, 2010 SS Chris Owings assigned to South Bend Silver Hawks from Missoula Osprey.
March 21, 2010 SS Chris Owings assigned to Arizona Diamondbacks.
August 12, 2009 Missoula Osprey signed free agent Chris Owings.
August 11, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks signed SS Chris Owings.

Christopher Scott Owings Bio Info

Christopher Scott Owings... Graduated from Gilbert High School in Gilbert, S.C...Committed to play baseball at the University of South Carolina but agreed to a contract with the D-backs... Signed by George Swain.


Played in 91 games with Arizona, batting .261 (81-for-310) with 15 doubles, six triples, six home runs and 26 RBI...Missed over two months (June 26-Sept. 2) due to a left shoulder injury suffered in late June…played in 13 rehab games with Rookie AZL D-backs and Triple-A Reno... Underwent surgery on his left labrum on Oct. 2 (performed by Dr. James Andrews in Florida)... Ranked among NL rookies in slugging pct (4th, .406), average (5th), doubles (5th) and extra-base hits (5th, 27)... Finished fourth among NL rookies with a 1.8 WAR (source:, trailing Billy Hamilton (3.5), Ender Inciarte (2.9) and Kolten Wong (2.0)... Made 61 appearances at shortstop and 18 at second base, posting a combined .967 fielding pct. (11 E in 333 TC)…did not commit an error in 80 total chances at second... Made his first Opening Day start at shortstop on March 22 vs. Dodgers in Sydney, Australia... Named NL Rookie of the Month for April, hitting .313 (26-for-83)…26 hits in March/April was second most by a D-backs rookie in that period (29, Travis Lee in 1998) and most by a NL rookie since Mets' Kirk Niewenhuis (26) in 2012... Hit first career homer on May 6 @ Brewers (off Marco Estrada) and a career-high four hits on May 28 vs. Padres, the most by a D-backs rookie since Juan Miranda in 2011 (also four hits)... Second rookie in D-backs history to fall a single shy of the cycle on May 17 vs. Dodgers (also: Justin Upton on Aug. 7, 2007 vs. Pirates)…also fell 1 hit shy of a cycle on June 3 @ Rockies and June 18 vs. Brewers... Hit .316 (25-for-79) in final 24 games before re-injuring left shoulder on Sept. 23 and missing the rest of the season...Finished the season on a 31-game errorless streak (19 games at second base and 12 at shortstop).


Batted .291 (16-for-55) with 5 doubles and 5 RBI in 20 games in his first Major League season…Made his Major League debut on Sept. 3 vs. Blue Jays, grounded out as a pinch hitter…Collected his first hit on Sept. 7 @ Giants (single off Matt Cain) and first RBI on Sept. 14 vs. Rockies…Named Pacific Coast League Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year after hitting .330 (180-for-546) with 31 doubles, 8 triples, 12 homers, 81 RBI, 104 runs scored and 20 stolen bases in 125 games with Triple-A Reno…Became the third PCL player to garner the awards, joining Adam Eaton in 2012 and Robb Quinlan in 2002…Selected as the shortstop on Baseball America and Topps' Triple-A All-Star Teams…Participated in the MLB All-Star Futures Game @ Citi Field, was named to the PCL mid- and postseason All-Star Team and earned D-backs Player of the Year honors…Ranked second among all Minor Leaguers in hits and seventh in runs scored…finished among PCL leaders in hits (1st), runs scored (1st), total bases (1st, 263), average (2nd), triples (T-8th), RBI (T-8th) and doubles (T-10th)…Tabbed as Arizona's Player of the Month for April, May and June, the first D-backs farmhand to win the award in 3 consecutive months…also was the first player in Reno history to record 3 straight months with at least 40 hits (April-June)…Recorded a PCL-best 23-game hitting streak from May 11-June 4 (.353; 36-for-102)…Entered the season ranked by as the D-backs' No. 6 Prospect and No. 7 by Baseball America.

2012 Combined to bat .290 (156-for-538) with 26 doubles, 17 home runs and 52 RBI in 128 games with Single-A Visalia and Double-A Mobile...Named to the California League midseason All-Star Team after hitting .324 (78-for-241) with 16 doubles, 11 homers and 24 RBI in 59 games with the Rawhide...CL Hitter of the Week for May 14-21...Appeared in 69 games with the BayBears, batting .263 (78-for-297)with 10 doubles, 6 homers and 28 RBI...Played with Salt River in the Arizona Fall League and hit .275 (25-for-91)...named to the AFL Rising Stars Game...Entered the season ranked by as the No. 4 Prospect in the D-backs' system and No. 8 by Baseball America...also cited as the Best Defensive Infielder and possessing the Best Infield Arm. 2011 Hit .246 (128-521) with 29 doubles, 6 triples, 11 home runs and 50 RBI in 121 games in his first season with Single-A Visalia...Tied for 10th in the California League in triples...also led all CL shortstops in errors (32), double plays turned (83) and total chances (560)...Hit .387 (24-62) during 14-game hitting streak from May 20-June 3...hit 2 homers on June 24 @ High Desert...Rated by Baseball America as the No. 19 Prospect in the CL following the season...began the season ranked by as the No. 3 Prospect in the D-backs system (10th-best overall shortstop) No. 4 by Baseball America and No. 84 by tabbed by Baseball America as the D-backs' Best Defensive Infielder. 2010 Was a Midwest League All-Star during his first professional season in 2010 after posting a .298 batting average in 62 games for Single-A South Bend...his season ended on June 20 due to foot inflammation known as plantar fascilitis...Recorded a season-high 8-game hitting streak while batting at a .433 clip (13-for-30) with 5 doubles, 1 triple, 4 RBI and 7 runs scored from April 22-May 1...Collected a season-high 4 hits, including 2 home runs and 2 RBI, on June 4 vs. Burlington. 2009 Batted .306 with a .426 slugging percentage and 3 stolen bases in 24 games during Rookie Missoula's playoff run after he joined the team in mid-August...Made his professional debut on Aug. 16 vs. Ogden, going 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and run scored...Had a season-long 7-game hitting streak (.364, 12-for-33) from Aug. 19-26...Collected a season-high 3 hits on three occasions; Aug. 21 @ Ogden, Aug. 31 @ Billings and Sept. 8 vs. Billings...Plated a season-high 3 runs on Sept. 8 vs. Billings...hit .321 (27-for-84) with 5 doubles, a triple, homer and 8 RBI against right-handers...Hit .333 (16-for-48) with 4 doubles, a triple, 2 homers and 10 RBI with runners on base.