Henry Owens

Position: LHP                    Born: July 21, 1992
Born: Orange, CABats/Throws: L/L
Height: 6-6Weight: 220 lbs
Pro Experience: 8 years

Owens, 27, was acquired by the Skeeters in a trade with the Kansas City T-Bones (American Association). With Kansas City in 2019, Owens went 4-2 with a 4.69 ERA in 21 games (seven starts). He was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the first round (36th overall) of the 2011 MLB Draft out of Edison High School (Huntington Beach, Calif.). He made his Major League debut with the Red Sox in 2015, going 4-4 with a 4.57 ERA in 11 starts his rookie season. Owens went on to make five starts for the Red Sox in 2016 as well. Prior to making his Major League debut, Owens was rated as a top-100 prospect in baseball by Baseball America and MLB.com from 2013-15, including being ranked as the No. 19 overall prospect in baseball prior to the 2015 season by MLB.com. Owens spent the 2017 season at the minor league level with Boston and the ’18 season at the MiLB level with the Arizona Diamondbacks before joining the T-Bones. Throughout his seven seasons at the MiLB level, Owens has gone 62-42 with a 3.52 ERA in 151 games (145 starts) while averaging 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings.