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Rudy Owens #99 - P


  • Age: 26
  • DOB: 1987/12/18
  • POB: Mesa, AZ
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 240lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 0
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh in 2006 (28th round).
  • Current Status: In the minors (on 40-man roster)

Scouting Report

AssetsIs a big lefty with a know-how of the pitching game. When fully healthy, he can get his fastball up there to the 93-96 m.p.h. range. Also displays decent secondary pitches.
FlawsHas had shoulder issues during his development, which have caused inconsistency in terms of his fastball velocity and overall pitching mechanics. So, he must stay healthy.
Career potentialDecent left-hander with a little upside.

Honours and Awards

2010Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team
2009South Atlantic League (A) - Most Valuable Pitcher
2009South Atlantic League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/16Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA).
2013/03/10Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA).
2012/07/25Acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2012/03/15Optioned to Indianapolis (AAA).
2012/03/03Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a one-year contract.
2011/11/18Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA).
2010/12/22Re-signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.


2012/07/24Pittsbugh Pirates traded Rudy Owens, Colton Cain and Robbie Grossman to the Houston Astros for Wandy Rodriguez and cash considerations.

Career Stats

2013Oklahoma CityAAA430300017.0208709131.713.71
2012Oklahoma CityAAA882300045.2432322714231.254.34
2009West VirginiaA1919101000100.2712219815910.851.70
2008State CollegeA15133600058.0633732213451.314.97
2007GCL PiratesR641400022.020131318171.275.32


GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage

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