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Owings Single-Handedly Crushes Pirates

Owings Single-Handedly Crushes Pirates

Micah Owings tossed another 6.1 shutout innings and went 4-for 4 with 3 doubles and 3 RBI, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Micah Owings wasn't even supposed to play against the Pirates. Due to the threat of rain, Arizona Diamondbacks manager Bob Melvin swapped Thursday's scheduled starter, Brandon Webb, with Owings, who was scheduled to open the weekend series in Colorado, just hours before Thursday's game, giving neither pitcher much notice.  "It just kind of developed," Melvin said. "No... Recommended Stories

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