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The FutureBacks Fifty: #11 Micah Owings

The FutureBacks Fifty: #11 Micah Owings

Micah Owings is not your average pitcher. For one thing, he's a monster. At 6'5" and 220lbs, he looks more like a middle linebacker, or at least a big power hitting first baseman...which is a strange coincidence, since Owings, whom the Diamondbacks took in the third round of the '05 draft, was a big power hitting first baseman at Tulane. The Diamondbacks liked his bat, but they loved his arm, and every once in a while they have to remind him of that fact.

Vitals: Name: Micah Owings            Position:  Right handed Pitcher DOB:  09/28/1982 Height: 6'5" Weight: 220lbs Bats/Throws: R/R History:  "He's not here to hit," Diamondbacks Vice President of Scouting Operations Mike Rizzo said with a laugh shortly after Owings joined the Hi-A Lancaster JetHawks last season, "but if he had his way I think he'd probably still be a two-way player like he... Recommended Stories

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