Athletics signed LHP Rudy Owens to a minor league contract.
Astros sent LHP Rudy Owens outright to Triple-A Fresno.
Astros optioned LHP Rudy Owens to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Astros recalled LHP Rudy Owens from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Rudy Owens gave up five runs in 5 2/3 innings Friday to take a loss to the Mariners in his major league debut.
Rudy Owens will be sidelined for 4-5 months after surgery on Monday to repair a stress fracture in his left foot.
Astros optioned LHP Rudy Owens and RHP Sam Demel to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Astros acquired LHP Rudy Owens from the Pirates.
Pirates optioned LHP Rudy Owens to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Pirates purchased the contract of LHP Rudy Owens from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Pirates president Frank Coonelly remarked that if Rudy Owens "is one of the top three starters coming out of Spring Training, Rudy will break camp with the Pittsburgh Pirates."