Owings, 30 has a six year career and is now starting on his fourth franchise. He has spent time with Arizona (twice), Cincinnati, San Diego and now Washington. He owns a career record of 32-33 with a 4.86 ERA. His best season was in 2011 with the Diamondbacks when he won eight games without a loss and compiled a decent ERA of 3.57. His career ERA+ is an unattractive 91.
He has always been a good hitter and apparently is attempting to resurrect his career as a position player, a la Rick Ankiel. His career slash line as a hitter is .283/.310/.502 with 9 HR and 35 RBI. His HR% is 4.1, roughly 1.5 above league average. This would translate into roughly 25 HR for a full season. His career OPS+ as a hitter is 106.