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Staying Healthy Is Owens' Last Hurdle

Owens just needs to prove he can stay healthy

The word spectacular gets thrown around too often in sports. However in Henry Owens' case, the word fits perfectly to describe his pitching this season. He has 11 saves in 11 opportunities to go along with a 1.08 ERA and 51 strikeouts. When you factor in that he has only eight walks, it makes his strikeout-walk ratio better than 6:1 in 25 innings.

"This is the most confident I ever felt in my career," said the Miami native. "I just feel like I'm able to repeat my delivery consistently and able to make pitches consistently as well." Henry Owens, a member of the Mets' 40-man roster, was recently sidelined for a month with a slight ligament tear in his right elbow. During that stretch, Owens was forced to watch helplessly from the...

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