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Owen Rolls Through Rookie Season
Dylan Owen's career started simply. He picked up a win after two perfect innings in relief on June 21 against Staten Island. However, it was five days later when the 21-year-old right-hander made his splash. On June 26, he blew through the Aberdeen lineup in five innings of perfect pitching and struck out six. That start served as the ignition for what would be a dynamic, impressive, and dominant rookie campaign. "It was certainly something else; I guess I was just really pumped up for my first start," he said. "Everything was going really well that night, and in that first start I had everything working and it felt like everything was a strike." Not built like a prototypical pitcher, when he reported to Brooklyn he aimed to shake past questions about his body type and how it effected his pitching. Given the awards and recognition he earned at the end of his tenure at Francis Marion University (he threw 102 innings in college this in 2007), and his draft status, Owen...
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