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Owen Wants to Make His Mark

Owen is coming off a tremendous rookie season

The second-year right-hander came to Spring Training off the most impressive rookie pitching performance across the entire organization. Now he looks ahead to sophomore campaign where expectations will be higher which, for Dylan Owen, means new opportunities and new challenges to meet. Inside Pitch spoke with Owen to discuss his first Spring Training.

The performance of most rookies generally goes unnoticed to the casual observer, but in the case of Dylan Owen, the Mets' 20th round pick in 2007, his rookie season was extremely hard to overlook. Even among the pitching-laden rookie class in Brooklyn last summer, Owen stood out as the staff leader as he compiled a NY-Penn League-leading nine wins and 1.49 ERA in 72.1 innings pitched to go...

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