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Gainesville grad Owings signs minor league contract with Nationals
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The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with pitcher-turned-first baseman and Gainesville graduate Micah Owings for a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.

The 30-year-old Owings is a career .283 hitter with nine home runs and 35 RBIs in 219 plate appearances.

He went 32-33 as a pitcher over six seasons with Arizona, Cincinnati and San Diego.

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