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Veteran utilityman Chris Owings has signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers and will attend spring training. Owings, who has played in the MLB for 11 seasons, is known for his versatility on the field, having played every position except catcher and first base. Although the Dodgers already have infield depth, Owings may serve as a depth piece in Triple-A or potentially join another team in spring.
The Dodgers signed veteran utilityman Chris Owings to a minor league contract with an invitation to big league spring training, reports Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic.
In his most recent MLB season with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Owings played in 11 games and went 4-for-25 with a dozen strikeouts and no walks. However, he performed better in the Triple-A club, batting .241 with 15 home runs.
He suited up for 11 games with the Pirates in 2023 - his sixth MLB club - and appeared in 11 games. Owings went 4-for-25 (all singles) with a dozen strikeouts and no walks. He fared better with the Bucs' Triple-A club, slashing .241/.349/.449 with 15 homers in 371 trips to the plate.