Astros recall Owens, option Clemens

Astros recall Owens, option Clemens
June 8, 2014, 10:30 am
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CSNHouston Staff

The Astros made a move before Sunday afternoon's game, recalling pitcher Rudy Owens and optioning Paul Clemens back to Triple-A.

Owens made a start for the Astros on May 23 before being sent back to Triple-A. That is his only MLB action. In that game, he went 5 2/3 innings, giving up five runs on nine hits. '

Owens will be available out of the bullpen on Sunday.

Clemens has pitched in 11 games for the Astros this season and has a 5.16 ERA. He struggled on Saturday afternoon. He gave up four earned runs on two hits and five walks in the Astros' 8-0 loss.