Pawtucket glance: Who could help Red Sox?

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Mar 19, 2015; Dunedin, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox pitcher

Henry Owens

(76) pitches in the third inning of the spring training game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange Park. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

Henry Owens is turning into a control mystery. Twenty-five walks and the same number of strikeouts in 31 innings. In his last start Owens tossed 13 consecutive balls. The real plus is only 18 hits allowed.

Owens will not overpower hitters. His game is to use an effective change to make an average fastball seem impressive, but IL hitters are now fully aware that Owens is struggling and with struggles comes an ERA that has now climbed above 4.00. Can he turn it around?

Owens, now 22-years-old, is quite formidable when he has his control. The change is of ML quality and with his lanky frame he hides the ball rather well and can be devastating, but at this point the numbers just don’t warrant a move to Boston.