Originally Posted by kaldaniels
I may have missed it, but does Owings being in the trade mean that he also cleared waivers...if so, I'm suprised no one else tried to pluck him.
Yes, but every team in the league knew this deal was going to happen. To claim him would have just delayed Owings' arrival here until the offseason. The guy has value, but only spite would have moved another team to deprive the Reds 2.5 weeks of the guy's services.