Nats add converted 1B Owings on minor-league deal
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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