Originally posted on Feelin' Kinda Blue  |  Last updated 1/4/13
Dylan Hernandez of the L.A. Times tweeted the Dodgers a closing in on a 1-year deal with left-handed reliever J.P. Howell. "Source: #Dodgers moving toward a one-year deal with left-hander J.P. Howell. Contract still hasn't been finalized." See, I wouldn't lie to you. Buster Olney went one step further. "J.P. Howell agreed to terms with the Dodgers. A left-hander for a very deep bullpen." and "Howell gets a one-year deal with LAD, for just under $3 million in base salary, and performance bonuses." This is a minor move for the Dodgers. It's decent, but not a move that's going to put them over the proverbial hump. Howell isn't a flamethrower by any means, as his fastball averages 85.2 MPH for his career. He also uses a high-70s curveball and changeup. His change might be his best pitch. Howell, 29, was drafted in the first round of the 2004 MLB Draft by the Kansas City Royals. He spent one season with the Royals, posting a 6.19 ERA in 15 starts. He was traded to...
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