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Major League Baseball announced it’s penalties for the individuals involved in the benches-clearing incidents between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Damondbacks Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy received a 10-game suspension for “intentionally throwing
Left-hander J.P. Howell and the Los Angeles Dodgers have finalized a $2.85 million, one-year contract.
The 29-year-old reliever was 1-0 with a 3.04 ERA in 55 games for the Tampa Bay Rays last season and held left-handed batters to a .200 average (17 for 85).
He has a 21-23 record with a 4.42 ERA in 33 starts and 234 relief appearances for Kansas City (2005) and Tampa Bay (2006...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2013
The Dodgers finalized a one-year contract with left-handed reliever J.P. Howell, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke under the condition of anonymity because the deal hasnt been officially announced by the team.
Howell, 29, figures to be one of two left-handers in the Dodgers bullpen. His pitching style is markedly different from that of the teams only other...
The Dodgers have invited 12 players to their Winter Development Camp, which, after operating for its first five years of existence at Dodger Stadium, will move to Camelback Ranch due to construction at Chavez Ravine.
Zach Lee, Joc Pederson, Chris Reed, Onelki Garcia, Paco Rodriguez, Chris Withrow, Steven Ames, Matt Magill, Tim Federowicz, Matt Wallach, and newcomers Jeremy Moore...
Oh well. You can add J.P. Howell to the pile of lefty relievers Mike Rizzo has missed out on so far this winter: Howell to Stan Kasten's LA Dodgers Money Pit for $2.85 Million+.
Fear not, Nats fans: we hear ex-Nats lefty Ray King is available...
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The Dodgers are moving towards signing left-handed reliever J.P. Howell to a one-year contract, according to people with knowledge of the situation. If finalized, the deal is expected to be worth 2.75 million.
The Dodgers bullpen is short on left-handers. Scott Elbert is their only established left-hander and he is coming off elbow surgery. Their only other left-handed relief option...
The Los Angeles Dodgers, continuing to bolster their bullpen, are on the verge of announcing a deal with free-agent left-hander J.P. Howell, major-league sources say.
The contract will be for one year and $2.75 million, according to a source, who confirmed a report by the Los Angeles Times, which first said that Howell and the Dodgers were closing in on an agreement.
PORT CHARLOTTE J.P. Howell feels like his old self again after missing a season.
Of course, the Tampa Bay Rays left-handed reliever and ebullient clubhouse presence didnt miss the 2011 campaign he rejoined the team in May and then wobbled down a road marked by inconsistency and intense frustration.
The season he missed was spring. And that contributed to his fall.
Reliever J.P. Howell has agreed to a $1.35 million, one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, avoiding arbitration.
The left-hander went 2-3 with a 6.16 ERA in 46 appearances last season, when he returned from left shoulder surgery that sidelined him all of the previous year.
The 28-year-old earned $1.1 million in 2011.
The deal reached Monday leaves the Rays with four players...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2012
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J.P. Howell pitches in relief for the Tampa Bay Rays. Howell returned from shoulder surgery that forced him to miss all of the 2010 season. He got off to a rough start, and through July had enough poor outings that his ERA was extremely high. His main problem was control, as he walked 6.3 batters per nine innings his first three months back. August and September taken together...