J.P. Howell
Birthdate: 4/25/1983 (34 y, 7 m, 21 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-0/180     Position: P
Drafted: 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1s, Pick: 1, Overall: 31, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract: $3M / 1 Years (2017)
RotoWire News: The Blue Jays designated Howell for assignment Wednesday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports. (8/16/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2012  2013  2014  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)




SeasonPitchPitchesABPAH1B2B3BHRBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPAVGminVelmaxVelVel
2007Curveball (CU)391010000000050000.00075.184.279.8
2007Sinker (SI)3777220000020000.28680.586.783.7
2007Changeup (CH)2467320011010000.50074.780.377.0
2008Sinker (SI)75615519137231004280322154.23982.192.487.4
2008Curveball (CU)539135142191430240572013.14177.685.681.5
2008Changeup (CH)1692632550006010000.19276.483.680.6
2009Sinker (SI)511871081912313170182022.21882.289.686.2
2009Curveball (CU)407116126201520380521101.17275.484.581.5
2009Changeup (CH)1733641843015090002.22274.683.380.0
2011Curveball (CU)233536010910070180002.18975.882.279.6
2011Sinker (SI)20942511161045062111.26284.689.787.2
2011Changeup (CH)741721760014020001.41277.884.081.0
2012Sinker (SI)360637617114027084022.27082.189.386.6
2012Curveball (CU)3187889138203110310001.16774.482.679.2
2012Changeup (CH)1273133861012030002.25876.883.480.6
2013Sinker (SI)563113129211820111051315.18683.790.788.0
2013Curveball (CU)3229297151221050460002.16375.084.080.6
2013Changeup (CH)631317522014030001.38579.083.381.8
2014Sinker (SI)5331091312319301190130036.21182.190.186.9
2014Curveball (CU)24361669440130341010.14875.482.479.4
2014Changeup (CH)700000000000000.00079.283.480.7
2015Sinker (SI)4349110128242027092104.30884.390.287.7
2015Curveball (CU)2517176161600050270001.22575.883.580.9
2015Changeup (CH)5178201011020001.28678.283.481.2
2016Sinker (SI)452104115292520280162102.27982.988.385.9
2016Curveball (CU)41194101261942140281112.27774.582.079.0
2016Changeup (CH)10111000100000001.00078.880.880.0
2016Fourseam (FA)200000000000000.00086.487.687.0
2017Sinker (SI)1393340844007040001.24282.387.585.1
2017Curveball (CU)591616612030030000.37576.680.678.7
2017Changeup (CH)2444000000000000.00077.781.880.2
TotalSinker (SI)39948049491951443111910901131571427.24380.592.486.9
TotalCurveball (CU)2822726783134982031347030152312.18574.485.680.3
TotalChangeup (CH)7221411643925707230210007.27774.684.080.5
TotalFourseam (FA)200000000000000.00086.487.687.0

SeasonPitchPitchesBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Curveball (CU)390.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.000-1.5-2.8.000-100
2007Sinker (SI)370.0 %28.6 %0.00.286.286.286.571.000.4000.4-0.4.25665
2007Changeup (CH)2414.3 %14.3 %1.00.500.5711.0001.571.500.5002.71.8.643318
2008Sinker (SI)75614.7 %16.8 %0.88.239.360.381.741.142.27524.31.3.337113
2008Curveball (CU)5392.8 %40.1 %0.07.141.177.207.385.067.224-0.9-18.0.17513
2008Changeup (CH)16918.8 %3.1 %6.00.192.344.192.536.000.2002.4-1.5.27376
2009Sinker (SI)51115.7 %16.7 %0.94.218.358.379.738.161.24213.60.7.336112
2009Curveball (CU)4076.3 %41.3 %0.15.172.230.267.497.095.2744.3-10.8.22545
2009Changeup (CH)17312.2 %22.0 %0.56.222.317.389.706.167.2694.4-0.5.315103
2011Curveball (CU)23311.7 %30.0 %0.39.189.283.208.491.019.2862.9-3.8.23656
2011Sinker (SI)2099.8 %11.8 %0.83.262.360.571.931.310.2129.03.3.398160
2011Changeup (CH)7419.0 %9.5 %2.00.412.524.5881.112.176.4295.22.8.486223
2012Sinker (SI)3609.2 %10.5 %0.88.270.378.429.807.159.28311.42.7.359143
2012Curveball (CU)31812.4 %34.8 %0.35.167.270.308.577.141.2276.4-3.8.26277
2012Changeup (CH)1276.1 %9.1 %0.67.258.303.387.690.129.2593.4-0.3.303104
2013Sinker (SI)5638.5 %3.9 %2.20.186.258.230.488.044.1825.3-8.9.22652
2013Curveball (CU)3225.2 %47.4 %0.11.163.206.207.413.043.3261.1-9.5.18828
2013Changeup (CH)6323.5 %17.6 %1.33.385.529.7691.299.385.4444.93.0.540267
2014Sinker (SI)53314.5 %9.9 %1.46.211.328.266.594.055.23211.2-2.9.28184
2014Curveball (CU)2434.5 %51.5 %0.09.148.200.262.462.115.3082.0-5.1.21039
2014Changeup (CH)70.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.0.000 
2015Sinker (SI)4346.9 %8.9 %0.78.308.366.396.762.088.32113.31.9.337126
2015Curveball (CU)2516.6 %35.5 %0.19.225.276.225.502.000.3643.5-5.0.23154
2015Changeup (CH)5112.5 %25.0 %0.50.286.375.8571.232.571.2502.11.2.501238
2016Sinker (SI)4527.0 %13.9 %0.50.279.339.356.695.077.31012.6-0.9.308102
2016Curveball (CU)4114.0 %27.7 %0.14.277.310.394.704.117.37910.6-1.3.30397
2016Changeup (CH)100.0 %0.0 %0.001.0001.0004.0005.0003.000.0001.51.42.0151237
2016Fourseam (FA)20.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.0.000 
2017Sinker (SI)13917.5 %10.0 %1.75.242.375.364.739.121.2765.30.4.332119
2017Curveball (CU)590.0 %18.8 %0.00.375.3751.0631.438.688.3005.43.5.580289
2017Changeup (CH)240.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.000-0.6-1.1.000-100
TotalSinker (SI)399411.5 %11.9 %0.96.243.341.354.696.112.259105.9-3.3.315105
TotalCurveball (CU)28226.0 %38.4 %0.16.185.238.274.513.090.29233.9-56.6.23052
TotalChangeup (CH)72214.0 %12.8 %1.10.277.378.475.853.199.28326.27.1.375148
TotalFourseam (FA)20.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.0.000 

SeasonPitchPitchesLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBStrikesBallsPitchesxMovzMovMov
2007Curveball (CU)390.0 %40.0 %60.0 %0.0 %0.0 %231639-1.9-3.25.6
2007Sinker (SI)3720.0 %60.0 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %24133710.33.911.1
2007Changeup (CH)2420.0 %40.0 %40.0 %0.0 %50.0 %168248.37.511.4
2008Sinker (SI)75616.4 %52.5 %31.1 %15.8 %10.5 %45230475610.16.812.3
2008Curveball (CU)53919.7 %55.3 %25.0 %21.1 %10.5 %336203539-2.5-2.54.1
2008Changeup (CH)16920.0 %52.0 %28.0 %71.4 %0.0 %108611697.88.912.0
2009Sinker (SI)51122.1 %41.2 %36.8 %32.0 %12.0 %31020151111.07.213.3
2009Curveball (CU)40720.6 %57.1 %22.2 %7.1 %21.4 %2571504070.7-2.33.5
2009Changeup (CH)17318.5 %40.7 %40.7 %36.4 %9.1 %122511739.98.313.1
2011Curveball (CU)23320.0 %54.3 %25.7 %11.1 %0.0 %13697233-1.7-4.15.0
2011Sinker (SI)2098.6 %54.3 %37.1 %7.7 %30.8 %1288120912.54.713.6
2011Changeup (CH)7440.0 %40.0 %20.0 %0.0 %33.3 %49257410.66.312.5
2012Sinker (SI)36013.2 %54.7 %32.1 %29.4 %11.8 %21814236012.73.913.4
2012Curveball (CU)31819.1 %53.2 %27.7 %30.8 %23.1 %186132318-2.8-4.65.9
2012Changeup (CH)1277.1 %39.3 %53.6 %13.3 %6.7 %883912711.05.412.5
2013Sinker (SI)56312.1 %63.6 %24.3 %30.8 %3.8 %33223156310.23.711.1
2013Curveball (CU)32219.6 %54.3 %26.1 %8.3 %0.0 %203119322-4.2-3.05.6
2013Changeup (CH)6340.0 %20.0 %40.0 %50.0 %25.0 %3330638.25.09.8
2014Sinker (SI)53321.7 %62.0 %16.3 %26.7 %6.7 %31222153310.12.810.7
2014Curveball (CU)24318.5 %44.4 %37.0 %40.0 %10.0 %121122243-5.0-3.46.4
2014Changeup (CH)70.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %2578.25.410.1
2015Sinker (SI)43419.8 %64.2 %16.0 %23.1 %15.4 %2661684349.72.010.1
2015Curveball (CU)25134.1 %50.0 %15.9 %14.3 %0.0 %15398251-3.6-3.15.0
2015Changeup (CH)5125.0 %25.0 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %2229517.74.29.0
2016Sinker (SI)45224.1 %65.5 %10.3 %11.1 %22.2 %2891634529.92.110.4
2016Curveball (CU)41127.3 %51.5 %21.2 %14.3 %7.1 %241170411-4.8-2.96.0
2016Changeup (CH)100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %37107.64.49.1
2016Fourseam (FA)20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %11212.99.316.0
2017Sinker (SI)13917.9 %67.9 %14.3 %25.0 %0.0 %77621398.41.68.8
2017Curveball (CU)5938.5 %38.5 %23.1 %0.0 %100.0 %332659-6.2-2.76.9
2017Changeup (CH)240.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %618246.52.87.2
TotalSinker (SI)399417.8 %58.4 %23.7 %23.0 %11.8 %24081586399410.54.211.6
TotalCurveball (CU)282222.7 %52.6 %24.6 %17.3 %12.5 %168911332822-2.9-3.15.1
TotalChangeup (CH)72220.2 %42.0 %37.8 %31.1 %15.6 %4492737229.26.911.8
TotalFourseam (FA)20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %11212.99.316.0

SeasonPitchPitchesO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%SwStr%pVALpVAL/C
2007Curveball (CU)3938.5 %61.5 %46.2 %40.0 %87.5 %61.1 %33.3 %18.0 %2.25.6
2007Sinker (SI)3721.1 %44.4 %32.4 %75.0 %100.0 %91.7 %48.7 %2.7 %0.61.5
2007Changeup (CH)2440.0 %55.6 %45.8 %50.0 %80.0 %63.6 %37.5 %16.7 %-1.4-5.8
2008Sinker (SI)75616.5 %44.4 %30.8 %82.0 %92.4 %89.7 %51.2 %3.2 %4.00.5
2008Curveball (CU)53938.6 %57.1 %46.6 %42.4 %85.0 %64.9 %43.2 %16.3 %10.92.0
2008Changeup (CH)16929.5 %65.9 %49.1 %47.8 %68.3 %62.7 %53.9 %18.3 %3.72.2
2009Sinker (SI)5117.6 %43.6 %27.0 %72.2 %92.5 %89.9 %53.8 %2.7 %2.50.5
2009Curveball (CU)40743.8 %59.1 %49.4 %38.1 %89.8 %60.7 %36.6 %19.4 %2.50.6
2009Changeup (CH)17336.0 %67.4 %53.8 %63.0 %56.1 %58.1 %56.7 %22.5 %4.72.7
2011Curveball (CU)23332.7 %54.2 %40.3 %49.0 %88.9 %68.1 %35.6 %12.9 %3.91.7
2011Sinker (SI)20916.5 %48.2 %33.5 %75.0 %94.4 %90.0 %53.6 %3.4 %-3.8-1.8
2011Changeup (CH)7425.0 %69.6 %52.7 %85.7 %84.4 %84.6 %62.2 %8.1 %-2.0-2.6
2012Sinker (SI)36017.6 %38.0 %28.1 %90.3 %94.3 %93.1 %51.1 %1.9 %0.30.1
2012Curveball (CU)31831.8 %50.8 %39.0 %50.8 %86.9 %68.6 %37.7 %12.3 %0.80.2
2012Changeup (CH)12741.1 %72.2 %54.3 %66.7 %82.1 %75.4 %42.5 %13.4 %1.61.3
2013Sinker (SI)56319.4 %56.3 %36.1 %80.0 %93.7 %89.7 %45.1 %3.7 %10.71.9
2013Curveball (CU)32241.2 %61.9 %48.8 %33.3 %87.7 %58.6 %36.7 %20.2 %6.52.0
2013Changeup (CH)6332.5 %69.6 %46.0 %46.2 %87.5 %69.0 %36.5 %14.3 %-2.5-3.9
2014Sinker (SI)53322.3 %58.4 %39.2 %69.8 %90.4 %84.2 %46.9 %6.2 %7.21.4
2014Curveball (CU)24336.2 %49.1 %39.1 %38.2 %88.9 %52.6 %22.6 %18.5 %-0.1-0.1
2014Changeup (CH)70.0 %50.0 %14.3 % 100.0 %100.0 %28.6 %0.0 %-0.2-3.0
2015Sinker (SI)43424.2 %50.2 %36.9 %72.2 %93.4 %86.3 %48.6 %5.1 %1.40.3
2015Curveball (CU)25141.6 %67.1 %50.2 %46.4 %84.2 %63.5 %33.9 %18.3 %2.51.0
2015Changeup (CH)5129.3 %90.0 %41.2 %41.7 %77.8 %57.1 %19.6 %17.7 %-1.8-3.6
2016Sinker (SI)45225.9 %55.5 %40.3 %75.0 %86.9 %83.0 %48.7 %6.9 %3.80.8
2016Curveball (CU)41132.5 %53.1 %40.6 %46.9 %94.2 %71.3 %39.4 %11.7 %-2.2-0.5
2016Changeup (CH)1012.5 %100.0 %30.0 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %20.0 %0.0 %-1.7-16.8
2016Fourseam (FA)20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %   50.0 %0.0 %0.02.0
2017Sinker (SI)13922.2 %55.2 %36.0 %83.3 %81.3 %82.0 %41.7 %6.5 %0.40.3
2017Curveball (CU)5945.0 %42.1 %44.1 %55.6 %100.0 %69.2 %32.2 %13.6 %-4.0-6.8
2017Changeup (CH)2421.7 %0.0 %20.8 %80.0 % 80.0 %4.2 %4.2 %0.00.0
TotalSinker (SI)399419.0 %49.4 %34.0 %77.1 %91.7 %87.6 %49.3 %4.2 %27.20.7
TotalCurveball (CU)282237.7 %56.5 %44.6 %42.6 %88.2 %63.9 %36.8 %16.1 %22.80.8
TotalChangeup (CH)72232.1 %68.5 %49.0 %58.9 %71.7 %67.2 %46.5 %16.1 %0.50.1
TotalFourseam (FA)20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %   50.0 %0.0 %0.02.0