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J.P. Howell
Birthdate: 4/25/1983     Bats/Throws: L/L
Height/Weight: 6-0/185     Position: P
Contract: $2.8M / 1 Years (2013)

4/11/2014: Howell has yet to allow a run in 5.2 innings this season.



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2005Royals15300000.0 %33.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.80.30.0
2006Royals (AAA)8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2006Devil Rays (AAA)10000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2006Devil Rays8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2007Devil Rays (AAA)21000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2007Devil Rays10601100.0 %33.3 %.000.500.333.333.333.299780.0-0.20.60.1
2008Rays64100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.30.10.0
2008Rays12100000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Rays69000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2011Rays (A+)3000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Rays (AAA)4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2011Rays46000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2011Rays1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Rays55000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2013Dodgers67100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.20.10.0
2013Dodgers7000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Dodgers12000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -3461101100.0 %45.5 %.000.333.182.182.182.163-30.0-1.51.20.0
Postseason- - -20100000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    


SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2005Royals15330000000001000000.000
2006Royals (AAA)8000000000000000000.000
2006Devil Rays (AAA)10000000000000000000.000
2006Devil Rays8000000000000000000.000
2007Devil Rays (AAA)21000000000000000000.000
2007Devil Rays10662200011002000000.333
2008Rays64110000000001000000.000
2008Rays12010000000000001000.000
2009Rays69000000000000000000.000
2011Rays (A+)3000000000000000000.000
2011Rays (AAA)4000000000000000000.000
2011Rays46000000000000000000.000
2011Rays1000000000000000000.000
2012Rays55000000000000000000.000
2013Dodgers67110000000001000000.000
2013Dodgers7000000000000000000.000
2014Dodgers12000000000000000000.000
Total- - -34611112200011005000000.182
Postseason- - -20010000000000001000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2005Royals0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.8.000-100
2005Average8.2 %16.4 %0.50.264.330.419.749.1544.9.295    .326 
2006Royals (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2006Devil Rays (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2006Devil Rays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2006Average8.4 %16.8 %0.50.269.337.432.768.1635.0.301    .332 
2007Devil Rays (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2007Devil Rays0.0 %33.3 %0.00.333.333.333.667.0002.6.5000.00.01-0.2.29978
2007Average8.5 %17.1 %0.50.268.336.423.758.1555.2.303    .331 
2008Rays0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
2008Rays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100
2008Average8.7 %17.5 %0.50.264.333.416.749.1525.1.300    .328 
2009Rays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299    .329 
2011Rays (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Rays (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Rays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Rays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Rays0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297    .315 
2013Dodgers0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.2.000-100
2013Dodgers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Dodgers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.000.0.000-100
2014Average8.4 %20.9 %0.40.248.316.389.705.1415.1.296    .312 
Total- - -0.0 %45.5 %0.00.182.182.182.364.0002.6.3330.00.00-1.5.163-3
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2005Royals1.0050.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2006Devil Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2007Devil Rays3.000.0 %75.0 %25.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2008Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2008Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2009Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2011Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2012Rays0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Dodgers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Dodgers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2014Dodgers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -4.0016.7 %66.7 %16.7 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2005Royals10100003811
2006Devil Rays0000000000
2007Devil Rays310100051520
2008Rays0000000134
2008Rays0000010022
2009Rays0000000000
2011Rays0000000000
2011Rays0000000000
2012Rays0000000000
2013Dodgers0000000347
2013Dodgers0000000000
2014Dodgers0000000000
Total- - -4111000123042
Postseason- - -0000010022

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2005Royals-0.09-0.090.00-1.81-0.171.08 0-0.080.00
2006Devil Rays          
2007Devil Rays0.01-0.050.05-0.65-0.060.49 0-0.040.06
2008Rays-0.06-0.060.00-0.33-0.032.16 0-0.030.00
2008Rays-0.03-0.030.00-0.21-0.022.05 0-0.010.00
2009Rays          
2011Rays          
2011Rays       0  
2012Rays          
2013Dodgers-0.01-0.010.00-0.13-0.020.27 0-0.020.00
2013Dodgers       0  
2014Dodgers          
Total- - --0.15-0.200.05-2.93-0.280.78 0-0.17-0.02
Postseason- - --0.03-0.030.00-0.21-0.022.05 0-0.010.00

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2005Royals54.5% (89.2)45.5% (82.2)      
2006Devil Rays        
2007Devil Rays85.0% (87.3)15.0% (83.0)      
2008Rays50.0% (84.0)50.0% (77.0)      
2009Rays        
2011Rays        
2012Rays        
2013Dodgers85.7% (90.5)  14.3% (77.0)    
2014Dodgers        
Total- - -73.8% (88.1)23.8% (81.4) 2.4% (77.0)    

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007Devil Rays              
2008Rays50.0 %         50.0 %   
2009Rays              
2011Rays              
2012Rays              
2013Dodgers42.9 %42.9 %     14.3 %      
2014Dodgers              
Total- - -45.5 %27.3 %     9.1 %  18.2 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007Devil Rays             
2008Rays86.1         77.2  
2009Rays             
2011Rays             
2012Rays             
2013Dodgers91.090.4     77.1     
2014Dodgers             
Total- - -89.090.4     77.1  77.2  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2005Royals-0.6-0.3     -9.39-5.29     
2006Devil Rays              
2007Devil Rays0.1-0.2     0.38-7.59     
2008Rays-0.1-0.2     -5.67-7.89     
2009Rays              
2011Rays              
2012Rays              
2013Dodgers-0.3  0.0   -4.63  3.56   
2014Dodgers              
Total- - --0.9-0.6 0.0   -2.87-6.50 3.56   

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007Devil Rays             
2008Rays-0.1         -0.2  
2009Rays             
2011Rays             
2012Rays             
2013Dodgers-0.2-0.1     0.0     
2014Dodgers             
Total- - --0.3-0.1     0.0  -0.2  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007Devil Rays             
2008Rays-5.67         -7.89  
2009Rays             
2011Rays             
2012Rays             
2013Dodgers-6.96-2.30     3.56     
2014Dodgers             
Total- - --6.44-2.30     3.56  -7.89  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2005Royals0.0 %75.0 %54.6 % 50.0 %50.0 %72.7 %100.0 %27.3 %
2005Average20.3 %68.0 %46.0 %51.8 %88.3 %80.8 %53.8 %59.1 %8.7 %
2006Devil Rays         
2006Average23.5 %66.6 %46.1 %57.4 %88.5 %81.0 %52.6 %58.8 %8.5 %
2007Devil Rays37.5 %58.3 %50.0 %66.7 %57.1 %60.0 %60.0 %50.0 %20.0 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008Rays0.0 %33.3 %25.0 % 0.0 %0.0 %75.0 % 25.0 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009Rays         
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2011Rays         
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Rays         
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Dodgers20.0 %0.0 %14.3 %100.0 % 100.0 %28.6 % 0.0 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Dodgers         
2014Average28.8 %64.6 %45.6 %63.8 %86.7 %79.0 %47.0 %59.9 %9.3 %
Total- - -23.5 %56.0 %42.9 %75.0 %50.0 %55.6 %59.5 %54.6 %19.1 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007Devil Rays        
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008Rays0.0 %50.0 %25.0 % 0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %21.7
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009Rays        
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2011Rays        
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Rays        
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Dodgers25.0 %0.0 %14.3 %100.0 % 100.0 %42.9 %20.3
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Dodgers        
2014Average29.1 %62.1 %45.2 %62.1 %87.2 %78.9 %48.8 %22.7
Total- - -16.7 %20.0 %18.2 %100.0 %0.0 %50.0 %45.5 %20.8

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2005RoyalsP151572.2280000000 6   1.000 
2006Devil RaysP8842.1470003201 3   1.000 
2007Devil RaysP101051.07100001100 2   1.000 
2008RaysP64089.1791010000 10   .941 
2009RaysP69066.2380000000 3   1.000 
2011RaysP46030.2230001100 5   1.000 
2012RaysP55050.1280000000 3   1.000 
2013DodgersP67062.06100001001 3   1.000 
2014DodgersP1209.0030000000 0   1.000 
Total- - -P34633474.033661016402 35   .990 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2005RoyalsP72.20  0-2-1              
2006Devil RaysP42.10  000              
2007Devil RaysP51.00  011              
2008RaysP89.1-1  0-2-3              
2009RaysP66.20  0-2-2              
2011RaysP30.20  011              
2012RaysP50.11  001              
2013DodgersP62.00  101              
2014DodgersP9.00  000              
Total- - -P474.00  1-4-2              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012RaysP50.10.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (5)
2013DodgersP62.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)50.0%      (2)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)100.0%      (7)
2014DodgersP9.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)
Total- - -P474.00.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (3)100.0%    (12)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2005Royals-0.80.0 0.3-0.80.30.00.1-0.40.0($0.1) 
2006Devil Rays0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2007Devil Rays-0.20.0 0.6-0.20.60.00.20.70.1$0.3 
2008Rays-0.30.0 0.1-0.30.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1)$0.4
2009Rays0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2011Rays0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2012Rays0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2013Dodgers-0.20.0 0.1-0.20.10.00.0-0.10.0($0.1) 
2014Dodgers0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --1.50.0 1.2-1.51.20.00.30.00.0$0.0$0.4

  • $11.2m / 2 Years (2014 - 2015) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Dodgers on 12/16/2013 (Free Agent)
    • 2014: $4M, 2015: $4M
    • 2016 Mutual Option: $6.2M ($0.2M buyout)
      • Option turns into player option with 120 appearances over two guaranteed seasons. If team exercises option, a player decline voids the buyout.
    • Signing Bonus: $3M
    • Agent / Agency: The Legacy Agency
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $2.8m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Dodgers on 1/4/2013 (Free Agent)
    • 2013: $2.8M
    • Incentives: performance bonuses: $75,000 for 50 games. $0.125M for 55 games. $0.15M for 60 games. $0.2M each for 65, 70 games. $50,000 each 50, 55, 65, 70 innings. $0.1M for 75 IP. $0.1M each for 30, 35, 40 games finished. $0.2M for 45, 50 GFs
    • Source: articles.latimes.com
    • Submitted by filihok
  • $1.4m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Tampa Bay Rays on 1/17/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $1.4M
    • Source: espnflorida.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
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