Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:57:22 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Carlos Frias became the first pitcher in the modern era to allow 10 hits while recording fewer than three outs in a game. The Dodgers are considering a "bullpen" game the next time SP Hyun-Jin Ryu's (shoulder) place in the rotation comes up, and that could come against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, Sep. 21, with RPs Paco Rodriguez or J.P. Howell starting. Frias' ERA went from 3.91 to 6.58 in the outing.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:19:50 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers RPs Kenley Jansen and J.P. Howell were both unavailable to pitch Thursday, July 31, due to recent heavy workloads.
Fantasy Tip: It didn't matter. Clayton Kershaw, the best pitcher on the planet, was pitching, and he was able to wrap up a complete-game victory.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:31:40 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Josh Beckett (illness), OF Andre Ethier (illness) and RP J.P. Howell (illness) all reported feeling better Wednesday, April 23, after battling cold and flu symptoms for the past week.
Tue, 17 Dec 2013 08:35:48 -0800
The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to re-sign RP J.P. Howell to a two-year, $11.25 million deal Tuesday, Dec. 17. The deal includes an option for a third season. Howell had a 2.03 ERA in 62 innings for the Blue last year. His $6.25 million option for the 2016 season will become a player option if he reaches 120 outings over the next two seasons.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 20:25:14 -0800
The Los Angeles Dodgers are close to re-signing free-agent RP J.P. Howell (Dodgers) to a two-year deal plus a vesting option, according to a baseball source. Howell would be guaranteed $11.25 million, with a $6.25 million salary in 2016 if he makes 120 appearances in the first two seasons of his deal.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:17:19 -0800
The Colorado Rockies are interested in free-agent RPs J.P. Howell (Dodgers) and Boone Logan (Yankees), and they slightly favor Howell. Both players are looking for multi-year deals.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 20:24:33 -0800
The Washington Nationals are expected to add a left-handed relief pitcher in the coming days, and they have expressed interest in RPs Scott Downs (Braves), J.P. Howell (Dodgers) and Boone Logan (Yankees), among others.
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:10:52 -0800
The Washington Nationals are interested in free-agent RP Eric O'Flaherty (elbow), who is coming off Tommy John surgery. They have not made an offer but remain in contact with him. The Nats are one of six teams to show interest in him. O'Flaherty is likely seeking a one-year deal since he'll miss at least the first month of next season. Washington is also interested in free-agent RPs Boone Logan (Yankees), Scott Downs (Braves), J.P. Howell (Dodgers) and Oliver Perez (Mariners).
Sat, 23 Nov 2013 12:44:10 -0800
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are reportedly interested in free-agent RPs Joaquin Benoit (Tigers), J.P. Howell (Dodgers), Edward Mujica (Cardinals) and Joe Smith (Indians).
Sat, 16 Nov 2013 11:14:42 -0800
The Washington Nationals are interested in free-agent RPs Boone Logan (Yankees) and Oliver Perez (Mariners). They may also consider going after free-agent RPs J.P. Howell (Dodgers) and Manny Parra (Reds), whom the Nationals spoke to last offseason.