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J.P. Howell

J.P. Howell 56 P

Toronto Blue Jays

  • Status: Released
  • Full Name: James Phillip Howell
  • Age: 36 (April 25, 1983)
  • Birthplace: Modesto, CA
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 180
  • Draft: Compensation 1 (2004, KC)
  • MLB Debut: 06/11/2005
  • School: Texas
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J.P. Howell Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
August 20, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays released LHP J.P. Howell.
August 16, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays designated LHP J.P. Howell for assignment.
July 31, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays activated LHP J.P. Howell from the 10-day disabled list.
July 6, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays sent LHP J.P. Howell on a rehab assignment to Buffalo Bisons.
July 6, 2017 sent LHP J.P. Howell on a rehab assignment to Buffalo Bisons.
June 5, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays placed LHP J.P. Howell on the 10-day disabled list. Left shoulder tightness
April 25, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays activated LHP J.P. Howell.
April 20, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays sent LHP J.P. Howell on a rehab assignment to Dunedin Blue Jays.
April 9, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays placed LHP J.P. Howell on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to April 8, 2017. Left shoulder discomfort.
February 9, 2017 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent LHP J.P. Howell.
November 3, 2016 LHP J.P. Howell elected free agency.
October 26, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers activated LHP J.P. Howell.
October 7, 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers reassigned LHP J.P. Howell to the minor leagues.
December 20, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent LHP J.P. Howell.
January 7, 2013 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent LHP J.P. Howell.
November 3, 2012 LHP J.P. Howell elected free agency.
May 20, 2011 Tampa Bay Rays activated LHP J.P. Howell from the 15-day disabled list.
May 17, 2011 Durham Bulls sent LHP J.P. Howell on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
May 5, 2011 J.P. Howell assigned to Durham Bulls from Charlotte Stone Crabs.
April 28, 2011 J.P. Howell assigned to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
March 31, 2011 Tampa Bay Rays placed LHP J.P. Howell on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22, 2011. Recovering from May 2010 left labrum surgery.
December 13, 2010 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent LHP J.P. Howell.
December 2, 2010 LHP J.P. Howell elected free agency.
November 2, 2010 Tampa Bay Rays activated LHP J.P. Howell from the 60-day disabled list.
August 27, 2010 Tampa Bay Rays transferred LHP J.P. Howell from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
April 4, 2010 Tampa Bay Rays placed LHP J.P. Howell on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2010. Left shoulder strain.
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J.P. Howell Awards and Honors

J.P. Howell  56 P

J.P. Howell
  • Full Name: James Phillip Howell
  • Born: April 25, 1983
  • Age: 36
  • Birthplace: Modesto, CA
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 180
  • Draft: Compensation 1 (2004, KC)
  • School: Texas
  • MLB Debut: 06/11/2005
Full name is James Phillip Howell...graduated from Jesuit (Carmichael, Calif.) High in 2001...Participated in Baseball 101 with Buddy Bell in 2005 which raised 0,000 for the Down's Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City...Selected by Atlanta in the 2nd round of the 2001 draft, but did not sign...Attended the University of Southern California before transferring to the University of Texas...Was a finalist for the 2004 Roger Clemens Award, given to the top college pitcher...was the Big 12 Pitcher of the Year and a two-time first team All-Big 12 selection...Named a 2004 1st Team All-American by USA Today and Collegiate Baseball after earning 3rd Team honors in 2003...Posted a 15-2 record and a 2.13 ERA (135.1 IP, 90 H, 32 ER) with 166 strikeouts as a senior, tied for most wins in the nation...Was 25-4 with a 2.31 ERA and 271 strikeouts in 249.2 innings in his two years at Texas...broke Roger Clemens' 2-season record for strikeouts (241)...Selected by the Kansas City Royals as a sandwich pick between the 1st and 2nd rounds (31st overall) of the June Free Agent Draft...signed by Chet Sergo