J.P. Howell

James Phillip Howell

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: April 25, 1983 in Modesto, CA
High Schools: Jesuit HS (Sacramento, CA), Jesuit HS (Carmichael, CA)
Schools: University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX), University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
Drafted
by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (31st pick) of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed July 20, 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 11, 2005 (Age 22)
Teams (by GP): Rays/Dodgers/DevilRays/Royals 2005-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 2 yrs/$11.25M (14-15) & 16 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 7.007, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Legacy Sports Group [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2005 22 KCR AL 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2006 23 TBD AL 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
2007 24 TBD AL 10 6 6 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 79 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
2008 25 TBR AL 64 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2009 26 TBR AL 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2011 28 TBR AL 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 29 TBR AL 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2013 30 LAD NL 67 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2014 31 LAD NL 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
9 Yrs 344 11 11 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .182 .182 .182 .364 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .182 .182 .182 .364 -2 1 0 0 0 0 0
TBR (6 yrs) 252 7 7 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .286 .286 .286 .571 53 2 0 0 0 0 0
LAD (2 yrs) 77 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
KCR (1 yr) 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
AL (7 yrs) 267 10 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 7 2 0 0 0 0 0
NL (2 yrs) 77 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2005 22 KCR AL 15 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1
2006 23 TBD AL 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
2007 24 TBD AL 10 6 -0 -0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .507 .500 0.1 0.0 1 1
2008 25 TBR AL 64 1 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $397,400 1
2009 26 TBR AL 69 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $433,700 1
2011 28 TBR AL 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $1,100,000 1
2012 29 TBR AL 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $1,350,000 1
2013 30 LAD NL 67 1 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $2,850,000 1
2014 31 LAD NL 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $4,000,000 1
9 Seasons 344 11 -2 -0 0 0 3 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .500 .500 0.2 0.1 2 $10,131,100
TBR (6 yrs) 252 7 -0 -0 0 0 2 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .501 .500 0.2 0.2 2 $3,281,100
LAD (2 yrs) 77 1 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $6,850,000
KCR (1 yr) 15 3 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .498 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2005 22 KCR AL 3 3 0 0.0 104 .000 .000 .267 .000 .329 .000 .423 .000 .753 -100 .000 -0.9 -0.1 .000 .000 .000
2007 24 TBD AL 6 4 1 6.7 105 .500 .333 .269 .333 .336 .333 .420 .667 .756 79 .625 -0.2 -0.0 .500 .000 .000
2008 25 TBR AL 1 1 0 0.0 106 .000 .269 .000 .337 .000 .423 .000 .760 -100 .000 -0.3 -0.0 .000 .000 .000
2013 30 LAD NL 1 1 0 0.0 94 .000 .254 .000 .319 .000 .395 .000 .714 -100 .000 -0.3 -0.0 .000 .000 .000
9 Yrs 11 9 1 3.0 104 .333 .182 .267 .182 .333 .182 .419 .364 .751 -2 .284 -1.6 -0.2 .222 .000 .000
162 Game Avg. 5 4 0 3.0 104 .333 .182 .267 .182 .333 .182 .419 .364 .751 -2 .284 -1.6 -0.2 .222 .000 .000
TBR (6 yrs) 7 5 1 5.3 105 .500 .286 .269 .286 .336 .286 .420 .571 .756 53 .527 -0.5 -0.1 .400 .000 .000
KCR (1 yr) 3 3 0 0.0 104 .000 .000 .267 .000 .329 .000 .423 .000 .753 -100 -0.9 -0.1 .000 .000 .000
LAD (2 yrs) 1 1 0 0.0 94 .000 .254 .000 .319 .000 .395 .000 .714 -100 -0.3 -0.0 .000 .000 .000
AL (7 yrs) 10 8 1 3.3 105 .333 .200 .268 .200 .334 .200 .421 .400 .755 7 .323 -1.4 -0.1 .250 .000 .000
NL (2 yrs) 1 1 0 0.0 94 .000 .254 .000 .319 .000 .395 .000 .714 -100 -0.3 -0.0 .000 .000 .000

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2008 25 TBR AL ALDS CHW W 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 25 TBR AL ALCS BOS W 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 25 TBR AL WS PHI L 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2011 28 TBR AL ALDS TEX L 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 LAD NL NLDS ATL W 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 LAD NL NLCS STL L 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Yrs (6 Series) 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1 NLDS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 ALDS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALCS 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLCS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2005 22 KCR AL 3 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 0.0% 3.0 1.00 1.00 67% 50% 0.0% 0%
2007 24 TBD AL 6 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 3.0 6.0 3.00 1.00 67% 0% 100%
2008 25 TBR AL 1 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0 0%
2013 30 LAD NL 1 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0 0%
9 Yrs 11 0.0% 45.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 2.2 11.0 2.00 1.00 55% 17% 0.0% 50%
MLB Averages 2.6% 18.1% 8.4% 7.8% 33% 2.16 4.9 34.0 8.0 0.80 1.08 69% 19% 7.6% 12%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2005 22 KCR AL -0.9 -0.1 3 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 1.05 -0.1 0.0 -1.7 -0.2 1.82 -1.0 0
2006 23 TBD AL 0.0 0.0
2007 24 TBD AL -0.2 -0.0 6 0.0 0.1 -0.0 .47 -0.0 0.1 -0.6 -0.1 1.10 -0.4 0
2008 25 TBR AL -0.3 -0.0 1 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 2.18 -0.0 0.0 -0.3 -0.0 1.04 -0.3 0
2009 26 TBR AL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 28 TBR AL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 29 TBR AL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 30 LAD NL -0.3 -0.0 1 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 .26 -0.0 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0 0.59 -0.2 0
2014 31 LAD NL 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
9 Yrs -1.6 -0.2 11 -0.1 0.1 -0.2 .76 -0.2 -0.0 -2.8 -0.3 1.25 -1.9 0

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2005 22 KCR AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 24 TBD AL 0 0 50% 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
2008 25 TBR AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 LAD NL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Yrs 0 0 50% 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0% 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2005 22 KCR AL 3 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0
2007 24 TBD AL 6 50% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 1 0 0% 6 1 17% 2 1 50% 1 0 0% 0
2008 25 TBR AL 1 0% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 LAD NL 1 100% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Yrs 11 36% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0% 1 0 0% 14 1 7% 2 1 50% 1 0 0% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 32% 14% 51% 56%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2005 22 KCR AL 3 11 3.67 8 72.7% 25.0% 37.5% 12.5% 25.0% 75.0% 0.0% 54.5% 50.0% 33.3% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0
2007 24 TBD AL 6 20 3.33 15 75.0% 33.3% 26.7% 13.3% 26.7% 66.7% 0.0% 50.0% 60.0% 16.7% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 1 1 50.0% 0 0 0
2008 25 TBR AL 1 4 4.00 3 75.0% 66.7% 33.3% 0.0% 0.0% 33.3% 0.0% 25.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 1 0 100.0% 0 0 0
2013 30 LAD NL 1 7 7.00 4 57.1% 75.0% 0.0% 25.0% 0.0% 25.0% 0.0% 14.3% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 1 0 100.0% 0 0 0
4 Yrs 11 42 3.82 30 71.4% 40.0% 26.7% 13.3% 20.0% 60.0% 0.0% 42.9% 55.6% 18.2% 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 3 2 60.0% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.80 63.3% 27.6% 14.9% 27.1% 30.4% 72.4% 1.6% 45.8% 79.4% 27.1% 4.9% 14.4% 8.7% 24.9%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2005 22 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 23 23 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 24 33 9 9 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .222 .222 .222 .444 19 2 0 0 0 0 0
2008 25 97 10 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 7 2 0 0 0 0 0
2009 26 166 10 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 7 2 0 0 0 0 0
2010 27 166 10 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 7 2 0 0 0 0 0
2011 28 212 10 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 7 2 0 0 0 0 0
2012 29 267 10 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 7 2 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 334 11 11 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .182 .182 .182 .364 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 31 344 11 11 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .182 .182 .182 .364 -2 2 0 0 0 0 0

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2005 22 15 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 15
2007 24 10 7 7 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .429 .429 .429 .857 1 10
2008 25 64 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 64
2013 30 67 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 67
4 Yrs 156 12 12 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 156
162 Game Avg. 162 12 12 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 156



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Name and misspellings: J. James J.P. JP P. Phillip Howell

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