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Jay Howell

Jay Canfield Howell

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: November 26, 1955 in Miami, Florida, United States
High School: Fairview HS (Boulder, CO)
School: University of Colorado (Boulder, CO)

Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 12th round of the 1973 MLB June Amateur Draft from Fairview HS (Boulder, CO) and the Cincinnati Reds in the 31st round of the 1976 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Colorado (Boulder, CO).

Major League Stats


Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1976 20 -1.3 Eugene NORW A- CIN 5 4 .556 2.96 3.70 13 12 5 2 0 73.0 65 30 24 7 34 0 79 1 1 2 1.356 8.0 0.9 4.2 9.7 2.32
1977 21 -0.2 Tampa FLOR A CIN 7 13 .350 2.96 3.42 23 22 10 1 0 158.0 141 60 52 2 52 3 99 3 1 4 1.222 8.0 0.1 3.0 5.6 1.90
1978 22 -0.6 Nashville SOUL AA CIN 9 14 .391 3.09 3.80 28 25 6 1 1 166.0 134 70 57 10 55 7 173 4 1 6 1.139 7.3 0.5 3.0 9.4 3.15
1979 23 -1.5 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 10 10 .500 5.13 5.77 24 23 2 2 0 128.0 121 82 73 6 84 4 79 1 1 8 1.602 8.5 0.4 5.9 5.6 0.94
1980 24 -0.5 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 5 11 .313 5.05 6.43 25 17 1 0 1 98.0 95 70 55 5 71 7 73 3 2 9 1.694 8.7 0.5 6.5 6.7 1.03
1980 24 -4.3 CIN NL MLB CIN 0 0 13.50 13.50 5 0 1 0 0 0 3.1 8 5 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 19 2.400 21.6 0.0 0.0 2.7
1981 25 -0.1 Iowa AA AAA CHC 5 10 .333 3.75 4.62 23 22 0 2 0 0 144.0 141 74 60 12 62 4 90 5 6 4 1.410 8.8 0.8 3.9 5.6 1.45
1981 25 -3.7 CHC NL MLB CHC 2 0 1.000 4.84 5.24 10 2 1 0 0 0 22.1 23 13 12 3 10 2 10 2 0 0 97 1.478 9.3 1.2 4.0 4.0 1.00
1982 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHC-NYY 15 5 .750 2.37 2.92 25 25 0 7 3 0 178.2 120 58 47 10 67 2 172 3 3 4 1.047 6.0 0.5 3.4 8.7 2.57
1982 26 0.1 Iowa AA AAA CHC 13 4 .765 2.36 2.87 20 20 0 5 2 0 141.1 102 45 37 9 48 1 139 2 3 3 1.061 6.5 0.6 3.1 8.9 2.90
1982 26 0.5 Columbus IL AAA NYY 2 1 .667 2.41 3.13 5 5 0 2 1 0 37.1 18 13 10 1 19 1 33 1 0 1 0.991 4.3 0.2 4.6 8.0 1.74
1982 26 -2.2 NYY AL MLB NYY 2 3 .400 7.71 8.04 6 6 0 0 0 0 28.0 42 25 24 1 13 0 21 0 0 1 138 1.964 13.5 0.3 4.2 6.8 1.62
1983 27 -1.5 NYY AL MLB NYY 1 5 .167 5.38 5.82 19 12 3 2 0 0 82.0 89 53 49 7 35 0 61 3 1 2 368 1.512 9.8 0.8 3.8 6.7 1.74
1984 28 -0.4 NYY AL MLB NYY 9 4 .692 2.69 2.86 61 1 23 0 0 7 103.2 86 33 31 5 34 3 109 0 0 4 426 1.158 7.5 0.4 3.0 9.5 3.21
1985 29 0.6 OAK AL MLB OAK 9 8 .529 2.85 2.94 63 0 58 0 0 29 98.0 98 32 31 5 31 3 68 1 1 4 414 1.316 9.0 0.5 2.8 6.2 2.19
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1986 30 7.2 Modesto CALL A OAK 0 0 13.50 13.50 2 2 0 0 0 0 2.0 5 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3.000 22.5 4.5 4.5 4.5 1.00
1986 30 1.8 OAK AL MLB OAK 3 6 .333 3.38 3.88 38 0 33 0 0 16 53.1 53 23 20 3 23 4 42 1 0 4 230 1.425 8.9 0.5 3.9 7.1 1.83
1987 31 2.4 OAK AL MLB OAK 3 4 .429 5.89 6.09 36 0 27 0 0 16 44.1 48 30 29 6 21 1 35 1 0 4 200 1.556 9.7 1.2 4.3 7.1 1.67
1988 32 3.5 LAD NL MLB LAD 5 3 .625 2.08 2.22 50 0 38 0 0 21 65.0 44 16 15 1 21 2 70 1 2 2 262 1.000 6.1 0.1 2.9 9.7 3.33
1989 33 4.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 5 3 .625 1.58 1.69 56 0 41 0 0 28 79.2 60 15 14 3 22 6 55 0 0 1 312 1.029 6.8 0.3 2.5 6.2 2.50
1990 34 5.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 5 5 .500 2.18 2.32 45 0 35 0 0 16 66.0 59 17 16 5 20 3 59 6 1 4 271 1.197 8.0 0.7 2.7 8.0 2.95
1991 35 6.9 LAD NL MLB LAD 6 5 .545 3.18 3.35 44 0 35 0 0 16 51.0 39 19 18 3 11 3 40 1 0 0 202 0.980 6.9 0.5 1.9 7.1 3.64
1992 36 13.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+ LAD 0 1 .000 7.11 7.11 9 4 0 0 0 0 12.2 17 10 10 3 4 0 12 1 0 0 58 1.658 12.1 2.1 2.8 8.5 3.00
1992 36 13.5 Vero Beach FLOR A+ LAD 0 0 8.10 8.10 5 0 0 0 0 0 6.2 9 6 6 2 3 0 4 1 0 0 32 1.800 12.2 2.7 4.0 5.4 1.33
1992 36 13.3 Bakersfield CALL A+ LAD 0 1 .000 6.00 6.00 4 4 0 0 0 0 6.0 8 4 4 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 26 1.500 12.0 1.5 1.5 12.0 8.00
1992 36 7.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 1 3 .250 1.54 1.74 41 0 26 0 0 4 46.2 41 9 8 2 18 5 36 1 1 3 203 1.264 7.9 0.4 3.5 6.9 2.00
1993 37 8.8 ATL NL MLB ATL 3 3 .500 2.31 2.47 54 0 22 0 0 0 58.1 48 16 15 3 16 4 37 0 2 0 233 1.097 7.4 0.5 2.5 5.7 2.31
1994 38 8.9 TEX AL MLB TEX 4 1 .800 5.44 6.07 40 0 17 0 0 2 43.0 44 29 26 10 16 2 22 1 0 2 189 1.395 9.2 2.1 3.3 4.6 1.38
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 58 53 .523 3.34 3.57 568 21 360 2 0 155 844.2 782 335 313 57 291 38 666 19 8 31 3564 1.270 8.3 0.6 3.1 7.1 2.29
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 56 68 .452 3.57 4.28 172 152 0 33 9 2 960.1 839 457 381 56 430 27 778 21 15 37 58 1.321 7.9 0.5 4.0 7.3 1.81
All Levels (19 Seasons) 114 121 .485 3.46 3.95 740 173 360 35 9 157 1805.0 1621 792 694 113 721 65 1444 40 23 68 3622 1.298 8.1 0.6 3.6 7.2 2.00
A (2 seasons) Minors 7 13 .350 3.09 3.54 25 24 0 10 1 0 160.0 146 63 55 3 53 3 100 3 1 4 1.244 8.2 0.2 3.0 5.6 1.89
A+ (1 season) Minors 0 1 .000 7.11 7.11 9 4 0 0 0 0 12.2 17 10 10 3 4 0 12 1 0 0 58 1.658 12.1 2.1 2.8 8.5 3.00
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 35 36 .493 3.85 4.66 97 87 0 12 5 1 548.2 477 284 235 33 284 17 414 12 12 25 1.387 7.8 0.5 4.7 6.8 1.46
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1976 20 -1.3 Eugene NORW A- CIN 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 21 -0.6 Tampa FLOR A CIN 24 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1978 22 -1.0 Nashville SOUL AA CIN 28 38 33 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 .121 .121 .121 .242 4 0 5 0
1979 23 -1.9 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 24 46 42 2 9 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 8 .214 .233 .214 .447 9 0 3 0
1980 24 -0.8 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 25 31 27 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 .074 .074 .111 .185 3 0 4 0
1980 24 -4.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 25 0.2 Iowa AA AAA CHC 23 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1981 25 -3.4 CHC NL MLB CHC 10 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 2 0 0
1982 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA NYY-CHC 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 26 1.0 Iowa AA AAA CHC 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 26 0.8 Columbus IL AAA NYY 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 26 -2.8 NYY AL MLB NYY 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 27 -1.8 NYY AL MLB NYY 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 28 -0.7 NYY AL MLB NYY 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 29 0.1 OAK AL MLB OAK 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1986 30 7.6 Modesto CALL A OAK 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 30 1.2 OAK AL MLB OAK 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 31 2.6 OAK AL MLB OAK 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 32 3.9 LAD NL MLB LAD 50 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 33 4.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 56 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 34 5.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 45 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 35 6.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 36 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+ LAD 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 36 13.8 Vero Beach FLOR A+ LAD 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 36 13.6 Bakersfield CALL A+ LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 36 7.8 LAD NL MLB LAD 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993 37 9.0 ATL NL MLB ATL 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994 38 8.9 TEX AL MLB TEX 40 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 568 12 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .100 .000 .100 0 0 0 2 0 0
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 173 118 105 4 15 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 27 .143 .151 .152 .303 16 0 0 12 0 0
All Levels (19 Seasons) 741 130 114 6 15 1 0 0 4 0 0 2 28 .132 .147 .140 .287 16 0 0 14 0 0
A (2 seasons) Minors 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (1 season) Minors 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 97 79 71 3 11 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 16 .155 .167 .169 .336 12 0 7 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1976 20 Eugene NORW A- CIN P 13 14 5 8 1 0 .929 1.00
1977 21 Tampa FLOR A CIN P 23 52 11 38 3 3 .942 2.13
1978 22 Nashville SOUL AA CIN P 28 41 11 25 5 1 .878 1.29
1979 23 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN P 24 37 11 26 0 2 1.000 1.54
1980 24 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN P 25 23 5 16 2 0 .913 0.84
1980 24 CIN NL MLB CIN P 5 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1981 25 Iowa AA AAA CHC P 23 39 7 28 4 2 .897 1.52
1981 25 CHC NL MLB CHC P 10 22.0 11 2 9 0 1 1.000 4.50 1.10
1982 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHC-NYY P 25 42 12 25 5 0 .881 1.48
1982 26 Iowa AA AAA CHC P 20 35 9 22 4 0 .886 1.55
1982 26 Columbus IL AAA NYY P 5 7 3 3 1 0 .857 1.20
1982 26 NYY AL MLB NYY P 6 28.0 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 1.29 0.67
1983 27 NYY AL MLB NYY P 19 82.0 18 7 10 1 0 .944 1.87 0.89
1984 28 NYY AL MLB NYY P 61 104.0 28 11 16 1 3 .964 2.34 0.44
1985 29 OAK AL MLB OAK P 63 98.0 16 1 15 0 1 1.000 1.47 0.25
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1986 30 Modesto CALL A OAK P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1986 30 OAK AL MLB OAK P 38 53.0 8 2 6 0 0 1.000 1.36 0.21
1987 31 OAK AL MLB OAK P 36 44.0 8 3 4 1 0 .875 1.43 0.19
1988 32 LAD NL MLB LAD P 50 65.0 14 7 6 1 0 .929 1.80 0.26
1989 33 LAD NL MLB LAD P 56 80.0 16 5 10 1 2 .938 1.69 0.27
1990 34 LAD NL MLB LAD P 45 66.0 11 3 8 0 0 1.000 1.50 0.24
1991 35 LAD NL MLB LAD P 44 51.0 12 5 6 1 1 .917 1.94 0.25
1992 36 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+ LAD P 9 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.33
1992 36 Vero Beach FLOR A+ LAD P 5 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.40
1992 36 Bakersfield CALL A+ LAD P 4 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
1992 36 LAD NL MLB LAD P 41 47.0 13 6 7 0 0 1.000 2.49 0.32
1993 37 ATL NL MLB ATL P 54 58.0 11 4 7 0 0 1.000 1.71 0.20
1994 38 TEX AL MLB TEX P 40 43.0 13 5 6 2 1 .846 2.30 0.28
MLB (15 seasons) MLB P 568 844.0 183 63 112 8 9 .956 1.87 0.31
Minors (9 seasons) Minors P 172 251 63 168 20 8 .920 1.34
All Levels (19 Seasons) P 740 844.0 434 126 280 28 17 .935 1.87 0.55
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1976 20 Eugene Emeralds Northwest League A-
1977 21 Tampa Tarpons Florida State League A
1978 22 Nashville Sounds Southern League AA
1979 23 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1980 24 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1980 24 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1980-08-10 1980-09-16
1981 25 Iowa Oaks American Association AAA
1981 25 Chicago Cubs National League MLB 1 1981-08-16 1981-10-03
1982 26 Iowa Cubs American Association AAA
1982 26 Columbus Clippers International League AAA
1982 26 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1982-09-03 1982-09-29
1983 27 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1983-04-06 1983-09-30
1984 28 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-25
1985 29 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1985-04-10 1985-10-05
1986 30 Modesto A's California League A
1986 30 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1986-04-09 1986-10-01
1987 31 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1987-04-09 1987-08-23
1988 32 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1988-04-10 1988-09-30
1989 33 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1989-04-09 1989-10-01
1990 34 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1990-04-15 1990-10-02
1991 35 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1991-04-11 1991-10-06
1992 36 Bakersfield Dodgers California League A+
1992 36 Vero Beach Dodgers Florida State League A+
1992 36 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1992-05-22 1992-10-03
1993 37 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1993-04-07 1993-10-02
1994 38 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1994-04-07 1994-08-08

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