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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Jay Canfield Howell
Stat Years
1976-1994  [mlb] 1980-1994
Height/Weight
6-3 / 220
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (702)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
1955-11-26 in Miami, Florida   [64.060]
Death
High School
Fairview (Boulder,CO)
Colleges
University of Colorado (Boulder, Colorado)
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #31 (#668 overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1980-08-10 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.258)
Service Time
Organizations
LAN [5] CIN [4] OAK [3] NYA [3] CHN [2] ATL [1] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13051 ... retro id: howej001 ... mlbam id: 116226
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1976EugeneNwstA-----201---542.9613125201173.0653024034790001.368.010.004.199.743.702.32.556
    1976Minor Totals: byYearA-----201---542.9613125201173.0653024034790001.368.010.004.199.743.702.32.556
    1977Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-212---7132.962322101010158.01416052252994101.228.030.112.965.643.421.90.350
    1977Minor Totals: CINbyYearA+----211---7132.962322101010158.01416052252994101.228.030.112.965.643.421.90.350
    1978Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-223---9143.09282561031166.0134705710551736041.147.270.542.989.383.803.15.391
    1978Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA----221---9143.09282561031166.0134705710551736041.147.270.542.989.383.803.15.391
    1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-234---10105.13242322010128.01218273684798111.608.510.425.915.555.770.94.500
    1979Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----231---10105.13242322010128.01218273684798111.608.510.425.915.555.770.94.500
    1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-245---5115.0525171008198.0957055571739031.698.720.466.526.706.431.03.313
    1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0013.5050001503.18550010012.4021.600.000.002.7013.500.00.000
    1980Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----241---5115.0525171008198.0957055571739031.698.720.466.526.706.431.03.313
    1980MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0014.5250001503.38550010012.5823.230.000.002.9014.522.00.000
    1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-256---5103.75232220010144.014174601262904601.418.810.753.885.634.631.45.333
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn45256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf204.841020018022.1231312310100021.489.271.214.034.035.241.001.000
    1981Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----251---5103.75232220010144.014174601262904601.418.810.753.885.634.631.45.333
    1981MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf204.891020018022.3231312310100021.499.371.224.074.075.291.001.000
    1982Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-267---1342.36202052000141.110245379481393021.066.500.573.068.852.872.90.765
    1982Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-267---212.41552100037.1181310119331010.994.340.244.587.963.131.74.667
    1982New York YankeesALMLBnya53267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf237.71660000028.0422524113211001.9613.500.324.186.758.041.62.400
    1982Minor Totals: CHN-NYAbyYearAAA----262---1552.37252573000178.7120584710671724031.056.060.513.388.692.932.57.750
    1982MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf237.71660000028.0422524113211001.9613.500.324.186.758.041.62.400
    1983New York YankeesALMLBnya53278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf155.3819122037082.0895349735612131.519.770.773.846.705.821.74.167
    1983MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf155.3819122037082.0895349735612131.519.770.773.846.705.821.74.167
    1984New York YankeesALMLBnya50289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf942.696110023607103.28633315341094001.167.470.432.959.462.863.21.692
    1984MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf942.706110023607103.78633315341094001.167.500.442.979.512.883.21.692
    1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak302910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf982.856300058632998.0983231531684111.329.000.462.856.242.942.19.529
    1985MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf982.856300058632998.0983231531684111.329.000.462.856.242.942.19.529
    1986Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-3011---0013.5022000002.05331110003.0022.504.504.504.5013.501.00.000
    1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak303011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf363.383800033381653.1532320323424011.438.940.513.887.093.881.83.333
    1986Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA+----301---0013.5022000002.05331110003.0022.504.504.504.5013.501.00.000
    1986MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf363.393800033381653.3532320323424011.438.980.513.907.123.901.83.333
    1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak303112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf345.893600027361644.1483029621354011.569.741.224.267.116.091.67.429
    1987MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf345.923600027361644.3483029621354011.569.801.224.297.146.121.67.429
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan503213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf532.085000038502165.0441615121702211.006.090.142.919.692.223.33.625
    1988MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf532.085000038502165.0441615121702211.006.090.142.919.692.223.33.625
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan503314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf531.585600041562879.2601514322551001.036.780.342.496.211.692.50.625
    1989MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf531.595600041562879.7601514322551001.046.820.342.506.251.702.50.625
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan503415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf552.184500035451666.0591716520594161.208.050.682.738.052.322.95.500
    1990MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf552.184500035451666.0591716520594161.208.050.682.738.052.322.95.500
    1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan503516Log - Sp - Ext - Perf653.184400035441651.0391918311400010.986.880.531.947.063.353.64.545
    1991MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf653.184400035441651.0391918311400010.986.880.531.947.063.353.64.545
    1992Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-3617---008.1050000506.29662340011.8012.152.704.055.408.101.33.000
    1992Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-3617---016.0044000006.08441180001.5012.001.501.5012.006.008.00.000
    1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan503617Log - Sp - Ext - Perf131.54410002641446.24198218363111.267.910.393.476.941.742.00.250
    1992Minor Totals: LANbyYearA+----362---017.38940005012.717101034120011.7212.542.212.958.857.383.00.000
    1992MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf131.56410002641446.74198218363111.287.990.393.517.011.752.00.250
    1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl523718Log - Sp - Ext - Perf332.31540002254058.1481615316370201.107.410.462.475.712.472.31.500
    1993MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf332.32540002254058.3481615316370201.107.440.462.485.732.482.31.500
    1994Texas RangersALMLBtex523819Log - Sp - Ext - Perf415.44400001740243.04429261016222011.409.212.093.354.606.071.38.800
    1994MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf415.44400001740243.04429261016222011.409.212.093.354.606.071.38.800
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)58533.345682120360547155844.778233531357291666318191.278.340.613.107.103.572.29.523
    National League Totals (8 yrs)27222.3630520019930385392.332211010320118308106121.127.390.462.717.072.522.61.551
    American League Totals (7 yrs)31314.18263192016124470452.34602252103717335821271.409.160.743.447.134.482.07.500
    Minor League Totals56683.571721523390203960.383945738149430778358121.327.860.464.037.294.281.81.452
    Minor: A- Totals542.9613125201173.0653024034790001.368.010.004.199.743.702.32.556
    Minor: A+ Totals7143.403428101060172.716373656571124111.288.520.312.985.853.821.96.333
    Minor: AA Totals9143.09282561031166.0134705710551736041.147.270.542.989.383.803.15.391
    Minor: AAA Totals35363.8697871250101548.74772842353328441425771.397.830.544.666.804.661.46.493
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (5 yrs)22192.0723600017523685308.32437671149226010491.097.100.412.697.592.222.83.537
    Oakland Athletics Totals (3 yrs)15183.6913700011813761195.71998580147514512131.409.180.653.466.693.921.93.455
    New York Yankees Totals (3 yrs)12124.3986192026677213.721711110413821917131.409.160.553.468.064.692.33.500
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)332.32540002254058.3481615316370201.107.440.462.485.732.482.31.500
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)415.44400001740243.04429261016222011.409.212.093.354.606.071.38.800
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)204.891020018022.3231312310100021.499.371.224.074.075.291.001.000
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)0014.5250001503.38550010012.5823.230.000.002.9014.522.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-21p---1241000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1978Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-22p---228331400010001105000.121.121.121.2423840.000.000.1820.0028.950.000.00.000.0
    1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-23p---32442290003001803000.214.233.214.4474690.024.000.2652.1717.398.000.00.000.0
    1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-24p---42527121000000704000.074.074.111.1853131.037.037.1000.0022.580.000.00.0050.0
    1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-25p---5232000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4525pL-S-E-P5102200000001002000.000.333.000.333500.500.000.00020.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5032pL-S-E-P6502000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5033pL-S-E-P7563000000000000000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5034pL-S-E-P8452000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)1619200000001102000.000.100.000.1001200.111.000.0008.338.331.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (4 yrs)1619200000001102000.000.100.000.1001200.111.000.0008.338.331.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals124105415100400127012000.143.151.152.303118161.019.009.1920.8522.8827.000.00.006.7
    Minor: A+ Totals241000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals28331400010001105000.121.121.121.2423840.000.000.1820.0028.950.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals727131110030011607000.155.167.169.33679121.028.014.2001.2720.2516.000.00.009.1
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (3 yrs)1517000000000100000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)102200000001002000.000.333.000.333500.500.000.00020.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Nashville SoundsSouAA22P2800.01125514136.8781.300.0019.9100.03
    1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA23P2400.011260237371.0001.500.0017.6100.07
    1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA24P2500.0516202321.9130.800.0018.5100.06
    1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24P503.1000000.0000.000.003.1100.013
    1981Iowa OaksAmerAAA25P2300.0728423935.8971.500.0017.0100.07
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLB25P10022.1290111111.0001.100.509.7100.015
    1982Iowa CubsAmerAAA26P2000.0922403531.8861.600.0014.8100.08
    1982Columbus ClippersILAAA26P500.0331076.8571.200.003.6100.013
    1982New York YankeesALMLB26P6028.02200441.0000.700.143.7100.013
    1983New York YankeesALMLB27P19082.0710101817.9440.900.2111.7100.08
    1984New York YankeesALMLB28P610103.21116132827.9640.400.2637.7100.02
    1985Oakland AthleticsALMLB29P63098.01150116161.0000.300.1638.9100.01
    1986Oakland AthleticsALMLB30P38053.12600881.0000.200.1523.5100.04
    1987Oakland AthleticsALMLB31P36044.1341087.8750.200.1622.2100.05
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB32P50065.076101413.9290.300.2031.1100.03
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB33P56079.2510121615.9380.300.1935.0100.01
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB34P45066.0380011111.0000.200.1727.8100.03
    1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB35P44051.056111211.9170.300.2227.2100.05
    1992Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+36P500.01100221.0000.400.007.5100.015
    1992Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+36P400.00100111.0000.300.002.9100.020
    1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB36P41046.2670013131.0000.300.2825.3100.06
    1993Atlanta BravesNLMLB37P54058.1470011111.0000.200.1933.3100.03
    1994Texas RangersALMLB38P40043.056211311.8460.300.2635.1100.05
    MLB Totals - (P)56808426311289183175.9560.300.210.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)97003595114141130.9221.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)28001125514136.8781.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)9001200331.0000.300.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978Minor28----------
    1979Minor24----------
    1980MLB5----------
    1980Minor25----------
    1981MLB10----------
    1981Minor23----------
    1982MLB6----------
    1982Minor25----------
    1983MLB19----------
    1984MLB61----------
    1985MLB63----------
    1986MLB38----------
    1987MLB36----------
    1988MLB50----------
    1989MLB56----------
    1990MLB45----------
    1991MLB44----------
    1992MLB41----------
    1992Minor9----------
    1993MLB54----------
    1994MLB40----------
    Totals702----------