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Current Status
Free Agent since 2017-08-21 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
James Phillip Howell
Stat Years
2002-2018  [mlb] 2005-2017
Height/Weight
6-0 / 180
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (627)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Jesuit (Carmichael,CA)
Colleges
USC (Los Angeles, California), University of Texas (Austin, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #1 (#31 overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Chet Sergo
MLB Debut
2005-06-11 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.047)
Service Time
10.007 (2016)
Organizations
TBA [6] LAN [4] KCA [3] TOR [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 30091 ... retro id: howej003 ... mlbam id: 434442
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2002USCPac10NCAA-1rpi 293319Fr---346.3214100004047.0503833435338001.819.570.776.706.327.280.94.429
    2003TexasBig12NCAA-1rpi 61720So---1022.52211910020114.197413234310511001.227.640.243.388.273.232.44.833
    2004TexasBig12NCAA-1rpi 21721JrDR:1-311522.13242041041135.190453275316612001.065.990.473.5211.042.993.13.882
    2004Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRkkca-211---312.77640002026.01698112389021.085.540.354.1513.153.123.17.750
    2004Minor Totals: KCAbyYearRk----211---312.77640002026.01698112389021.085.540.354.1513.153.123.17.750
    2005High Desert MavericksCalifA+kca-222---311.96880000046.0331610224485131.246.460.394.709.393.132.00.750
    2005Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-222---202.50330000018.0125525232010.946.001.002.5011.502.504.601.000
    2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-222---314.06770000037.2401917119293011.579.560.244.546.934.541.53.750
    2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca53222Log - Sp - Ext - Perf356.1915150000072.2735550939547061.549.041.114.836.696.811.38.375
    2005Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA/AAA/A+----223---822.85181800000101.785403254810010151.317.560.444.278.893.562.08.800
    2005MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf356.2315150000072.7735550939547061.559.101.124.866.736.861.38.375
    2006Durham BullsILAAAtba-233---532.6210100000055.0531816215490001.248.670.332.458.022.953.27.625
    2006Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-233---324.75880000036.0391919314333001.479.750.753.508.254.752.36.600
    2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba39233Log - Sp - Ext - Perf135.10880000042.1522524414331001.5611.060.852.987.025.312.36.250
    2006Minor Totals: KCA-TBAbyYearAAA----232---853.4618180000091.0923735529823001.339.100.492.878.113.662.83.615
    2006MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf135.13880000042.3522524414331001.5711.120.862.997.055.342.36.250
    2007Durham BullsILAAAtba22244---783.38212110000128.0110634816341457101.137.731.132.3910.204.434.26.467
    2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba39244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf167.5910100000051.0694543821493031.7612.181.413.718.657.942.33.143
    2007Minor Totals: TBAbyYearAAA----241---783.38212110000128.0110634816341457101.137.731.132.3910.204.434.26.467
    2007MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf167.5910100000051.0694543821493031.7612.181.413.718.657.942.33.143
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba39255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf612.2264000964389.1622922639925041.136.250.603.939.272.922.36.857
    2008MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf612.2264000964389.3622922639925041.136.260.613.949.292.932.36.857
    2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba39266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf752.836900041691766.2472221733793131.206.340.944.4510.662.972.39.583
    2009MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf752.856900041691766.7472221733793101.216.390.954.4910.742.992.39.583
    2011Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba-287---012.7033000003.13110140001.208.100.002.7010.802.704.00.000
    2011Durham BullsILAAAtba-287---000.0040000403.25400151001.6412.270.002.4512.279.825.00.000
    2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba74287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf236.1646000546130.2302421518262221.578.801.475.287.637.041.44.400
    2011Minor Totals: TBAbyYearA+/AAA----282---011.2973000407.08510291001.4310.290.002.5711.576.434.50.000
    2011MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf236.2646000546130.7302421518262221.598.941.495.367.757.151.44.400
    2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba39298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.04550001055050.1391717722421041.216.971.253.937.513.041.911.000
    2012MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.05550001055050.3391717722421041.227.011.263.957.543.051.911.000
    2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan56309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf412.0367000667062.0421414223543011.056.100.293.347.842.032.35.800
    2013MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf412.0367000667062.0421414223543011.056.100.293.347.842.032.35.800
    2014Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan563110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf332.3968000868049.0311413225483011.145.690.374.598.822.571.92.500
    2014MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf332.3968000868049.0311413225483011.145.690.374.598.822.571.92.500
    2015Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan563211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf611.43650001865144.04797314393121.399.610.612.867.981.842.79.857
    2015MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf611.43650001865144.04797314393121.399.610.612.867.981.842.79.857
    2016Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan563312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.09640001164050.2562323415443031.409.950.712.667.824.092.93.500
    2016MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.12640001164050.7562323415443031.4110.040.722.697.894.122.93.500
    2017Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor223413---000.0022000002.01000050000.504.500.000.0022.500.000.00.000
    2017Buffalo BisonsILAAAtor243413---016.4380002807.09651360021.7111.571.293.867.717.712.00.000
    2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor563413Log - Sp - Ext - Perf117.3616000616011.013992761001.8210.641.645.734.917.360.86.500
    2017Minor Totals: TORbyYearA+/AAA----342---015.00102002809.0106513110021.4410.001.003.0011.006.003.67.000
    2017MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf117.3616000616011.013992761001.8210.641.645.734.917.360.86.500
    2018San Rafael PacificsPacAssocIndy------3514---013.60330000010.0104415140001.509.000.904.5012.603.602.80.000
    2018Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----351---013.60330000010.0104415140001.509.000.904.5012.603.602.80.000
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)36303.84547330011451422619.756128626459270566354261.348.150.863.928.234.162.10.545
    American League Totals (8 yrs)22244.5028333007125021414.038522620748193381233191.408.371.044.208.284.911.97.478
    National League Totals (4 yrs)1462.50264000432641205.71766057117718512171.237.720.483.388.112.632.40.700
    Minor League Totals26183.218066102140362.73211601292812838530291.247.980.703.189.573.983.01.591
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals2882.955949510101296.7237124971413130431001.247.200.433.989.243.772.32.778
    Minor: Indy Totals013.60330000010.0104415140001.509.000.904.5012.603.602.80.000
    Minor: Rk Totals312.77640002026.01698112389021.085.540.354.1513.153.123.17.750
    Minor: A+ Totals321.9413130000051.3371711225575131.216.520.354.4010.042.992.28.600
    Minor: AA Totals202.50330000018.0125525232010.946.001.002.5011.502.504.601.000
    Minor: AAA Totals18153.545846102120267.3256129105238626714131.288.630.772.909.004.353.10.545
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (4 yrs)1462.50264000432641205.71766057117718512171.237.720.483.388.112.632.40.700
    Tampa Bay Rays Totals (4 yrs)1693.082340006523421237.0178928125112239113101.226.760.954.259.083.492.13.640
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays Totals (2 yrs)296.4818180000093.312170671235824031.6811.701.163.387.936.772.34.182
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)117.3616000616011.013992761001.8210.641.645.734.917.360.86.500
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)356.2315150000072.7735550939547061.559.101.124.866.736.861.38.375
    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%
    2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca5322pL-S-E-P1153000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3924pL-S-E-P226120001000200000.333.333.333.666620.000.000.5000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3925pL-S-E-P351000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5630pL-S-E-P4671000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2016Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5633pL-S-E-P5612000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor5634pL-S-E-P620000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)15213120001000700000.154.154.154.3081320.000.000.3330.0053.850.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)1283000000000300000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (4 yrs)2410120001000400000.200.200.200.4001020.000.000.3330.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (2 yrs)1283000000000300000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)153000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Tampa Bay Rays Totals (1 yrs)51000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays Totals (1 yrs)26120001000200000.333.333.333.666620.000.000.5000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)20000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    2004Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRk21P600.01500661.0001.000.007.9100.016
    2005High Desert MavericksCalifA+22P800.0480012121.0001.500.005.7100.016
    2005Wichita WranglersTexAA22P300.00200221.0000.700.002.1100.021
    2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA22P700.02600881.0001.100.004.9100.021
    2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLB22P151572.2280010101.0000.700.149.3100.014
    2006Durham BullsILAAA23P1000.04120116161.0001.600.007.0100.018
    2006Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA23P800.04400881.0001.000.005.6100.022
    2006Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB23P8842.1470311111.0001.400.264.9100.019
    2007Durham BullsILAAA24P2100.0625123231.9691.500.0014.7100.010
    2007Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB24P101051.07100117171.0001.700.336.2100.020
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLB25P64089.079101716.9410.300.1839.5100.03
    2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLB26P69066.2380011111.0000.200.1742.6100.02
    2011Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+28P300.00200221.0000.700.002.2100.020
    2011Durham BullsILAAA28P400.00200221.0000.500.002.8100.024
    2011Tampa BayALMLB28p46030.22301551.0000.100.1728.4100.05
    2012Tampa BayALMLB29P55050.1280010101.0000.200.2034.0100.05
    2013LA DodgersNLMLB30P67062.06100116161.0000.200.2641.4100.04
    2014LA DodgersNLMLB31P68049.05150120201.0000.300.4142.0100.01
    2015LA DodgersNLMLB32P65044.07110218181.0000.300.4140.1100.01
    2016LA DodgersNLMLB33P64050.21800991.0000.100.1839.5100.04
    2017Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+34P200.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.026
    2017Buffalo BisonsILAAA34P800.01000111.0000.100.005.7100.017
    2017TorontoALMLB34P16011.01100221.0000.100.189.9100.016
    MLB Totals - (P)54733617479819146145.9930.300.240.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)58001749136766.9851.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)3000200221.0000.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)13004100014141.0001.100.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)6001500661.0001.000.000.00.00
    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
    2004Minor6----------
    2005MLB15----------
    2005Minor18----------
    2006MLB8----------
    2006Minor18----------
    2007MLB10----------
    2007Minor21----------
    2008MLB64----------
    2009MLB69----------
    2011MLB46----------
    2011Minor7----------
    2012MLB55----------
    2013MLB67----------
    2014MLB68----------
    2015MLB65----------
    2016MLB64----------
    2017MLB16----------
    2017Minor10----------
    Totals627----------