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+ Free Agent Status: FA

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Biography Data
Positions: P-627
Proper Name: James Phillip Howell
Born: April 25, 1983 (34.273)
Place Modesto, California
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 180 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Jesuit (Carmichael,CA)
College: USC , University of Texas
Drafted: 2004 -- 1st round (31st overall) by Kansas City Royals (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 11,2005 (22.047)
Service Time:10.007 (2016)
TBC Player ID:30091
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2017-08-21 - Granted free agency More
Prospect Ranks:[2005]KCA #10
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3m) by Toronto Blue Jays (2017-02-07)
Organizations:KCA, TBA, LAN, TOR
Signed by:Chet Sergo
Pitch Repertoire Sinker (62.45%) -- Slider (25.27%) -- Changeup (9.14%) -- Fastball (3.14%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 94.2 - [2014] - 88.1 - [2013] - 87.59 - [2012] - 86.96

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2017MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2017-08-21RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2017-08-16Toronto Blue JaysRPDFAToronto Blue JaysMLBDesignated for Assignment---
    2017-07-30Toronto Blue JaysRPActive-MLBToronto Blue JaysMLBActivated from DL40man
    2017-07-06Toronto Blue JaysRPD10BuffaloAAAAssigned to Buffalo (AAA) for rehab40man
    2017-06-05Toronto Blue JaysRPD10Toronto Blue JaysMLBDL-10 Left shoulder tightness40man
    2017-04-25Toronto Blue JaysRPActive-MLBToronto Blue JaysMLBRecalled from Dunedin (A+)40man
    2017-04-20Toronto Blue JaysRPMinorsDunedinA+Assigned to Dunedin (A+)40man
    2017-04-09Toronto Blue JaysRPD10Toronto Blue JaysMLBDL-10 Left shoulder soreness40man
    2017-02-07Toronto Blue JaysRPActive-MLBToronto Blue JaysMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3m)40man
    2016-11-02RPFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2015-09-01Los Angeles DodgersRPActive-MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLBVesting option for 2016 triggered at $6.25m40man
    2013-12-24Los Angeles DodgersRPActive-MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLBSigned to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($11.5m) Option for 201640man
    2013-10-31RPFAMLBDeclared free agency---
    2013-06-17Los Angeles DodgersRPActive-MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLBReinstated from suspension40man
    2013-06-16Los Angeles DodgersRPZLos Angeles DodgersMLBStarted serving suspension40man
    2013-06-14Los Angeles DodgersRPActive-MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLBSuspended announced. 2 games for participation in a brawl40man
    2013-01-07Los Angeles DodgersRPActive-MLBLos Angeles DodgersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($2.85m) 40man
    2012-10-29-PFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-05-08Tampa Bay RaysRPActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Rays
    Granted free agency
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Kansas City Royals in 1st round (31st overall) of 2004 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Atlanta Braves in 2nd round (52nd overall) of 2001 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2017Toronto Blue Jays$ 3,000,0003311864$ 535,000$ 3,582,2712017-02-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3m)
    2016Los Angeles Dodgers$ 6,250,0001921479$ 507,500$ 3,498,245
    2015Los Angeles Dodgers$ 5,500,0002181676$ 507,500$ 3,571,283
    2014Los Angeles Dodgers$ 5,500,0001971479$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Los Angeles Dodgers$ 2,850,0003002367$ 490,000$ 3,021,5312013-12-24 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($11.5m) Option for 2016
    2013-01-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013-2013 ($2.85m)
    2012Tampa Bay Rays$ 1,350,0003821758$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Tampa Bay Rays$ 1,100,0004171054$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2009Tampa Bay Rays$ 433,7005552631$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Tampa Bay Rays$ 397,4006632727$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Tampa Bay Rays$ 380,000737400$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Tampa Bay Rays$ 327,000742450$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2005Kansas City Royals$ 300,000794440$ 300,000$ 2,189,055

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