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  1. Clayton Kershaw OK after chipped tooth, but Dodgers fall, 3-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Los Angeles Times

    ... a nice ovation -- to get in a little additional work. The battle for the bullpen continued hot after he left -- J.P. Howell, Adam Liberatore and David Aardsma all throwing a scoreless inning. Liberatore, a left-hander acquired in the trade that ...


  2. Joel Peralta set to make Dodgers spring debut vs. RedsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | True Blue LA

    ... to return to the mound this weekend. Mike Adams is slated to make his Dodgers spring debut on Saturday, and J.P. Howell is recovered enough from his groin tightness to pitch on Saturday as well. Starting for the Dodgers on Friday night is Brandon ...


  3. Jonny Venters: A Name To File Away for Future Rays BullpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Rayhawk Review

    ... out and provide length, but is it so difficult to imagine him coming back as an effective lefty specialist? J.P. Howell transitioned from late-inning arm to that LOOGY role after shoulder surgery and Venters will hope to do the same. What is the ...


  4. J.P. Howell Sidelined with Groin TightnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Lasorda's Lair

    Oct 2, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher J.P. Howell speaks to the media during workouts on the day before game one of the 2014 NLDS against the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodgers Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Spring Training often includes a lot of minor injuries and typical soreness for players after coming back from the long offseason, yet some rustiness is a bit more concerning.


  5. J.P. Howell has rough opening to his Dodgers' closing bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Los Angeles Times

    ... universe, or at least in the part that orbits around the Dodgers. ( Steve Dilbeck ) One candidate is left-hander J.P. Howell, who saved 17 games in 2009 for the Tampa Bay Rays when Andrew Friedman was their general manager. But in the Dodgers' 7-4, ...


  6. Success builds Boxberger's confidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... learning yourself. I guess he did it last year." He set a team bullpen record with 104 strikeouts - 12 more than J.P. Howell's mark in 2008. No right-handed reliever in AL history has struck out a higher percentage of batters (42.1), and only two ...


  7. Peralta could miss start of seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Los Angeles Dodgers

    ... the season on the disabled list. Peralta was added along with Chris Hatcher and Juan Nicasio to join main lefty J.P. Howell in building a bridge to closer Kenley Jansen , who has since had foot surgery and will miss one to two months of the season. ...


  8. FantasyAlarm.com: NL closer battles to watch this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Sporting News

    ... the first one the Dodgers turn to, provided he's pitching with some respectability this spring. They also have J.P. Howell and Joel Peralta who each filled in as a closer while with the Rays, as well as Sergio Santos , who handled the work for the ...


  9. Van Slyke to RaysRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | DRays Bay

    With the news of Kenley Jansen being sidelined for 8-12 weeks after having foot surgery earlier this week, the Los Angeles Dodgers have suddenly found themselves in need of more bullpen help. The Dodgers have already had a large makeover of their bullpen this offseason with the addition of Joel Peralta , Chris Hatcher , Adam Liberatore , Juan Nicasio , as well as non-roster invitees Sergio Santos and David Aardsma.


  10. Dodgers spring training notes Day 2: Bullpen sessions, pace of play, pranksRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | True Blue LA

    ... to camp a little later in the afternoon, after several of his cohorts had left, including former Rays teammate J.P. Howell . a When Howell entered the dugout on Friday, he noticed his locker was completely empty, then laughed as he saw all of its ...


  11. Dodgers have options to replace Kenley Jansen at closerRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | True Blue LA

    ... a prominent requirement for the temporary fill-in role. The Dodgers could play matchups, with southpaw J.P. Howell pitching ninth innings when a few left-handed batters are due. The other in-house options range from the relatively inexperienced in ...


  12. Dodgers' Kenley Jansen out up to three months following foot surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... until the middle of May. There is no obvious in-house reliever to replace him as closer. Candidates include J.P. Howell, Joel Peralta and Chris Hatcher. The Dodgers reliever with the most experience as a closer is Brandon League. The Dodgers ...


  13. Dodgers are counting on new relieving corps to cut down on walksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... , Daniel Coulombe and non-roster pitcher David Huff to be the second left-hander in the bullpen alongside J.P. Howell. That would present Manager Don Mattingly with options he didn't have for most of last season, when Howell was the only left-hander ...


  14. Groundhog Day: Howell laments World Series lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Tampa Bay Devil Rays

    J.P. Howell has done plenty of good work during his nine-year Major League career, but on Groundhog Day, the former Rays reliever laments about the 2008 World Series and what he'd like to do differently if given the chance for a do-over. Howell had a tremendous season for Tampa Bay in 2008, his first as a full-time reliever, when he went 6-1 with a 2.22 ERA in 64 appearances.


  15. RCG Mailbag: What Is Going on With Jeff Niemann?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Rayhawk Review

    ... able to come back from it yet. Will Jeff Niemann ever return? For encouragement, he can look at the journeys of J.P. Howell and Scott Kazmir . Howell also underwent shoulder surgeryin his case, in May of 2010and has since returned to being an ...


  16. Dodgers Bullpen Will Be Shaken UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Lasorda's Lair

    ... bullpen is going to continue to look different. At least I hope so because Kenley Jansen Joel Peralta and J.P. Howell anchoring the back end of your bullpen isn't going to be good enough if the team wants to go deep into October next season. This is ...


  17. Dodgers Bullpen: A Look At The NRI OptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Lasorda's Lair

    ... And he throws left handed. That's the main thing. Take a look at the depth the Dodgers have right now. It's J.P. Howell who was worn out at the end of last season and a shoulder surgery on his resume, Paco Rodriguez who was hurt for much of last ...


  18. Daily Dodger in Review: J.P. Howell, the one reliable middle relieverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    Final 2014 stats: 2.39 earned-run average and 3-3 in 68 games, with a 1.14 WHIP, .183 batting average, team-high 27 holds and 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings. Contract status: Second of two-year deal at $4 million; third-year option at $6.25 million with $250,000 buyout that becomes player option with 65 appearances, or 120 total appearances for 2014-15.


  19. Does It Make Any Sense for the Rays To Trade Ben Zobrist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Rayhawk Review

    ... Friedman joined the Los Angeles Dodgers, there were some familiar faces there to greet him. Carl Crawford and J.P. Howell are former Tampa Bay Rays that will be contributors for the Dodgers next season, and ex-Rays executive Gerry Hunsicker will be ...


  20. Dave Dombrowski Not Alone in Bullpen MistakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Motor City Bengals

    Aug 6, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Grant Balfour pitches the ball against the Oakland Athletics during the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum. The Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Oakland Athletics 7-3.