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Jay HowellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1994 MLB Years: 1980-1994
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsP-702Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJay Canfield Howell
Height6-3Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 26,1955 [62.354]PlaceMiami,Florida
High SchoolFairview (Boulder,CO)
CollegeUniversity of Colorado (Boulder,CO)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 31st round (668th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 12th round (286th overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutAugust 10,1980 [24.258]
OrganizationsCIN [5] LAN [5] NYA [3] OAK [3] CHN [2] ATL [1] TEX [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID13051Retrosheet IDhowej001MLBAM ID116226
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts70Walks55Hittable64SO/BB67vsPower64Hitting5Durability66Team.491Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1976ColoradoCollegeNCAAJrST201042.4115141830089.2663324028890001.056.62--2.818.933.18.714-
1976nullA---ST20542.9613121520173.0653024034790001.368.01--4.199.742.32.556-
1977Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-ST217132.962322110100158.01416052252994101.228.030.112.965.641.90.350-
1978Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-ST229143.09282536101166.0134705710551736001.147.270.542.989.383.15.391-
1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-ST2310105.13242312200128.01218273684798101.608.510.425.915.550.94.500-
1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-S/R245115.0525178100198.0957055571739001.698.720.466.526.701.03.313-
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43Rel240013.5050500103.08550010002.4021.60----2.700.00-2.15
1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-ST255103.75232212000144.014174601262904601.418.810.753.885.631.45.333-
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn45Rel25204.841028001022.0231312310100001.489.271.214.034.031.001.0004.79
1982Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ST261342.36202005200141.010245379481393001.066.500.573.068.852.90.765-
1982Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST26212.41550210037.0181310119331000.994.340.244.587.961.74.667-
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01552.37252507300178.2120584710671724001.056.040.503.388.662.57.750-
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya53ST26237.71660000028.0422524113211001.9613.500.324.186.751.62.4003.07
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya53S/R27155.3819127203082.0895349735612101.519.770.773.846.701.74.1673.66
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya50Rel28942.696116000237103.28633315341094001.167.470.432.959.463.21.6922.28
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30CL29982.856306300582998.0983231531684101.329.000.462.856.242.19.5292.91
1986Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-ST300013.5022000002.05331110003.0022.504.504.504.501.00--
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30R/CL30363.383803800331653.0532320323424001.438.940.513.887.091.83.3333.22
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30R/CL31345.893603600271644.0483029621354001.569.741.224.267.111.67.4294.47
1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan50R/CL32532.085005000382165.0441615121702201.006.090.142.919.693.33.6251.78
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan50CL33531.585605600412879.2601514322551001.036.780.342.496.212.50.6252.70
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan50R/CL34552.184504500351666.0591716520594101.208.050.682.738.052.95.5002.91
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan50R/CL35653.184404400351651.0391918311400000.986.880.531.947.063.64.5452.70
1992Vero Beach DodgersFSLA+lan-Rel36008.1050500006.29662340001.8012.152.704.055.401.33--
1992Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-ST36016.0044000006.08441180001.5012.001.501.5012.008.00.000-
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0017.11945000012.217101034120001.6612.082.132.848.533.00.000-
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan50Rel36131.54410410026446.24198218363101.267.910.393.476.942.00.2502.95
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl52Rel37332.31540540022058.0481615316370201.107.410.462.475.712.31.5003.21
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex52Rel38415.44400400017243.04429261016222001.409.212.093.354.601.38.8006.25
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter58533.345682154720360155842.27823353135729166631801.278.330.613.107.102.29.5230.33
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter56683.571721522033903959.08394573814943077835801.327.860.464.037.291.81.452-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter35363.8597871012501548.24772842353328441425701.397.820.544.666.791.46.493-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9143.09282536101166.0134705710551736001.147.270.542.989.383.15.391-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7143.393428610100172.216373656571124101.278.500.312.975.841.96.333-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter542.9613121520173.0653024034790001.368.01--4.199.742.32.556-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1042.4115141830089.2663324028890001.056.62--2.818.933.18.714-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter22192.0723602360017585307.02437671149226010401.097.090.412.697.592.83.537-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15183.6813701370011861195.21998580147514512101.409.150.643.456.671.93.455-
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12124.3886196720267213.221711110413821917101.409.140.553.458.052.33.500-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter332.31540540022058.0481615316370201.107.410.462.475.712.31.500-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter415.44400400017243.04429261016222001.409.212.093.354.601.38.800-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter204.841028001022.0231312310100001.489.271.214.034.031.001.000-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0013.5050500103.08550010002.4021.60----2.700.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15143.341485143109440220.0204878215761738201.278.330.613.107.102.29.5170.33
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13163.57393548201220.01921058711991788201.327.860.464.037.291.81.448-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-21241000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1978Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-p2228331400010001105000.121.121.121.2424038.182.000.000.1110.0028.950.000.000.000.00
1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-p232442290003001803000.214.233.214.4479046.265.000.024.2062.1717.398.000.000.000.00
1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-p242527121000000704000.074.074.111.1853131.100.037.037.0820.0022.580.000.000.0050.00
1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-p25232000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn45p25102200000001002000.000.333.000.333005.000.000.500.23520.000.000.000.000.000.00
1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan50p32502000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan50p33563000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan50p34452000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1619200000001102000.000.100.000.1000012.000.000.111.0008.338.331.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter124105415100400127012000.143.151.152.303161118.192.009.019.0000.8522.8827.000.000.006.67
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter727131110030011607000.155.167.169.33612179.200.014.028.0001.2720.2516.000.000.009.09
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter28331400010001105000.121.121.121.2424038.182.000.000.0000.0028.950.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter241000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1517000000000100000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102200000001002000.000.333.000.333005.000.000.500.00020.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1629200000001102000.000.100.000.1000012.000.000.111.0008.338.331.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162137520100500135016000.143.151.152.303211154.192.009.019.0000.8522.8827.000.000.006.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Nashville Sounds SouAAcin22P28--1125514136.8781.29------28100.019.9
1979Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin23P24--1126-237371.0001.54------24100.017.6
1980Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24P25--5162-2321.9130.84------25100.018.5
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24P5-3-------------5100.03.1
1981Iowa Oaks AmerAAAchn25P23--728423935.8971.52------23100.017.0
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P10-2229-111111.0001.100.50-----10100.09.7
1982Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26P20--9224-3531.8861.55------20100.014.8
1982Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26P5--331-76.8571.20------5100.03.6
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya26P6-2822--441.0000.670.14-----6100.03.7
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya27P19-827101-1817.9440.890.21-----19100.011.7
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya28P61-1031116132827.9640.440.26-----61100.037.7
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P63-98115-116161.0000.250.16-----63100.038.9
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30P38-5326--881.0000.210.15-----38100.023.5
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31P36-44341-87.8750.190.16-----36100.022.2
1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32P50-65761-1413.9290.260.20-----50100.031.1
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33P56-79510121615.9380.270.19-----56100.035.0
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34P45-6638--11111.0000.240.17-----45100.027.8
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35P44-5156111211.9170.250.22-----44100.027.2
1992Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan36P5--11--221.0000.40------5100.07.5
1992Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan36P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.9
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36P41-4667--13131.0000.320.28-----41100.025.3
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl37P54-5847--11111.0000.200.19-----54100.033.3
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex38P40-4356211311.8460.280.26-----40100.035.1
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P568-8416311289183175.9560.310.21-----5680.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P97--3595114141130.9221.34------970.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P28--1125514136.8781.29------280.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--12--331.0000.33------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Nashville Sounds SouAAcin2228----------
1979Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin2324----------
1980Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin2425----------
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin245----------
1981Iowa Oaks AmerAAAchn2523----------
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2510----------
1982Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn2620----------
1982Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya265----------
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya266----------
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya2719----------
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya2861----------
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2963----------
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3038----------
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3136----------
1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3250----------
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3356----------
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3445----------
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3544----------
1992Vero Beach Dodgers FSLA+lan365----------
1992Bakersfield Dodgers CalifA+lan364----------
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3641----------
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3754----------
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex3840----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1988Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB320127.002000.21221015.0013.500.0027.0013.500.500.00.000
1988Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB32013.372012.2311201.8210.120.003.376.752.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs0127.0020200000.7102021004.5013.500.0027.0013.500.500.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs013.3720200012.7301012001.5010.120.003.376.752.000.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1985AL Pitcher of the Month (June)1
1989National League Player of the Week (July 31-August 6)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-10-24Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-01-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1993-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-01-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1992-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-01-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1991-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-12-11TradeTraded by Athletics with Alfredo Griffin, Wally Whitehurst and Kevin Tapani to Dodgers for Matt Young and Bob Welch. 
1984-12-05TradeTraded by Yankees with Tim Birtsas, Eric Plunk, Jose Rijo and Stan Javier to Athletics for Bert Bradley, Rickey Henderson and Cash. 
1982-08-02TradeTraded by Cubs with Bill Caudill to Yankees for Pat Tabler. 
1980-10-17TradeTraded by Reds to Cubs for Mike O'Berry. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll29262,500-3531442370,78060,000262,500
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll30530,000-226968++386,34760,000792,500
1987Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll31530,000-2001472++344,90660,0001,322,500
1988Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll32595,000-1881274++392,10762,5001,917,500
1989Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll33925,000-1221085++429,80262,5002,842,500
1990Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll341,025,000-139881++515,727100,0003,867,500
1991Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll351,050,000-1991272++742,231100,0004,917,500
1992Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll362,575,000-95689++962,245109,0007,492,500
1993Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll371,000,000-2631471++968,431109,0008,492,500
1994Texas RangersTeam Payroll38805,000-2811169957,101109,0009,297,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red