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J.P Howell

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Upton Homers, Howell Makes “Play of the Year” As Rays Win Fifth Straight

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays kept their wild card hopes alive with the help of J.P. Howell’s dog Rosie. The Rays relief pitcher gave credit to his Portuguese water dog Sunday […]

CBS Tampa–09/23/2012

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Kyle Farnsworth May Miss Opening Day

The Rays received some bad news Tuesday when they found out closer Kyle Farnsworth has been experiencing elbow soreness in his pitching arm. His status for Opening Day is uncertain as of now. The Rays […]

CBS Sports Radio 1010–04/03/2012

J.P. Howell #39 of the Tampa Bay Rays (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Howell, Rays Avoid Arbitration With 1-Year Deal

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — J.P. Howell has agreed to a $1.35 million, one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays, avoiding arbitration.

CBS Tampa–01/17/2012

Texas Rangers v Tampa Bay Rays - Game 3

Rays Face Elimination, Rangers Shoot for ALDS Crown

ST. PETERSBURG (CBS) After a 4-3 loss Monday night, the Rays find themselves facing elimination in game four of the American League Division Series. Today’s game at Tropicana Field is a must win for Tampa […]

CBS Sports Radio 1010–10/04/2011