J.P. Howell has dropped the appeal of his two-game suspension.
Major League Baseball has suspended J.P. Howell two games for his role during Tuesday's brawl with the Diamondbacks.
J.P. Howell's first season in Los Angeles is off to a strong start, as the left-hander has a 2.89 ERA through 19 appearances for the Dodgers.
Dodgers signed LHP J.P. Howell to a one-year, $2.85 million contract.
According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Dodgers and J.P. Howell have reached an agreement on a one-year, $2.85 million contract.
Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times reports that the Dodgers and J.P. Howell are closing in on a one-year deal.
According to Dan Kolko of MASN Sports, J.P. Howell is the Nationals' top target on the free agent market to fill their void for a left-handed reliever.
Bill Ladson of MLB.com hears that the Nationals, Phillies, Cubs, Mariners and Rangers have interest in J.P. Howell.
Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports that the Nationals have "checked in" on free agent left-hander J.P. Howell.
Free agent J.P. Howell would like to return to the Rays but indicated Saturday that there are "a handful" of teams that have shown interest in signing him.
J.P. Howell has been unscored upon over his last 20 innings.
J.P. Howell tossed a scoreless 12th inning on Monday to earn the win over the Mariners.
The Rays have agreed to a one-year, $1.35 million contract with left-hander J.P. Howell, avoiding salary arbitration.
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that J.P. Howell and Andy Sonnanstine are candidates to be non-tendered by the Rays.