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Career Summary
Years G IP W L SV ERA WARP
10 245 613.3 38 48 31 3.95 11.2
Birth Date11-28-1960
Height6' 3"
Weight200 lbs
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1984 LAN MLB 32 1 51.3 5 5 6 51 9 54 1 .258 93 8.9 1.6 0.2 9.5 53% .352 .233 1.17 1.53 3.33 56 2.72 1.3
1985 LAN MLB 56 0 86.0 4 7 12 66 35 85 8 .256 86 6.9 3.7 0.8 8.9 50% .254 .236 1.17 3.07 3.77 79 2.78 2.1
1986 LAN MLB 62 0 97.7 6 12 12 86 63 104 7 .261 94 7.9 5.8 0.6 9.6 52% .304 .272 1.53 3.57 3.87 87 2.98 2.3
1987 LAN MLB 40 2 55.0 3 4 1 54 29 60 7 .253 94 8.8 4.7 1.1 9.8 61% .329 .271 1.51 3.92 4.91 79 3.41 1.2
1988 LAN MLB 4 1 12.7 0 1 0 16 4 12 0 .244 103 11.4 2.8 0.0 8.5 49% .410 .251 1.58 1.76 6.39 91 3.56 0.2
1989 PHI MLB 33 32 204.0 12 12 0 155 86 164 11 .257 101 6.8 3.8 0.5 7.2 51% .255 .231 1.18 3.05 3.44 92 3.67 3.3
1990 PHI MLB 18 18 106.7 8 7 0 106 49 70 12 .261 100 8.9 4.1 1.0 5.9 55% .282 .277 1.45 4.42 4.64 102 4.57 0.8
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1982 VRO A+ 11 11 59.7 5 4 0 58 36 37 3 .000 8.7 5.4 0.5 5.6 0% .000 .000 1.57 3.98 4.22
1983 SAN AA 27 27 169.3 8 11 0 171 101 116 11 .000 9.1 5.4 0.6 6.2 0% .000 .000 1.61 4.71 4.41
1983 ABQ AAA 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 4 1 1 1 .000 12.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 0% .000 .000 1.67 8.35 9.00
1984 LAN MLB 32 1 51.3 5 5 6 51 9 54 1 .258 93 8.9 1.6 0.2 9.5 53% .352 .233 1.17 1.53 3.33
1984 ABQ AAA 18 9 72.3 8 2 2 79 37 58 10 .000 9.8 4.6 1.2 7.2 0% .000 .000 1.60 5.02 4.61
1985 LAN MLB 56 0 86.0 4 7 12 66 35 85 8 .256 86 6.9 3.7 0.8 8.9 50% .254 .236 1.17 3.07 3.77
1986 LAN MLB 62 0 97.7 6 12 12 86 63 104 7 .261 94 7.9 5.8 0.6 9.6 52% .304 .272 1.53 3.57 3.87
1987 LAN MLB 40 2 55.0 3 4 1 54 29 60 7 .253 94 8.8 4.7 1.1 9.8 61% .329 .271 1.51 3.92 4.91
1987 ABQ AAA 2 2 13.0 1 0 0 6 7 13 0 .000 4.2 4.8 0.0 9.0 0% .000 .000 1.00 2.73 0.00
1988 LAN MLB 4 1 12.7 0 1 0 16 4 12 0 .244 103 11.4 2.8 0.0 8.5 49% .410 .251 1.58 1.76 6.39
1988 BAK A+ 3 3 13.7 0 1 0 8 9 13 1 .000 5.3 5.9 0.7 8.5 0% .000 .000 1.24 4.11 1.31
1988 ABQ AAA 18 16 107.3 10 1 0 92 42 95 6 .000 7.7 3.5 0.5 8.0 0% .000 .000 1.25 3.69 3.27
1989 PHI MLB 33 32 204.0 12 12 0 155 86 164 11 .257 101 6.8 3.8 0.5 7.2 51% .255 .231 1.18 3.05 3.44
1990 PHI MLB 18 18 106.7 8 7 0 106 49 70 12 .261 100 8.9 4.1 1.0 5.9 55% .282 .277 1.45 4.42 4.64
1994 SBR A+ 11 8 47.0 1 4 0 55 20 43 7 .000 10.5 3.8 1.3 8.2 0% .000 .000 1.60 4.72 5.55

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1992-04-07 1992-10-05 60-DL 181 162 Left Shoulder Surgery 1992-04-01 -
1991-04-08 1991-10-07 60-DL 182 162 Left Shoulder Surgery Bone Spur 1991-03-08 -
1990-08-06 1990-10-04 60-DL 59 58 Left Shoulder Surgery 1990-08-13 -
1990-07-06 1990-07-31 15-DL 25 21 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -
1988-06-17 1988-07-09 22 21 - Not Disclosed - -
1988-04-04 1988-06-16 73 60 Left Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Bone Spur 1987-10-27 -
1987-10-27 1987-10-27 Off 0 0 Left Shoulder Surgery Bone Spur 1987-10-27 -

Compensation

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Details

2016 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/15/2015 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
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2016 Rest-of-Season Forecast

Last Update: 9/24/2016 11:39 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
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Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
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Upside By Year

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Comparable Players (Similarity Index )

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BP Articles

Ken Howell is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
In The Game: How I Learned to ScoutJordan Gorosh2014-08-06
Wezen-Ball: The Froot Loop SummerLarry Granillo2013-04-11
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Mechanical Flaw FixersBen Lindbergh2012-09-08
The Week in Quotes: August 6-12Hudson Belinsky2012-08-13
The Week in Quotes: August 6-12Andrew Koo2012-08-13
The Week in Quotes: August 6-12Jonah Birenbaum2012-08-13
The Week in Quotes: August 6-12Matthew Rocco2012-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessPurpose Pitches: Farrell, Mattingly, and RoenickeChristina Kahrl2011-02-10


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BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2009-10-16 13:00:00NLCS Game Two/ALCS Game OneKen Howell for the Dodgers... Randy Knorr of all people for the Nats. (Steven Goldman)
2009-10-16 13:00:00NLCS Game Two/ALCS Game OneKen Howell. Former Dodger reliever. Lost a toe a few years ago. I can't remember why. (Jay Jaffe)