Arizona Diamondbacks Ink Bobby Howry To One-Year Deal

Posted: 28th December 2009 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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After a couple of fantasy posts today, lets shift our focus to the hot stove. According to SI.comÆs Jon Heyman via Twitter, the Arizona Diamondbacks have signed RHP Bobby Howry to a one-year, $3 million contract. There is also a team option for 2011. Howry, 36, spent the 2009 season with the San Francisco Giants. He posted a 3.39 ERA with a 6.5 K/9 ratio in 63.2 innings pitched. While HowryÆs K/9 has declined three straight years, he is still a solid reliever. Outside of a disastrous 2008 season with the Chicago Cubs, Howry has posted an ERA under 3.39 every year except one (2008) since 2004. Few relievers have been as consistent as Howry over the last six seasons. I would trust Howry in a big spot more than I would trust another offseason acquisition by the Diamondbacks, Aaron Hei ...

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