Bob Howry Signs with Arizona Diamondbacks

Posted: 26th December 2009 by Phil Hoops in MLB
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The Arizona Diamondbacks have come to terms with reliever, Bob Howry , reports Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic [Hat tip MLB Trade Rumors]. Terms of the deal are not immediately available, however it includes an option for the 2011 season and is rumored to be worth somewhere in the ball park of $2 million to $3 million. Last season with the San Francisco Giants, the Arizona native appeared in 63 games and pitched to an ERA of 3.39. His K:BB ratio was 2:1 (46:23). Throughout his eleven year career, Howry has an ERA of 3.66. This is a pretty solid signing for the DÆBacks in my opinion as it gives them a viable setup man to help strengthen a bullpen that includes ex-Met Aaron Heilman and Chad Qualls . Although the Mets were never publicly connected to Howry, I think that these are th ...

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