No arbitration? No second-rounder required?Then Howry is a perfect fit. His numbers for the last four years, courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com:
One of these things is not like the other; one of these things is just not the same.
He'll come at a decent price, he won't command a long-term deal, and his peripheral stats are still strong.
Brian Wilson, Bobby Howry, Jeremy Affeldt, Sergio Romo, and a scrum for the last three spots? I'll take that head start on a 2009 bullpen
Good rumor. Gooooood rumor. *scratches rumor behind ears*