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Is J.P. Howell raising concern at exactly the wrong time for Dodgers?
Is J.P. Howell raising concern at exactly the wrong time for Dodgers?

The Dodgers are undergoing their “all hands on deck” experiment Sunday in Chicago. Sure, it’s disconcerting that a team going into the final week of the season and trying to win its division should be forced into this situation. Perhaps more troubling down the road is the condition of their best reliever not named Kenley Jansen – J.P. Howell. Howell has been remarkably consistent all season (2.27 ERA, 1.13 WHIP), or at least until his last two outings. Having pitched the last two days and struggling, he presumably will be one reliever not available in today’s “bullpen” start. Howell gave up six earned runs in the last two days –...

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