Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher J.P. Howell delivers to the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Oakland won 4-2. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Photo by: Chris O'Meara

Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher J.P. Howell delivers to the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Oakland won 4-2. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)