Diamondbacks sign RHP Howry to 1-year deal

The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed reliever Bob Howry to a

one-year contract with a club option for 2011.

Terms weren’t disclosed.

The 36-year-old right-hander was 2-6 with a 3.39 ERA in 63

appearances with the San Francisco Giants last season. Right-handed

batters hit just .207 against him.

Howry has a 44-49 career record in parts of 12 seasons with the

Chicago White Sox, Boston, Cleveland, Chicago Cubs and San

Francisco.

Howry grew up in the Phoenix area and attended Deer Valley High

School in Glendale.