The Rockies are targeting left-hander J.P. Howell and have “made real progress” in negotiations, according to Troy Renck of the Denver Post.
JP Howell is the #rockies ' target. They are hopeful can get him signed. Have made real progress
— Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) December 12, 2013 
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