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  1. Heath Bell has retired from baseball

    Mar 24, 2015, 6:19 PM EDT

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    Veteran reliever Heath Bell was released by the Nationals on Monday after walking five batters and surrendering five runs — four earned — over 6 1/3 Grapefruit League innings. And the 37-year-old righty is not going to try to latch on with another team.

  2. Nationals release Heath Bell

    Mar 23, 2015, 5:17 PM EDT

    Heath Bell

    Bell showed up to camp in The Best Shape Of His Life and would have earned $1 million for cracking the Opening Day roster.

  3. Heath Bell is in The Best Shape Of His Life

    Feb 18, 2015, 11:00 PM EDT

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    Veteran relief pitcher Heath Bell agreed to a minor league contract with the Nationals on December 22 and has spent the final two months of the offseason on a strict diet and workout program …

  4. Heath Bell to earn a base salary of $1 million with Nationals

    Dec 27, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

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    Heath Bell is looking to hang on with the Nationals in 2015, and he’ll earn at least $1 million.

  5. Nationals sign Heath Bell

    Dec 22, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Bell was an All-Star as recently as 2011.

  6. Yankees release Heath Bell

    Jun 24, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT

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    Heath Bell signed a minor-league contract with the Yankees on June 13, but after five unimpressive appearances at Triple-A they’ve released the 36-year-old reliever.

  7. Yankees sign Heath Bell to a minor league deal

    Jun 13, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

    Heath Bell will be wearing his third different uniform of 2014. He signed a minor league deal with the Yankees on Friday.

  8. Heath Bell opts out of minor league contract with Orioles

    Jun 8, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

    Heath Bell has opted out of his minor league contract with the Orioles and will test free agency.

  9. Orioles sign Heath Bell to a minor league deal

    May 16, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

    Heath Bell, recently released by the Rays, will stay in the AL East now that he signed a minor league deal with the Orioles.

  10. Report: Mariners and Orioles among four teams interested in Heath Bell

    May 15, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT

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    Veteran reliever Heath Bell was just released by the Rays earlier this week, but it looks like he won’t be out of work for long.

  11. Heath Bell granted release by the Rays, becomes free agent

    May 11, 2014, 10:20 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays v New York Yankees

    Heath Bell and his 4.91 ERA since the start of 2012 are back on the market.

  12. Rays designate Heath Bell for assignment

    May 4, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

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    From Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times comes word that the Rays have designated right-handed reliever Heath Bell for assignment, clearing a 40-man roster spot for the promotion of Nate Karns.

  13. Heath Bell on time with D-Backs: “I always felt like I was trying to swim upstream”

    Feb 21, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Since leaving the spacious confines of Petco Park as the closer for the Padres, Heath Bell has had a tough time. Going into the 2012 season, Bell signed a three-year, $27 million contract. He struggled all year, eventually getting moved out of the ninth inning by then-manager Ozzie Guillen. Bell finished with a 5.09 ERA…

  14. Rays get Ryan Hanigan from Reds, Heath Bell from Diamondbacks in three-team deal

    Dec 3, 2013, 2:47 PM EDT

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    UPDATE: Not only are the Rays getting Hanigan from the Reds as their new starting catcher, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports that they’re also getting reliever Heath Bell from the Diamondbacks as part of a three-team trade. Bell has become sort of a punchline in recent years, but he was quietly fairly effective…

  15. Heath Bell is the Diamondbacks closer

    Jul 2, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT

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    Heath Bell, a Proven Closer, is once again closing: #Dbacks manager Kirk Gibson is moving J.J. Putz out of the closer’s role in favor of Heath Bell for right now. — Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) July 2, 2013   We now have conclusive evidence that Kirk Gibson is really a Dodgers’ sleeper agent. I mean really,…

  16. Heath Bell is still the Diamondbacks’ closer for some reason

    Jun 24, 2013, 8:53 AM EDT

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    Heath Bell gave up a homer in his fifth consecutive game on Saturday and his ERA is at 5.02, but he’s still the Dbacks’ closer reports Tyler Emerick of  “Pretty much the way it is, he’s going to be our closer,” D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. “We want to get him turned around  … Is…

  17. Heath Bell allows homer in fifth consecutive appearance

    Jun 22, 2013, 10:55 PM EDT

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    Diamondbacks closer Heath Bell surrendered a two-run home run to Jay Bruce in the top of the ninth inning that turned a 2-1 lead into a 3-2 deficit. It marked the fifth consecutive game in which Bell has allowed a homerun: June 10 @ Dodgers: Juan Uribe walk-off solo home run June 12 @ Dodgers:…

  18. Heath Bell watched Thursday’s Reds-Marlins game from the stands

    May 18, 2013, 10:59 AM EDT

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    It turns out that Diamondbacks reliever Heath Bell made his return to Marlins Park on Thursday night, not for last night’s series opener. According to Steve Gilbert of, Bell said that he took in Thursday’s Reds-Marlins game from the stands. The D-backs arrived in Miami in the wee hours Thursday morning and Bell took…

  19. Heath Bell turns to mom for help after save

    May 9, 2013, 1:58 AM EDT

    Heath Bell, Wil Nieves

    Arizona’s Heath Bell escaped Skip Schumaker‘s leadoff double to earn a save, his second in two nights, in Wednesday’s 3-2 win over the Dodgers. Afterwards, he had a little heart to heart with mom: #Dbacks closer Heath Bell talked to his mom postgame and she told him that #Dodgers Schumaker owns him. Schumaker doubled to…

  20. Diamondbacks place J.J. Putz on disabled list, will use Heath Bell as their ninth-inning man

    May 8, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT

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    As expected, the Diamondbacks have placed right-hander J.J. Putz on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right elbow. Putz suffered the injury Tuesday night during a relief appearance against the Dodgers and could sidelined for an extended period of time. In fact, ESPN’s Buster Olney says “all signs point” to the veteran needing a…

  21. Thanks to Heath Bell, some couple is probably breaking up tonight

    Apr 3, 2013, 1:01 AM EDT

    Pete Kozma homer

    Making his Diamondbacks debut, Heath Bell gave up two homers in the seventh inning Tuesday against the Cardinals. The first of them, coming off the bat of shortstop Pete Kozma, is most likely going to get this guy dumped after he bailed on his girlfriend with the ball coming down. Jon Jay hit the second…

  22. D’Backs, A’s and Marlins pull off three-way deal: Heath Bell to Arizona, Chris Young to Oakland

    Oct 20, 2012, 4:30 PM EDT

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    Here’s doozy of a trade to break up an otherwise quiet day around major league baseball. Per announcements from the clubs involved, the Diamondbacks, Athletics and Marlins have pulled off a three-way trade which will send Heath Bell to Arizona and Chris Young to Oakland. Here are the specifics as we have them right now:…

  23. Heath Bell’s teammates tried to shame him; Ozzie wouldn’t take his call

    Sep 26, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT

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    We saw the Heath Bell/Ozzie Guillen drama as it was unfolding yesterday, but today Clark Spencer of the Herald has more details. For starters, that whole bit where Greg Dobbs was ushering reporters out of the clubhouse while Ozzie was on the radio yesterday?  Here’s what that was about: Reporters walked in unknowingly on the…

  24. More drama in Miami: Ozzie Guillen responds to Heath Bell, clubhouse drama ensues

    Sep 25, 2012, 4:00 PM EDT

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    This is getting kinda nuts. After Heath Bell’s radio two-step yesterday and today, Ozzie Guillen went on the radio in Miami to respond to Bell.  Meanwhile, in the Marlins clubhouse: Media just kicked out of #marlins clubhouse by greg dobbs. — clarkspencer (@clarkspencer) September 25, 2012 #marlins players, including heath bell, were listening to ozzie…

  25. Heath Bell [all together now!] claims he was taken out of context

    Sep 25, 2012, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Yesterday Heath Bell was on a radio show and ripped Ozzie Guillen.  It was pretty straight forward, yes?  Well, no, because like just about everyone else who didn’t realize that they said something controversial until after he said it, Bell has gone into damage control mode and now claims he didn’t mean what everyone heard…

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