Results matching “heath bell”
Mar 24, 2015, 6:19 PM EDT
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.
Mar 23, 2015, 5:17 PM EDT
Bell showed up to camp in The Best Shape Of His Life and would have earned $1 million for cracking the Opening Day roster.
Feb 18, 2015, 11:00 PM EDT
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 …
Dec 27, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT
Heath Bell is looking to hang on with the Nationals in 2015, and he’ll earn at least $1 million.
Dec 22, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
Bell was an All-Star as recently as 2011.
Jun 24, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT
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.
Jun 13, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT
Heath Bell will be wearing his third different uniform of 2014. He signed a minor league deal with the Yankees on Friday.
Jun 8, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT
Heath Bell has opted out of his minor league contract with the Orioles and will test free agency.
May 16, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT
Heath Bell, recently released by the Rays, will stay in the AL East now that he signed a minor league deal with the Orioles.
May 15, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT
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.
May 11, 2014, 10:20 PM EDT
Heath Bell and his 4.91 ERA since the start of 2012 are back on the market.
May 4, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT
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.
Feb 21, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT
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…
Dec 3, 2013, 2:47 PM EDT
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…
Jul 2, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT
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,…
Jun 24, 2013, 8:53 AM EDT
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 MLB.com: “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…
Jun 22, 2013, 10:55 PM EDT
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:…
May 18, 2013, 10:59 AM EDT
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 MLB.com, 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…
May 9, 2013, 1:58 AM EDT
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…
May 8, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT
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…
Apr 3, 2013, 1:01 AM EDT
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…
Oct 20, 2012, 4:30 PM EDT
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:…
Sep 26, 2012, 11:00 AM EDT
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…
Sep 25, 2012, 4:00 PM EDT
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…
Sep 25, 2012, 1:00 PM EDT
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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