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  1. Heath Bell on Ozzie Guillen: “It’s hard to respect a guy that doesn’t tell you the truth”

    Sep 24, 2012, 3:15 PM EDT

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    Heath Bell made a local radio appearance on “The Dan Sileo Show” in Miami today and had some not-so-nice things to say about Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen. “It’s hard to respect a guy that doesn’t tell you the truth or doesn’t tell you face to face,” Bell said on 560-WQAM. “There’s probably reasons why.” Bell…

  2. Heath Bell swears off Twitter, Facebook to avoid the idiots

    Sep 20, 2012, 11:34 AM EDT

    Heath Bell

    I think it’s fair game to go after a player’s performance. But to go after a player personally is another thing altogether. Sure, if they put their character or behavior in question, fine, but there’s a big difference between “Player X stinks” and “Player X is a jerk.” Many more steps beyond that on the…

  3. Heath Bell time again for Marlins? Ozzie Guillen thinks so

    Aug 9, 2012, 12:46 PM EDT

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    When you sign a three-year, $27 million deal to serve as a team’s closer you tend to get plenty of chances and not surprisingly Ozzie Guillen is ready to give Heath Bell another crack at the Marlins’ closer role. Bell hasn’t gotten a save opportunity since coughing up three runs to blow a game against…

  4. Report: Red Sox, Marlins talking about a trade involving Carl Crawford, Hanley Ramirez and Heath Bell

    Jul 18, 2012, 2:01 PM EDT

    Boston Red Sox Carl Crawford slaps hands with a teammate after scoring a run against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of American League MLB baseball action at Fenway Park in Boston

    UPDATE: Olney just killed everyone’s buzz. BUT I STILL BELIEVE, MAN! 2:01 PM: This sounds like a total hot mess of a trade rumor, but I freakling LOVE hot messes, so: The #RedSox and #Marlins discussing blockbuster: Carl Crawford and prospect to Miami for Hanley Ramirez and Heath Bell. #MLB — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July…

  5. Ozzie Guillen puts some weight on Heath Bell

    Jul 13, 2012, 9:50 AM EDT

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    Ozzie Guillen on Heath Bell in the second half. No pressure: “If Heath Bell does not pitch the way he should be pitching, we are not going anywhere,’’ Guillen said. “If he continues to pitch the way he has pitched, we’re done.’’ Not that he’s wrong. I didn’t see it, but I’m told that there…

  6. Ozzie Guillen is ready to give the Marlins’ closer job back to Heath Bell

    May 11, 2012, 7:50 PM EDT

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    The Marlins removed Heath Bell from the closer role last week after he blew his fourth save in seven chances, but Ozzie Guillen already appears ready to give him another shot. According to Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post, after Guillen was asked this afternoon whether the next save chance would go to Steve…

  7. Marlins remove Heath Bell from ninth-inning role

    May 5, 2012, 7:00 PM EDT

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    After watching Heath Bell blow his fourth save in seven chances Friday against the Padres, the Marlins are finally ready to make a change. Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald brings the breaking news: Heath Bell out as closer for the time being. #marlins — clarkspencer (@clarkspencer) May 5, 2012 Edward Mujica, Ryan Webb and…

  8. Ozzie Guillen after another Heath Bell blown save: “We’ve got to do something about it”

    May 5, 2012, 10:47 AM EDT

    Heath Bell

    Heath Bell blew another save last night, coughing up his fourth lead in seven tries, and afterward manager Ozzie Guillen finally seemed ready to make a change at closer after previously saying he’d stick with Bell through the struggles: We’ll check tomorrow about what’s going to be the situation with the closer. We’ve got to…

  9. Ozzie Guillen doesn’t sound married to keeping Heath Bell as the closer

    May 3, 2012, 11:33 AM EDT

    Miami Marlins v Washington Nationals

    More Marlins stuff because, well, why not. When asked about Heath Bell‘s performance last night and his prospects of remaining the Marlins’ closer, Ozzie Guillen sounded pretty non-committal: “My job is to win games. I’m going to put the best guy we think is doing the job there. This is a tough call to any position because…

  10. Heath Bell continues to struggle

    May 3, 2012, 9:12 AM EDT

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    Last night was a good night to stink because so much other stuff was happening. This is especially true if your team won.  And it’s especially true if the stat that says you stink — blown save — was given to another guy.  But don’t think you got away with this, Heath Bell, we were…

  11. Heath Bell implodes again, blowing save and taking loss

    Apr 26, 2012, 4:16 PM EDT

    Heath Bell

    For the third time this season Heath Bell blew a save and then took a loss, unraveling against the Mets in an extremely ugly outing. Bell began the ninth inning with a 2-1 lead and walked four the first five batters he faced, with one ground out mixed in. His fourth walk forced in the…

  12. Heath Bell blows second save in as many tries with Miami

    Apr 15, 2012, 9:43 AM EDT

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    When the Marlins gave veteran closer Heath Bell a three-year, $27 million free agent contract this winter, most people called it an overpay. Two weeks into the 2012 regular season, it’s looking like an abomination. Bell surrendered four runs — two earned — in the top of the ninth inning of Saturday night’s 5-4 loss…

  13. Padres get Huston Street from Rockies to replace Heath Bell

    Dec 7, 2011, 1:43 PM EDT

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    UPDATE: Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports that it’s a done deal, with the Padres assuming “most” of Street’s contract and sending the Rockies a player to be named later in exchange. UPDATE: According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post the Rockies are eating $1 million of Street’s salary. ========== Colorado is having “extensive…

  14. The Padres are considering Francisco Rodriguez as a replacement for Heath Bell

    Dec 7, 2011, 12:16 AM EDT

    Francisco Rodriguez

    Ken Davidoff of New York Newsday reports that the Padres are considering Francisco Rodriguez as a potential replacement for Heath Bell, who recently signed a three-year, $27 million contract with the Marlins. Davidoff hears that they are also speaking with “pretty much all” of the other available free agent closer-types, so it’s hard to tell…

  15. Heath Bell never got an offer from the Padres

    Dec 6, 2011, 11:51 AM EDT

    Heath Bell

    Not that it would have mattered considering the Marlins’ willingness to throw around money, but Heath Bell revealed yesterday that he never got an offer of any kind from the Padres. During his introductory Marlins press conference Bell repeated his season-long stance that he “really wanted to stay in San Diego for me, the family…

  16. Red Sox didn’t match Marlins’ offer to Heath Bell

    Dec 5, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT

    Heath Bell

    In the news conference to announce his signing with the Marlins on Monday, Heath Bell said the Red Sox made him an offer, but that it came up short of the three-year, $27 million pact he got from the Marlins. “I thought, ‘Red Sox would be cool. I’ve got an inside track. I know [Adrian…

  17. Quote of the Day: Heath Bell

    Dec 5, 2011, 3:52 PM EDT

    Heath Bell

    Heath Bell is, as I speak, being introduced as a Miami Marlin.  The first question he was asked in the press conference was “why is it a good time to be a Miami Marlin?”  His answer: “New name, new stadium and we’re going to be in the city of Miami … right?” Yes, Heath. It’s…

  18. Marlins reach three-year, $27M agreement with Heath Bell

    Dec 1, 2011, 11:11 PM EDT

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    The run on high-priced free agent closers rolls on. According to Jayson Stark of ESPN.com, the Marlins have reached agreement on a three-year, $27 million contract with veteran righty Heath Bell. His contract also includes a vesting option for 2015. Bell has managed a 2.36 ERA and 1.16 WHIP over the past three seasons in…

  19. Marlins “going strong after” free agent closer Heath Bell

    Dec 1, 2011, 10:15 AM EDT

    Padres pitcher Bell is congratulated by teammate and catcher Torrealba after the Padres defeated the Giants during their MLB baseball  game in San Francisco

    Last night Heath Bell posted on Twitter denying an ESPN.com report that he was close to signing with an undisclosed team, but Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post reports that the free agent closer met with the Marlins and described Miami as “going strong after” him. Whether that means the ESPN.com report is accurate…

  20. Report: Ryan Madson, Heath Bell won’t cost draft picks

    Nov 19, 2011, 4:27 PM EDT

    Ryan Madson

    The story is still developing, but according to FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal, the top relievers left on the market will not require draft-pick compensation once the new CBA goes into effect next week. Ryan Madson, Heath Bell and Francisco Rodriguez are among the relievers to be affected by the change. Rosenthal says the Phillies will still…

  21. Report: Red Sox will pursue Ryan Madson and Heath Bell

    Nov 11, 2011, 5:12 PM EDT

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    We’ve already talked about the Phillies’ side of things already regarding the Jonathan Papelbon deal, but what about the fallout for the Red Sox? It once looked like Daniel Bard was the natural heir apparent for the ninth inning role, but whether it had to do with his struggles in September or not, it appears…

  22. Free agent Heath Bell expects to re-sign with the Padres

    Sep 29, 2011, 11:19 AM EDT

    Heath Bell

    While packing up his locker yesterday impending free agent Heath Bell told Dan Hayes of the North County Times that he expects to re-sign with the Padres this offseason: It’s one of those things that hopefully the front office and my agent can do something. But I’m not worried about that. In my head, I’m…

  23. Heath Bell to remain with Padres as deadline passes without Giants deal

    Aug 26, 2011, 1:20 PM EDT

    Padres pitcher Bell is congratulated by teammate and catcher Torrealba after the Padres defeated the Giants during their MLB baseball  game in San Francisco

    San Francisco claimed Heath Bell off revocable waivers, but every indication was that the Giants were highly unlikely to acquire the impending free agent closer from the Padres and now it’s official. Jon Heyman of SI.com reports that the 48-hour window to work out a trade has passed without a deal, so Bell will stay…

  24. Giants claim Padres closer Heath Bell off revocable waivers

    Aug 24, 2011, 1:44 PM EDT

    Heath Bell

    Buster Olney of ESPN.com reports that the Giants claimed Heath Bell off waivers, meaning they’re now the only team eligible to trade for the Padres closer. Brian Wilson‘s elbow problems may have played a factor in the Giants’ decision to claim Bell, although because the Padres obviously weren’t going to simply give him away for…

  25. Heath Bell, Carlos Pena and Jim Thome all go on trade waivers

    Aug 22, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT

    Heath Bell

    From FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal comes the news that the Padres’ Heath Bell, the Cubs’ Carlos Pena and the Twins’ Jim Thome and Jason Kubel were all placed on trade waivers Monday. They’ll all be on waivers — but still eligible to play — through Wednesday.  If they clear waivers, they can be dealt at any…

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