Just a few comments here, since there's been some limited discussion online about Josh Bell's first few games. I saw three of the four games that West Virginia played in their opening series at Hagerstown. Bell obviously didn't have a great series, going 3-17 with eight strikeouts. Just as obviously, it's premature to be making any judgments. He's getting his first taste of pro ball against players who mostly have already had 1-3 pro seasons, and in many cases have played college or junior college ball as well. I know everybody understands that.
My own opinion from having watched him is that the speed of the game is more than he's used to. In his first game, he struggled with a stream of changeups. In his second game, he was swinging through fastballs over the plate. His strike zo...
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