Tag: Josh Bell

Pirates’ Prospects and the Peter Principle

For anyone who has ever worked in any kind of professional setting, we all have seen it—an employee who is in way over their head. At one point or another, this employee was competent at their job, but that competence was rewarded with a new challenge that they ultimately just weren’t cut out for. This […]
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Morning Report: Josh Bell’s Run at a Team Record

Josh Bell has a chance to put his name high up in the record books for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Early in the season he was on a record-setting pace for doubles. That part of his game has really cooled off, though he still leads the National League with 36 doubles. He’s been steady with the […]
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Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for Assignment, waivers, outright assignment, 25-man roster versus 40-man roster, and service time, just to name a few. These intricacies have consistently interested me, and I always had to rely on sites […]
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Live Discussion: The All-Star Game Edition

The Pittsburgh Pirates sent two players to the All-Star game tonight in Cleveland. Josh Bell will serve as the DH and bat sixth, while Felipe Vazquez will be out in the bullpen for the National League squad. The TV coverage begins live on FOX at 7:30 PM, while the game will likely get underway after […]
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Live Discussion: The Home Run Derby Edition

The Major League Baseball Home Run Derby takes place tonight at 8:00 PM on ESPN. Josh Bell will represent the Pittsburgh Pirates as one of eight players in the event. Here’s an article from MLB.com on the rules for the Home Run Derby in case anyone is unfamiliar. It was announced earlier today that Josh […]
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Josh Bell Named to National League All-Star Team

Major League Baseball announced the reserves and pitchers for the 90th All-Star game, which will take place on Tuesday, July 9th in Cleveland. First baseman Josh Bell was named as the representative for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Going into Sunday’s game, Bell had a .303/.375/.629 slash line in 80 games, leading the National League with 29 […]
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Josh Bell Named National League Player of the Month for May

Major League Baseball announced on Monday afternoon that Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell has been named as the National League Player of the Month for May. The last monthly award winner from the Pirates was Andrew McCutchen in June of 2017. Bell hit .390/.442/.797 in 29 games in May. He led all MLB players […]
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Cole Tucker and the Pirates’ Super Two History

Count me among the many, many fans who were shocked when they saw the news that Cole Tucker was called up to start at shortstop less than a month into the season. Tucker has always been a hard prospect to pin down. At first, many thought he appeared to be an overdraft in the first […]
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Williams: This is the Josh Bell We’ve Been Waiting For

There's nothing better than watching a highly regarded prospect come up and make an immediate impact in the majors. The jump to the majors...

Josh Bell Named NL Player of the Week

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Monday afternoon that Josh Bell has been named as the National League Player of the Week for May 13-19. Bell hit .407/.484/.889 last week in 25 at-bats, with four homers and ten RBIs. On the season, he is hitting .333/.404/.697 in 44 games. He’s tied for the Major League lead […]
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