Wed, 11 Nov 2015 10:00:10 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates 1B Josh Bell is believed to be ready to contribute at first base at the major league level in the near future, according to general manager Neal Huntington. It's one of the reasons the Pirates didn't make a strong run at Korean 1B Byung-Ho Park.
Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners should take note of Bell, who could contribute as early as next season at some point. Put him on your radar in deep mixed leagues and look to stash him this year in dynasty and keeper formats.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:43:18 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates OF Joshua Bell will play exclusively at first base in the Arizona Fall League.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:17:12 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates OF Joshua Bell was promoted to Double-A Altoona Thursday, July 17.
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 16:35:01 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates OF Joshua Bell (knee) is still dealing with swelling in his knee as he rehabs in Florida. He had surgery on the meniscus in his left knee April 27, and he's not a candidate to play winter ball or in the Arizona Fall League.
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:06:42 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates OF Joshua Bell (knee) had surgery Friday, April 27, to repair the meniscus in his left knee. Bell is expected to return to game action before the season is over. He is one of the organization's top hitting prospects.
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 08:50:45 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates came to terms with their top two picks, SP Gerrit Cole and OF Joshua Bell, before the deadline Monday, Aug. 15. Cole, the top overall pick, receives an $8 million signing bonus, and he can make more than $9 million in guarantees if he reaches the big leagues by 2013. Bell receives $5 million. Cole's deal is the largest for any Pirates' draft pick in their history.