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Josh BellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Years: 2016-2018
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Positions1B-382, RF-199, DH-2Position when DraftedRFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoshua Evan Bell
Height6-4Weight195BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 14,1992 [25.338]PlaceIrving,Texas
High SchoolJesuit College Prep (Dallas,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (61st overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$5,000,000Signing ScoutsMike LeuzingerService Time1.053 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2012-MLB-#60 ... 2012-PIT-#3 ... 2013-PIT-#6 ... 2014-PIT-#7 ... 2015-MLB-#64 ... 2015-PIT-#4 ... 2016-MLB-#38 ... 2016-PIT-#3 ... 2017-MLB-#35 ... 2017-PIT-#4   [PIPE] 2016-PIT-#3 ... 2016-MLB-#49 ... 2017-MLB-#27 ... 2017-PIT-#3
MLB DebutJuly 8,2016 [23.328]
OrganizationsPIT [7] Awards6Awards Voting1-32
TBC Player ID165567Retrosheet IDbellj005MLBAM ID605137
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power67Contact76XBH60RBIs80Runs38Hitting79Durability72Team.500Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012West Virginia PowerSALApit19rf191562617501111022100203.274.288.403.69125666.381.129.177.2953.0331.8210.501.5262.0035.29
2013West Virginia PowerSALApit2rf20119459751283721376125290305110.279.353.453.80620852519.319.174.285.35210.0217.341.732.5035.3140.63
2014Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+pit17rf218433145111204953542543241111.335.384.502.88616633363.364.167.245.3886.8911.851.722.4836.7829.73
2014Altoona CurveEastAApit35rf212494132720074181200001.287.343.309.652292102.329.022.138.2987.8411.761.500.000.007.41
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10842558138224960953355241112.325.375.459.83419535465.356.134.221.3687.1011.831.671.9447.2225.36
2015Altoona CurveEastAApit471b229636847113176560744450239411.307.376.427.80315728426.335.120.247.34610.3311.741.141.1773.6024.78
2015Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit181b223512120427321820211510224.347.441.504.9456112145.377.157.347.40514.4810.340.711.3860.5028.57
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         131489671552497789465653311615.317.393.446.83921840571.346.129.272.36111.3811.381.001.2369.8625.81
2016Indianapolis IndiansILAAApit181b23114421571242341460375774402817.295.382.468.85019741484.328.173.299.36311.7815.291.302.8930.0733.06
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit551b234512818358031901211903004.273.376.406.7825211152.302.133.289.34613.8212.500.901.9742.6731.43
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit551b241595497514026626902466117104415.255.334.466.80025658620.278.211.328.33810.6518.871.774.1921.1241.43
2018Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1b2596326488521454603436700505.261.342.396.73812930374.309.135.258.32311.5017.911.561.3465.2035.29
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter300100314126055103415528130203139424.259.342.436.778437991146.292.177.300.00011.3417.711.562.9729.5038.08
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter487185626356211119442852318209305127211657.303.373.454.8278431742105.339.151.267.0009.9314.491.462.0942.1830.96
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1495427716630716785778895041021.306.396.476.87225853629.340.170.310.00012.4014.151.142.5433.8831.93
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter120462601401965671155262239412.303.370.403.77318630528.334.100.225.0009.8511.741.190.9592.4021.43
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8433145111204953542543241111.335.384.502.88616633363.364.167.245.0006.8911.851.722.4836.7829.73
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1345218114542214872254111307113.278.345.447.79223358585.325.169.273.0009.2318.972.062.3937.2140.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter300100314126055103415528130203139424.259.342.436.778437991146.292.177.300.00011.3417.711.562.9729.5038.08
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625427614030518841470110125213.259.342.436.77823653619.292.177.300.00011.3417.711.562.9729.5038.08
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626178718737615958670101427519.303.373.454.82728058700.339.151.267.0009.9314.491.462.0942.1830.96

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012West Virginia Power SALApit19RF14--18-212018.9001.29------1593.310.0
2013West Virginia Power SALApit20RF84--129531137134.9781.60------11970.660.0
2014Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit21RF62--9231-9695.9901.53------8473.844.6
2014Altoona Curve EastAApit21RF19--403214543.9562.26------2479.213.4
2015Altoona Curve EastAApit221B84--802521362867854.98510.17------9687.559.2
2015Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit221B32--2959320307304.9909.50------3591.422.2
2016Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit231B96--892521490958944.9859.83------11484.266.7
2016Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit23RF4--611-87.8751.75------1143.52.8
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit231B231915015714311174171.9837.431.14-----4551.114.3
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23RF161410817-1-1817.9441.060.16-----4535.69.9
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit241B14713911861139861011612351225.9928.331.03-----15992.590.7
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24DH2---------------1591.31.2
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B170158133612961001312714091396.9918.211.04-----1700.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF161410817-1-1817.9441.060.16-----160.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B128--1187611711012651248.9879.75------1280.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF4--611-87.8751.75------40.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B84--802521362867854.98510.17------840.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF19--403214543.9562.26------190.00.0
A+ Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF62--9231-9695.9901.53------620.00.0
A Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF98--147552157152.9681.55------980.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012West Virginia Power SALApit19--------14--
2013West Virginia Power SALApit20--------84--
2014Bradenton Marauders FSLA+pit21--------62--
2014Altoona Curve EastAApit21--------19--
2015Altoona Curve EastAApit22--84--------
2015Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit22--32--------
2016Indianapolis Indians ILAAApit23--96-----4--
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23--23-----16--
2017Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24--147-------2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2014Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor212384918800721121300000.214.313.310.62326896.254.096.25012.5013.541.080.000.0044.44
2014Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2132000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2233110001000000100.333.250.333.583104.250.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2016Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB231319331003004200001.158.304.211.5154123.176.053.26317.398.700.500.000.0033.33
2017Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2415432510030091300002.116.269.140.4096152.167.024.23317.3125.001.440.000.0020.00
2018Pittsburgh PiratesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25195191540412005600102.294.351.608.95931857.262.314.4128.7710.531.207.0212.7553.33
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs2384918800721121300000.214.313.310.62326896.254.096.25012.5013.541.080.000.0044.44
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs5311815246041900182100205.203.304.356.6604210138.211.153.30513.0415.221.172.9029.5041.67

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2011High School All-American - 1st Team (OF)1
2013South Atlantic League All-Star Team (OF)1
2014Florida State League All-Star Team (RF) ... Florida State League Most Valuable Player ... Minor League High-A All-Star Team (OF)3
2016International League All-Star Team (1B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2016-08-201BPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Indianapolis (AAA)24.006Team Roster on 2016-08-20
2016-07-16RFPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)23.336Team Roster on 2016-07-16
2016-07-09RFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Indianapolis (AAA)23.329Team Roster on 2016-07-09
2016-04-10RFPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)23.239Team Roster on 2016-04-10
2016-03-19RFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to minors23.217Team Roster on 2016-03-19
2015-11-22RFPittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh Pirates (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors23.100Team Roster on 2015-11-22
2015-08-01RFPittsburgh PiratesIndianapolis (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Indianapolis (AAA)22.352Team Roster on 2015-08-01
2014-09-29RFPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list22.046Team Roster on 2014-09-29
2014-08-21RFPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured22.007Team Roster on 2014-08-21
2014-07-17RFPittsburgh PiratesAltoona (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Altoona (AA)21.337Team Roster on 2014-07-17
2014-04-12RFPittsburgh PiratesBradenton (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Bradenton (A+)21.241Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-04-14RFPittsburgh PiratesWest Virginia (A)-Minors--20.243Team Roster on 2013-04-14
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-08-15ContractSigned by Pirates 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2011Pittsburgh Pirates-185,000,000-------5,000,000Signing Bonus out of 2011 Draft (2nd round - 61st overall)
2016Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll23507,500-77152-3,498,245507,5005,507,500
2017Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll24549,0001.05362925313,651,709535,0006,056,500
2018Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll25572,500-52013364,360,045545,0006,629,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red