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Heath BellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2004-2014
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PositionsP-948Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHeath Justin Bell
Height6-2Weight244BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 29,1977 [40.239]PlaceOceanside,California
High SchoolTustin (Tustin,CA)
CollegeSantiago Canyon College (Orange,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 69th round (1583rd overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry DraftService Time8.141 (2014)
MLB DebutAugust 24,2004 [26.329]
OrganizationsNYN [9] SDN [5] TBA [1] ARI [1] BAL [1] MIA [1] NYA [1] Awards1Awards Voting2-6
TBC Player ID4541Retrosheet IDbellh001MLBAM ID425514
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (63.06%) -- Curveball (29.73%) -- Sinker (4.96%) -- Changeup (2.19%) -- Slider (0.06%)
Fastball Velocity [2014] - 91.41 - [2013] - 93.12 - [2012] - 93.55 - [2011] - 93.94 - [2010] - 93.90
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts82Walks66Hittable59SO/BB78vsPower59Hitting0Durability77Team.493Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1998Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-Rel20102.54220220011846.0401513511614001.117.830.982.1511.935.551.000-
1999Columbia BombersSALAnyn-R/CL21172.605505500482562.0472318317683101.036.790.432.459.824.00.125-
2000St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-R/CL22512.554804800372360.0431917421751001.076.450.603.1511.253.57.833-
2001Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn25Rel23316.02430430022461.08244411319554001.6512.031.912.798.072.89.750-
2002Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn18Rel24101.18240240016638.0226506493000.745.21--1.4211.618.171.000-
2002Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn31Rel24344.26220220014531.238151529281001.4810.800.572.567.963.11.429-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--R/CL0442.584604600301169.2602120215774001.087.750.261.949.955.13.500-
2003Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn31Rel25234.71400400025349.254262648544001.259.790.721.459.796.75.400-
2004Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-Rel26000.0010100002.02000000001.009.00------0.00--
2004Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn17R/CL26313.234504500301655.2422120424686001.196.790.653.8810.992.83.750-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--R/CL0313.124604600301657.2442120424686001.186.870.623.7510.612.83.750-
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn19Rel26023.3317017002024.0229956270001.158.141.852.229.994.50.0004.24
2005Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn19Rel27101.6913211008626.2155515291000.755.060.341.699.795.801.000-
2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn19Rel27135.59420420012046.2563029313430111.4810.800.582.518.293.31.2502.91
2006Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn19R/CL28331.293003000301235.0277518565001.006.940.262.0614.407.00.500-
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn19Rel28005.1122022006037.0512521611351001.6812.411.462.688.513.18-4.26
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21,42Rel29642.02810810016293.26021213301024020.965.770.292.889.803.40.6002.50
2008San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21Rel30663.5874074008078.0663131528712031.217.620.583.238.192.54.5003.34
2009San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21CL31642.716806800594269.2542121324794001.126.980.393.1010.213.29.6002.42
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21CL32611.936706700574770.0561715128861011.207.200.133.6011.063.07.8572.05
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21CL33342.446406400544362.2512017421518001.157.320.573.027.322.43.4293.23
2012Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia21R/CL34455.097307300411963.2703836529592021.559.900.714.108.342.03.4443.72
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari21R/CL35524.116906900321565.27430301216724031.3710.141.642.199.874.50.7144.10
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RaiILAAAnya44Rel36017.5050500316.07551680002.1710.501.509.0012.001.33.000-
2014Norfolk TidesILAAAbal19Rel36204.2210010005110.2156506112001.9712.66--5.069.281.831.000-
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0215.4015015008216.2221110112192002.0411.880.546.4810.261.58.667-
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba13Rel36117.2713013005017.024161418121041.8512.460.524.156.231.50.5004.57
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter38323.49590059000292168625.258425824448214637271161.278.360.693.069.122.98.5430.06
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter25213.25358235600249110482.04341921753814056234101.188.050.712.6010.434.01.543-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter14123.3916521630011544213.01988581136625419001.238.280.542.7610.623.85.538-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter414.0968068003810101.0106504613251047001.299.411.152.229.244.16.800-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter512.554804800372360.0431917421751001.076.450.603.1511.253.57.833-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter172.605505500482562.0472318317683101.036.790.432.459.824.00.125-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102.54220220011846.0401513511614001.117.830.982.1511.935.551.000-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
San Diego Padres Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter27192.53354035400194134372.02871101051613138919061.126.910.393.159.362.97.587-
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter154.928108100200107.1129645914301051111.4710.751.172.508.753.50.167-
Miami Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter455.097307300411963.2703836529592021.559.900.714.108.342.03.444-
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter524.116906900321565.27430301216724031.3710.141.642.199.874.50.714-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter117.2713013005017.024161418121041.8512.460.524.156.231.50.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13113.4920602060010259220.0204908517752239061.278.360.693.069.122.98.5420.06
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11103.2516211610011350220.01978779176425515001.188.050.712.6010.434.01.524-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn25p23431000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2002Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn18p24241000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2002Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn31p24223000000000001000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         464000000000101000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2003Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn31p25401000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn19p26171000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn19p27610100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8900.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn19p27423000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn19p28191000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2009San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21p31650000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21p32641000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter3496000000000201000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1357010000000301000.143.143.143.286108.250.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter685010000000101000.200.200.200.400106.250.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter672000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter785000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1291000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1628010000000401000.143.143.143.2861010.250.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Kingsport Mets AppRknyn20P22--56--11111.0000.50------22100.032.4
1999Columbia Bombers SALAnyn21P55--281-1110.9090.18------55100.039.0
2000St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn22P48--16--771.0000.15------48100.034.5
2001Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn23P43--67-213131.0000.30------43100.030.5
2002Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn24P24--46-110101.0000.42------24100.017.1
2002Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn24P22--14--551.0000.23------22100.015.4
2003Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn25P40--18--991.0000.23------40100.028.0
2004Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn26P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn26P45--36-1991.0000.20------45100.031.3
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P17-24-3--331.0000.180.13-----17100.010.5
2005Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn27P13--221-54.8000.31------13100.09.0
2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn27P42-4628-210101.0000.240.22-----42100.025.9
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn28P30--24--661.0000.20------30100.021.3
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn28P22-37-7-1771.0000.320.19-----22100.013.6
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29P81-94717-124241.0000.300.26-----81100.049.7
2008San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30P74-7887-115151.0000.200.19-----74100.045.7
2009San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31P68-6979-116161.0000.240.23-----68100.042.0
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32P67-7034--771.0000.100.10-----67100.041.4
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33P64-6235--881.0000.130.13-----64100.039.5
2012Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia34P73-63114-215151.0000.210.244266.7-73100.045.1
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari35P69-6587111615.9380.220.231150.0-69100.042.6
2014Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal36P10---------------10100.06.9
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya36P5---1--111.0000.20------5100.03.5
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba36P13-1712--331.0000.230.182166.7-13100.08.0
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P590-625408319124123.9920.210.207463.6-5900.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P165--925113534.9710.21------1650.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P68--1014-324241.0000.35------680.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P48--16--771.0000.15------480.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P55--281-1110.9090.18------550.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P22--56--11111.0000.50------220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Kingsport Mets AppRknyn2022----------
1999Columbia Bombers SALAnyn2155----------
2000St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn2248----------
2001Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2343----------
2002Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2424----------
2002Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn2422----------
2003Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn2540----------
2004Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn261----------
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn2645----------
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn2617----------
2005Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn2713----------
2005New York MetsNLMLBnyn2742----------
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn2830----------
2006New York MetsNLMLBnyn2822----------
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2981----------
2008San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3074----------
2009San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3168----------
2010San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3267----------
2011San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3364----------
2012Miami MarlinsNLMLBmia3473----------
2013Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari3569----------
2014Norfolk Tides ILAAAbal3610----------
2014Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders ILAAAnya365----------
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3613----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2000Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor22004.5011011001012.01696239101.5812.001.502.256.753.006.75.000
2006New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28001.1370700208.0411042001.004.500.004.502.250.501.13.000
2007San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB29001.5010010002212.014420114101.2510.500.000.7510.5014.003.00.000
2008San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB30005.6380800518.011551112101.5012.381.131.1313.5012.005.63.000
2009San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB31000.0003-300306.0110100100.171.501.500.000.0001.50.000
2010San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB32102.7010010000110.0833233001.107.201.802.702.701.002.701.000
2011San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB33009.4570700006.21077228101.9413.502.702.7010.804.009.45.000
2012Miami MarlinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB34100.0080800318.03000312000.753.380.003.3813.504.000.001.000
2013Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB35208.1070700106.21166236002.2614.852.704.058.102.008.101.000
2014Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB36003.3860600005.1832014201.7613.500.001.696.754.005.06.000
2015Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB37015.6870700116.1754057001.979.950.007.119.951.407.11.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs004.5011011001012.01696239101.5812.001.502.256.753.006.75.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs413.51703670017677.077353082368601.309.000.942.697.952.964.09.800

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2841000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2010Delivery Man Award (MLB Reliever of the year)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-03-24RPFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement37.176  
2015-03-24RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Nationals37.176  
2014-12-23RPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract37.085Team Roster on 2014-12-23
2014-06-24RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Yankees36.268  
2014-06-13RPNew York YankeesScranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)36.257Team Roster on 2014-06-13
2014-06-11RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Orioles36.255  
2014-05-18RPBaltimore OriolesNorfolk (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Norfolk (AAA)36.231Team Roster on 2014-05-18
2014-05-16RPBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract36.229Team Roster on 2014-05-16
2014-05-12RPFree Agent -Free Agent--Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent36.225  
2014-05-11RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Rays36.224  
2014-05-04RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment36.217Team Roster on 2014-05-04
2013-12-03RPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Diamondbacks to Rays in 3-team deal involving Ryan Hanigan, David Holmberg, Todd Glaesman (PTBNL) and Justin Choate36.065Team Roster on 2013-12-03
2012-10-21RPArizona DiamondbacksArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Marlins to Diamondbacks for Yordy Cabrera35.022Team Roster on 2012-10-21
2012-05-08RPMiami MarlinsMiami Marlins (MLB)YActive--34.221Team Roster on 2012-05-08
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-05ContractSigned by Marlins 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2009-01-20ContractSigned by Padres (1-year) 
2008-03-03ContractSigned by Padres (1-year) 
2006-11-15TradeTraded by Mets with Heath Bell to Padres for Ben Johnson and Jon Adkins 
1998-06-16ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
* 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
2004New York MetsTeam Payroll26300,000-75537-2,070,100300,000300,000
2005New York MetsTeam Payroll27300,000-79434-2,189,055300,000600,000
2006New York MetsTeam Payroll28327,000-74237-2,365,072327,000927,000
2007San Diego PadresTeam Payroll29385,500-67129172,459,737380,0001,312,500
2008San Diego PadresTeam Payroll30420,000-54518402,696,252390,0001,732,500
2009San Diego PadresTeam Payroll311,255,000-3927522,746,792400,0002,987,500
2010San Diego PadresTeam Payroll324,000,000-213676++2,812,412400,0006,987,500
2011San Diego PadresTeam Payroll337,500,000-113188++2,722,607414,00014,487,500
2012Miami MarlinsTeam Payroll347,000,000-132986++2,954,887480,00021,487,500
2013Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll3510,000,000-92190++3,023,990490,00031,487,500
2014Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll3610,000,0008.141107289++3,256,497500,00041,487,5002014-05-16 - Signed to minor league contract
* 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