Josh Bell RUMORS & NEWS

  • How Bucs' faith put Josh Bell on road to stardom

    MLB.com "Clint Hurdle and Neal Huntington were talking over the winter, batting around ideas about the 2019 Pirates and one of their most important players: Josh Bell. Bell was coming off a disappointing season. He hit .261 with 12 home runs and 62 RBIs in 148 games. He was bumped out of the..." July 09

  • Will Josh Bell sign long term with Pirates? His agent explains

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "After a throng of media dispersed and left the Grand Ballroom of the Huntington Convention Center, Scott Boras approached one of his clients, Josh Bell. “Show ‘em the boots,” Boras joked, wanting Bell to show off a pair of tan boots that he paired with cream-colored..." July 09

  • Josh Bell has ball painted like ‘Wilson’ from ‘Castaway’ in locker

    Sportress of Blogitude "Josh Bell has been a power-hitting revelation for the Pittsburgh Pirates this season, and the first baseman put an exclamation point on his long-ball prowess with a remarkable slugging display during Monday’s 18-5 thrashing of the Chicago Cubs. Bell, who will take part in the..." July 02

  • Pirates’ Clint Hurdle believes Josh Bell won’t mishandle fame

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "While Josh Bell finds himself in demand all over the major leagues, Clint Hurdle doesn’t believe the fame will negatively impact his slugging first baseman. “We’ve had a couple conversations along the way,” the Pittsburgh Pirates manager said. Hurdle..." June 01

  • After losing his power stroke in 2018, Josh Bell has become one of the top hitters in baseball in 2019

    CBS Sports "I know of at least one person who did not expect Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell to have the monster breakout season he's currently having. In the days leading up to Opening Day 2019, an anonymous scout absolutely shredded Bell in Sports Illustrated's season preview. The..." May 26

  • Pirates slugger Josh Bell proving critics wrong with breakout season

    USA Today "It’s like vacationing in Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower, traveling to San Francisco without seeing the Golden Gate Bridge, or traveling to the Grand Canyon, without, well, looking into the canyon. Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Josh Bell, a Texas native, spent his..." May 20

  • Pirates’ Josh Bell taking place alongside league’s best hitters

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "After 37 games, the Pittsburgh Pirates (20-17) are three games over .500 and owners of an 8-3 record after ending an eight-game losing streak April 30. One of the big reasons is the emergence of Josh Bell as one of the game’s top hitters. Bell tied a career high with..." May 13