Category: Heath Bell

Heath Bell Explains His Long Road to the Majors, Calls His Time in Miami a Learning Experience

Monday, March 25th, 2013

After three straight All-Star seasons, things didn't exactly go according to plan for Heath Bell in Miami last year. He posted just 19 saves and lost his closer job, finishing the year with a 5.09 ERA. The Marlins shipped him to Arizona, where Bell is happy for a new start, ...

Heath Bell Says Finger-Pointing Led to Chaos in Miami, Looks Forward to Setting Up in Arizona

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Nothing seemed to go right for the Miami Marlins this past season, and perhaps that's why they've gone with the complete-overhaul approach this offseason. Former closer Heath Bell certainly didn't find much success there, and while he wasn't part of the team's big trade with Toronto, he did get shipped ...

Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen: “If I Change, I Would Be A Hypocrite”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Ozzie Guillen has learned a lesson or two in recent weeks, but don't expect that to change who he is. The Miami Marlins manager, now back from a five-game suspension from his club following comments about Fidel Castro, says he's learned that he needs to quiet down when it comes ...

Heath Bell Says He Would Be Willing to Take a Discount to Stay in San Diego

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

The major league baseball trade deadline is quickly approaching and any team that is looking for back-end relief help should look no further than Padres closer Heath Bell. While he doesn’t capture the same headlines as some of the other closers, he is a hidden gem in San Diego and ...

The Bell No Longer Tolls For the San Diego Padres

Monday, October 4th, 2010

In August it looked like the Padres were a lock for a playoff spot in the National League. They were at the top of the NL West and they were cruising along behind one of the best pitching staffs in all of baseball. However, the Padres stumbled down the stretch ...

San Diego Padres Closer Heath Bell Excited About All Star Invitation, Even If It Pisses Some People Off

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

The starters and reserves for the 2009 Major League Baseball All Star game have been announced and San Diego Padres closer has made the squad. Bell, who leads the National League with 23 saves in 24 opportunities, joins teammate Adrian Gonzalez as the only Padres to make the squad in ...