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  1. Heath Bell? Name rings a bellRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Newsday

    The former Mets reliever and blink-and-you-missed-it Yankees farmhand has fallen hard and fast since his best days as a closer with the Padres. After Bell was released from the Yankees' Triple-A club with a 7.50 ERA in five appearances, he didn't try to hook up with another team.

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  2. Friedman still in 'reactive' mode with DodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Major League Baseball

    ... to Jansen, or not. Depth can't be a bad thing. Friedman cleared that hurdle last offseason when he traded for Heath Bell and signed Grant Balfour to instantly rebuild the Rays' bullpen. In the end, Jake McGee was the closer. "Every year at the end ...

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  3. Marlins unnecessarily pursuing Francisco RodriguezRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Fish Stripes

    ... In even considering a reliever for a multi-year deal, the Marlins may still not have learned the lesson of Heath Bell . Before the 2012 season, the Marlins wanted a "proven closer." They paid "proven closer" money to acquire Heath Bell, a guy who ...

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  4. Jay Paris: Shields has had a big-time presence at La Costa CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Coast News

    ... of local major-leaguers beat a path to Machado's diamond: Stephen Strasburgh, Brandon League, Clay Hensley, Heath Bell, Justin Germano and Kevin Correia. "I could manage those guys and win some games,'' said Machado, who seldom scrambles for ...

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  5. James Shields will give the Padres a proven innings-eaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    ... in nine years, or join those 2012 Miami Marlins in infamy. The Marlins brought in Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Heath Bell the winter of 2011, only for management to watch in horror as they finished last in the NL East, shipping their exorbitant free ...

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  6. Heath Bell ready to rebound with the NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Heath Bell, shown with Miami in 2012, has had three straight disappointing seasons but has dropped weight and feels prepared to turn his career around. It was November, still early in the offseason, so Heath Bell was taken aback when he was first told by his agent that the Nationals asked about him.

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  7. San Diego Padres: Exciting Offseason Does Not Guarantee ContentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... the most glaring recent example. Before the 2012 season, they acquired the trio of Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and Heath Bell and hoped to win immediately, but the roster never jelled, and Reyes and Buehrle were eventually traded . The Angels are ...

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  8. Can Heath Bell Take Drew Storen's Job?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Teddy Never Wins

    Apr 17, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Heath Bell throws a pitch during the sixth inning against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Drew Storen is in line to be the Nationals closer in 2015.

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  9. Heath Bell to earn a base salary of $1 million with NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | MSNBC

    The Nationals signed reliever Heath Bell to a minor league deal on Monday . His contract details are now known, per Jon Heyman of CBS Sports : Bell will earn a base salary of $1 million and can earn an additional $1 million in incentives.

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  10. Nationals ink Uggla, Bell to minor league dealsRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    The Washington Nationals agreed to minor league contracts with former All-Stars Dan Uggla and Heath Bell, the team announced Friday. Uggla, 34, struggled at the plate last season, hitting just .162 with two home runs and 10 RBI in 48 games for Atlanta.

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  11. Roundup: Heath Bell says he's joining NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | CBS Sports

    'Twas a slow news day throughout Major League Baseball, and we can definitely look forward to a few more of those this week. In fact, I don't think it was an accident that there was a flurry of moves last Thursday and Friday, what with Christmas this week.

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  12. Nationals sign reliever Heath Bell to minor-league dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Teddy Never Wins

    Apr 17, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Heath Bell throws a pitch during the sixth inning against the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Nationals added some depth to their bullpen Monday, signing closer Heath Bell to a minor-league deal with an invitation to big league spring training.

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  13. Nats, reliever Bell agree on Minor League dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Washington Nationals

    The Nationals added bullpen depth Monday by signing reliever Heath Bell to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training. Bell broke the news in Derek Jeter 's magazine, The Players' Tribune.

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  14. Padres trade Ryan Hanigan to Red Sox for Will MiddlebrooksRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Amazin' Avenue

    ... the organization until he was traded to the Rays a little over a year ago in the three-team trade that also sent Heath Bell to Tampa. He was once again dealt in a three-team trade this winter-the big one that sent Wil Myers to San Diego. For his ...

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  15. Jimmy Rollins trade finalized by Dodgers, PhilliesRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | True Blue LA

    ... with the 33rd overall pick in the 2012 draft, a supplemental selection as compensation for the loss of free agent Heath Bell . Not that the Dodgers are finished by any means, but this marks one of the busiest offseasons in recent memory. The Dodgers ...

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  16. Astros introduce new bullpen additionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Houston Astros

    ... you have more than one choice." Gregerson, 30, has been waiting for a chance to close after pitching ahead of Heath Bell and Huston Street in San Diego and Sean Doolittle in Oakland last year. Last season, his first with the A's after five with the ...

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  17. Astros to introduce new bullpen additionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Houston Astros

    ... closer for much of last year, but Gregerson could finally get his shot to close games after working in front of Heath Bell and Huston Street in San Diego, and Sean Doolittle in Oakland. Gregerson has signed for $18.5 million with incentives for ...

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  18. Luke Gregerson could be right fit for Astros bullpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    ... innings in '14. There's never been a full-time closing opportunity because of other names in front of Gregerson: Heath Bell from 2009-11 with the Padres, then Huston Street from 2012-13 and Sean Doolittle in '14. Gregerson doesn't strike out quite ...

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  19. James Shields, future Diamondback?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | AZ SnakePit

    ... owed. But if they were able to get creative and attach a prospect with the contract like they did last year with Heath Bell , that'd be a way to shed unwanted salary. But is he worth it? There's no doubt he's been a very dependable pitcher, having ...

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  20. Birthday Cards: Two former Padres closers celebrate birthdays todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... for the All-Star game three straight years. He's shown here on his 2011 Topps card, which is my least-favorite Heath Bell card. It would probably be my favorite if he were wearing anything else on his head other than that stupid, MLB-mandated, ...

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