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  1. Gameday, Thursday, March 26Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Minor League Ball

    ... if you can't find the plate. *** John Buck has retired. Seems like a good candidate for a Prospect Retrospective. Heath Bell retired, too. Another candidate? Any interest in those?

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  2. Benoit getting better with ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | San Diego Padres

    Come July, Padres closer Joaquin Benoit will turn 38, which might normally have merited cause for concern in terms of regression or at least imminent signs of such. But Padres pitching coach Darren Balsley, who has presided over bullpens that have included All-Star closers Trevor Hoffman, Heath Bell and Huston Street , doesn't buy the trepidation.

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  3. Former Mets pitcher Heath Bell retiresRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Amazin' Avenue

    Former Mets pitcher Heath Bell has retired. Signed by the team as an amateur free agent in 1998, Bell went on to make 590 relief outings in the big leagues with a 3.49 ERA and 3.17 FIP.

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  4. Heath Bell retires from baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Metsblog.com

    Bell signed with the Mets in 1998 as an amateur free agent. He finished his career with a 3.49 ERA and 590 innings in relief.

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  5. Bell's final toll: Longtime closer elects to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Arizona Diamondbacks

    Heath Bell turned down the stereo long enough in his 31-foot Fleetwood RV on Tuesday afternoon to take a few questions about the next chapter in his life, although he didn't take the foot off the gas pedal, as he bombed his way across the Florida Panhandle. A day after being released by the Nationals, Bell was only a few hours into what he was expecting to be a three-day solo drive back to San Diego, where he will join his wife, Nicole, and their four children for good.

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  6. Former Padres closer Heath Bell retiresRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Gaslamp Ball

    After eleven years in the big leagues, Heath Bell has made his last sprint in from the bullpen. Heater signed a minor league contract with the Nationals in December, but was released after Tuesday's game.

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  7. Heath Bell has retired from baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | MSNBC

    Veteran reliever Heath Bell was released by the Nationals on Monday after walking five batters and surrendering five runs - four earned - over 6 1/3 Grapefruit League innings. And the 37-year-old righty is not going to try to latch on with another team.

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  8. Nats release reliever Bell among roster movesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Washington Nationals

    After beating the Yankees, 7-6, on Monday afternoon, the Nationals released reliever Heath Bell. According to Bell, the Nationals told him they didn't have a roster spot for him.

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  9. David Wells baseball coach of his alma mater in San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Albany Times Union

    ... brought in former big leaguers Alan Trammell , Vince Coleman and Jamie Moyer to work with his players, and had Heath Bell throw batting practice as he prepared for spring training. "They were like, 'Oh my God, you've got to be kidding.' I just left ...

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  10. "Boomer" Wells now head coach of his alma mater, Point LomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | SFGate

    ... brought in former big leaguers Alan Trammell , Vince Coleman and Jamie Moyer to work with his players, and had Heath Bell throw batting practice as he prepared for spring training. "They were like, 'Oh my God, you've got to be kidding.' I just left ...

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  11. David "Boomer" Wells transforms from Midnight Rambler to high school head baseball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Star Tribune

    ... brought in former big leaguers Alan Trammell, Vince Coleman and Jamie Moyer to work with his players, and had Heath Bell throw batting practice as he prepared for spring training. "They were like, 'Oh my God, you've got to be kidding.' I just left ...

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  12. Wire Taps: Nationals' Denard Span's surgery, Michael Taylor stories and moreRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Federal Baseball

    ... Williams pleased as Gonzalez completes one round through the rotation" - Chris Johnson, MASNSports.com a "Heath Bell and Dan Uggla are three-time All-Stars. But this spring with the Nationals, they are just hoping to make the opening day roster." - ...

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  13. Heath Bell, who once compared himself to Han Solo, wears Star Wars...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Washington Post

    Relief pitcher Heath Bell lost 40 pounds during offseason, thanks in part to his homemade smoothies, which my colleague Chelsea Janes has chronicled and sampled this spring. "Apparently I can either play baseball or work at Jamba Juice," the 37-year-old Bell joked during an appearance Wednesday with Chad Dukes on 106.7 The Fan .

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

    Saturday Feb 28 | 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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  15. Friedman still in 'reactive' mode with DodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | 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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  16. Marlins unnecessarily pursuing Francisco RodriguezRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | 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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  17. Jay Paris: Shields has had a big-time presence at La Costa CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | 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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  18. James Shields will give the Padres a proven innings-eaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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