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  1. Rays' Jake Odorizzi returns to site of first big-league gameRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... at the Trop last June desensitized him from feeling anything special about his ex-mates. BELL RELIEVED: RHP Heath Bell said he felt better after hearing that Royals 2B Omar Infante sustained only a cut on his face and sprained jaw after Bell hit him ...

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  2. NL West Report: A look back at the offseasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Purple Row

    ... for a relief pitcher and a guy with a sub-.300 OBP, you have to do it. On the bright side, they did get rid of Heath Bell and his contract and added Bronson Arroyo to their rotation, a bigger addition that it looked like at the time given their ...

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  3. Closer Updates - A Quick Run Around the LeagueRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | The Roto Authority Fantasy Baseball

    ... reliable in Tampa than Rodney was last season and Peralta is a solid setup man, but buyer beware when it comes to Heath Bell. Manager Ron Washington has not yet chosen a closer for 2014 and is unopposed to a closer-by-committee approach, but the ...

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  4. Which Rays Reliever Does Juan Carlos Oviedo's Delay Help the Most?Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Rayhawk Review

    ... Tampa Bay Rays bullpen became up for grabs. The competition for that spot is going to be fierce. Grant Balfour , Heath Bell , Joel Peralta , and Jake McGee will be the high-leverage relievers for the Rays this season. Behind them, Cesar Ramos will ...

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  5. Closer Updates - A Quick Run Around the LeagueRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | The Roto Authority Fantasy Baseball

    ... reliable in Tampa than Rodney was last season and Peralta is a solid setup man, but buyer beware when it comes to Heath Bell. Manager Ron Washington has not yet chosen a closer for 2014 and is unopposed to a closer-by-committee approach, but the ...

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  6. Important pitching decisions loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... he could have four possible closers. Through injury last season, J. J. Putz lost his spot as the closer and whe. Heath Bell proved to be ineffective, Brad Ziegler, beginning with a save against the mets in New York on July 4, closed for h second ...

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  7. Heath Bell hopes to redeem reputation with RaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    Heath Bell is like many of the other pitchers new to the Rays this spring, seeking improvements to his game, additions, adjustments.

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  8. Forsythe, Nix train to become ultimate utility menRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | Major League Baseball

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  9. Lowe encouraged by natural fit with RaysRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | Tampa Bay Devil Rays

    "I think that was a big reason why I chose to sign here," Lowe said. "I feel like I fit well in the environment; I feel like I'll get the most out of myself as a baseball player in this laid back environment."

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  10. Tampa Bay Rays: A Position-by-Position Breakdown of the Rays at Spring TrainingRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... tunes blaring from the iPad in Maddon's office. The Rays added the talents of relief pitcher Grant Balfour and Heath Bell on top of retaining key players, including pitcher David Price and first baseman James Loney. One thing that can be counted on ...

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  11. Heath Bell on time with D-Backs: "I always felt like I was trying to swim upstream"Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2014 | MSNBC

    Since leaving the spacious confines of Petco Park as the closer for the Padres, Heath Bell has had a tough time.

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  12. Tampa Bay Rays' 4 Sleeper Prospects to Watch in Spring TrainingRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... League relief pitchers. The Rays have a stocked bullpen currently that includes Grant Balfour, Joel Peralta and Heath Bell. Geltz could provide some value should a reliever need to go to the disabled list this season. Matt Andriese was acquired by ...

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  13. NL West Off-Season Roundup: Second Baseman RankingRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2014 | AZ SnakePit

    ... but they still have some areas to improve. One area they always look to improve on is bullpen help. Pitchers like Heath Bell ....errr, Heath Hembree , Martin Agosta, and the 4 relievers the Giants got last week will try to make the most of it in ...

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  14. Why are the Padres spending on relief?Read the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... ($1.5 million). The Rays lost closer Fernando Rodney, but rather than promote from within, they first acquired Heath Bell (they'll pay $5.5 million of his $10 million salary) and then signed Balfour to a two-year, $12 million deal after the Orioles ...

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  15. Rays obtain C Ryan Hanigan, RHP Heath Bell in 3-team trade with Reds, DiamondbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2013 | Nanaimo Daily News

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Catcher Ryan Hanigan and reliever Heath Bell are eager to try to help the Tampa Bay Rays get back to the playoffs.

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  16. Where Does the Tampa Bay Rays Bullpen Go From Here?Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2014 | Rayhawk Review

    ... Balfour, just signed, is coming off an awesome year as Oakland's closer. He will fill the same role in Tampa Bay. Heath Bell is coming off two bad years-but his fastball is still hitting the mid-90's, and the Rays hope he is the next reliever they ...

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  17. The Heater Rays getting Forsythe, giving up Torres in multiplayer deal with PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2014 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... of a set closer, as Torres would have seemed to have the chance to pitch in some high-leverage situations. Heath Bell and Juan Carlos Oviedo both have previous closing experience, and there has also been talk that Joel Peralta and Jake McGee could ...

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  18. Greatest Moments in Marlins History: #75 69 WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2014 | Marlin Maniac

    ... to make it 7-6. Ryan Webb came into the game with the tying run on third but he shut down that threat. In came Heath Bell in the 9th. He gave up a leadoff double, but after that he shut down the next 3 batters to give the Marlins the win and Ricky ...

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  19. MLB Free Agency History: Goose Gossage signed with Padres this day in 1984Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2014 | Gaslamp Ball

    ... inked by a pitcher to that point, Goose famously rejected numerous higher offers just to have the chance to, as Heath Bell would say many years later, "put San Diego on the map". Gossage's presence in 1984 did indeed help push the Padres into the ...

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  20. Tampa Bay Rays A Closer Away From Being World Series ContendersRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2014 | Rayhawk Review

    ... , Jose Molina , James Loney , and Juan Carlos Oviedo , but he has also made moves to acquire Ryan Hanigan and Heath Bell . On top of that, the Rays have not traded David Price , and seem content to hold onto him unless they get a significant upgrade ...

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