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#55
Josh Bell
AVG HR RBI
.255 26 90
Team: PittsburghHt / Wt: 6-2 / 230 NFBC ADP: 304.23
Position: 1BBorn: 8/14/1992 Birthplace: Irving, Texas
Bats/Throws: S/R Draft: 2nd Round by Pirates (2011)


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Oct. 2 6:52 AM PT7:52 AM MT8:52 AM CT9:52 AM ET9:52 ET13:52 GMT21:52 6:52 AM MST8:52 AM EST9:22 AM VEN17:52 UAE8:52 AM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 4 with an RBI Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 11-8. Bell scored twice. He ended the game with a .255 batting average.
Oct. 1 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET0:14 ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST11:44 PM VEN8:14 UAE11:14 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 2 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 4-1. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Sep. 29 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET23:16 ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST10:46 PM VEN7:16 UAE (+1)10:16 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Washington Nationals 6-1. He ended the game with a .254 batting average.
Sep. 29 8:10 AM PT9:10 AM MT10:10 AM CT11:10 AM ET11:10 ET15:10 GMT23:10 8:10 AM MST10:10 AM EST10:40 AM VEN19:10 UAE10:10 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Washington Nationals 5-4. The homer was his 26th of the season. He ended the game with a .256 batting average.
Analysis: Bell's two-run shot off Doolittle on a 93 mph fastball tied Jason Bay's Pirates rookie record of 26 homers, set in 2004. ''You don't want to go to the bathroom or walk away when he's up to the plate,'' manager Clint Hurdle said. ''You don't know what you're going to miss.''
Sep. 27 7:03 PM PT8:03 PM MT9:03 PM CT10:03 PM ET22:03 ET2:03 GMT10:03 7:03 PM MST9:03 PM EST9:33 PM VEN6:03 UAE (+1)9:03 PM CT-Josh Bell went 3 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-3. The homer was his 25th of the season. He ended the game with a .256 batting average.
Analysis: Bell has four RBIs in his last two games after he went 14 straight without one.
Sep. 26 7:21 PM PT8:21 PM MT9:21 PM CT10:21 PM ET22:21 ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST9:51 PM VEN6:21 UAE (+1)9:21 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Baltimore Orioles 10-1. He ended the game with a .252 batting average.
Sep. 24 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET0:14 ET4:14 GMT12:14 9:14 PM MST11:14 PM EST11:44 PM VEN8:14 UAE11:14 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 11-6. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .250 batting average.
Analysis: Bell's strong overall season is nearing an end on a downturn. The young slugger is 5 for 45 with no RBIs over his last 13 games and hasn't homered since Sept. 4.
Sep. 22 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET23:11 ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST10:41 PM VEN7:11 UAE (+1)10:11 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .252 batting average.
Sep. 21 10:02 PM PT11:02 PM MT12:02 AM CT1:02 AM ET1:02 ET5:02 GMT13:02 10:02 PM MST12:02 AM EST12:32 AM VEN9:02 UAE12:02 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4. He ended the game with a .252 batting average.
Sep. 20 12:43 PM PT1:43 PM MT2:43 PM CT3:43 PM ET15:43 ET19:43 GMT3:43 12:43 PM MST2:43 PM EST3:13 PM VEN23:43 UAE2:43 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0. He ended the game with a .254 batting average.
Sep. 19 6:54 AM PT7:54 AM MT8:54 AM CT9:54 AM ET9:54 ET13:54 GMT21:54 6:54 AM MST8:54 AM EST9:24 AM VEN17:54 UAE8:54 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 2 Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 3-0. He ended the game with a .256 batting average.
Sep. 17 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET21:29 ET1:29 GMT9:29 6:29 PM MST8:29 PM EST8:59 PM VEN5:29 UAE (+1)8:29 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Cincinnati Reds 5-2. He ended the game with a .257 batting average.
Sep. 17 9:47 PM PT10:47 PM MT11:47 PM CT12:47 AM ET0:47 ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST12:17 AM VEN8:47 UAE11:47 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Cincinnati Reds 2-1. He ended the game with a .256 batting average.
Sep. 15 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET23:22 ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST10:52 PM VEN7:22 UAE (+1)10:22 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Cincinnati Reds 4-2. He ended the game with a .258 batting average.
Sep. 14 8:25 AM PT9:25 AM MT10:25 AM CT11:25 AM ET11:25 ET15:25 GMT23:25 8:25 AM MST10:25 AM EST10:55 AM VEN19:25 UAE10:25 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 8-2. He ended the game with a .258 batting average.
Sep. 12 7:45 PM PT8:45 PM MT9:45 PM CT10:45 PM ET22:45 ET2:45 GMT10:45 7:45 PM MST9:45 PM EST10:15 PM VEN6:45 UAE (+1)9:45 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 2 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2. He ended the game with a .258 batting average.
Sep. 12 7:21 AM PT8:21 AM MT9:21 AM CT10:21 AM ET10:21 ET14:21 GMT22:21 7:21 AM MST9:21 AM EST9:51 AM VEN18:21 UAE9:21 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with a double Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-0. He ended the game with a .259 batting average.
Sep. 10 3:38 PM PT4:38 PM MT5:38 PM CT6:38 PM ET18:38 ET22:38 GMT6:38 3:38 PM MST5:38 PM EST6:08 PM VEN2:38 UAE (+1)5:38 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 7-0. He ended the game with a .259 batting average.
Sep. 9 7:41 PM PT8:41 PM MT9:41 PM CT10:41 PM ET22:41 ET2:41 GMT10:41 7:41 PM MST9:41 PM EST10:11 PM VEN6:41 UAE (+1)9:41 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3. He ended the game with a .261 batting average.
Sep. 9 10:06 AM PT11:06 AM MT12:06 PM CT1:06 PM ET13:06 ET17:06 GMT1:06 10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST12:36 PM VEN21:06 UAE12:06 PM CT-Josh Bell went 3 for 4 Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1. He ended the game with a .263 batting average.
Analysis: Bell was hitting just .186 over his previous 12 games, but there's no denying this rookie has a bright future.
Sep. 8 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET11:31 ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST11:01 AM VEN19:31 UAE10:31 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 5 with an RBI Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Chicago Cubs 8-2. He ended the game with a .259 batting average.
Analysis: Bell was 0 for 8 in the final three games of the Pirates' series with the Cubs after going 3 for 5 with a homer in the opener. Pittsburgh opens a series in St. Louis on Friday, and Bell has a .271/.364/.542 slash line with four homers and 14 RBIs in 13 games against them this season.
Sep. 6 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET23:49 ET3:49 GMT11:49 8:49 PM MST10:49 PM EST11:19 PM VEN7:49 UAE (+1)10:49 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 1 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Chicago Cubs 1-0. He ended the game with a .262 batting average.
Sep. 5 7:12 PM PT8:12 PM MT9:12 PM CT10:12 PM ET22:12 ET2:12 GMT10:12 7:12 PM MST9:12 PM EST9:42 PM VEN6:12 UAE (+1)9:12 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3. He ended the game with a .263 batting average.
Sep. 4 4:44 PM PT5:44 PM MT6:44 PM CT7:44 PM ET19:44 ET23:44 GMT7:44 4:44 PM MST6:44 PM EST7:14 PM VEN3:44 UAE (+1)6:44 PM CT-Josh Bell went 3 for 5 with a home run and four RBIs Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 12-0. The homer was his 24th of the season. He ended the game with a .264 batting average.
Analysis: Bell broke the National League record for most home runs by a rookie switch hitter, hitting his 24th of the season off hurting Chicago ace Jake Arrieta. Bell moved ahead of former Atlanta star Chipper Jones, who hit 23 for the Braves in 1995.
Sep. 3 1:40 PM PT2:40 PM MT3:40 PM CT4:40 PM ET16:40 ET20:40 GMT4:40 1:40 PM MST3:40 PM EST4:10 PM VEN0:40 UAE (+1)3:40 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 2 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Cincinnati Reds 3-1. He ended the game with a .261 batting average.
Sep. 2 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET22:14 ET2:14 GMT10:14 7:14 PM MST9:14 PM EST9:44 PM VEN6:14 UAE (+1)9:14 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Cincinnati Reds 5-0. He ended the game with a .260 batting average.
Sep. 2 9:10 PM PT10:10 PM MT11:10 PM CT12:10 AM ET0:10 ET4:10 GMT12:10 9:10 PM MST11:10 PM EST11:40 PM VEN8:10 UAE11:10 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with an RBI Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Cincinnati Reds 7-3. He ended the game with a .262 batting average.
Aug. 31 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET11:28 ET15:28 GMT23:28 8:28 AM MST10:28 AM EST10:58 AM VEN19:28 UAE10:28 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Chicago Cubs 17-3. The homer was his 23rd of the season. He ended the game with a .262 batting average.
Analysis: Bell's homer was his only hit in the Pirates' series in Chicago. Pittsburgh has a three-game series with the Reds beginning Friday, and Bell has a .433/.471/.633 slash line in his last eight versus Cincinnati.
Aug. 30 9:12 AM PT10:12 AM MT11:12 AM CT12:12 PM ET12:12 ET16:12 GMT0:12 9:12 AM MST11:12 AM EST11:42 AM VEN20:12 UAE11:12 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Chicago Cubs 4-1. He ended the game with a .262 batting average.
Aug. 29 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE12:08 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Chicago Cubs 6-1. He ended the game with a .264 batting average.
Analysis: Bell has been a tough out for Jake Arrieta, the Cubs' scheduled starter for Tuesday, going 6 for 11 with a homer and two doubles against the 2015 NL Cy Young Award winner.
Aug. 27 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET18:02 ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST5:32 PM VEN2:02 UAE (+1)5:02 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with a double Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Cincinnati Reds 5-2. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .266 batting average.
Aug. 26 6:13 PM PT7:13 PM MT8:13 PM CT9:13 PM ET21:13 ET1:13 GMT9:13 6:13 PM MST8:13 PM EST8:43 PM VEN5:13 UAE (+1)8:13 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with a double Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Cincinnati Reds 1-0. He ended the game with a .267 batting average.
Aug. 25 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET23:43 ET3:43 GMT11:43 8:43 PM MST10:43 PM EST11:13 PM VEN7:43 UAE (+1)10:43 PM CT-Josh Bell went 4 for 5 with a home run and three RBIs Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Cincinnati Reds 9-5. The homer was his 22nd of the season. Bell scored twice. He ended the game with a .267 batting average.
Analysis: Bell is batting .400 (20 for 50) with three homers, three doubles, two triples, 17 RBIs, 11 runs and 10 walks in his last 15 games.
Aug. 24 5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET20:10 ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST7:40 PM VEN4:10 UAE (+1)7:10 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2. He ended the game with a .260 batting average.
Aug. 24 9:03 PM PT10:03 PM MT11:03 PM CT12:03 AM ET0:03 ET4:03 GMT12:03 9:03 PM MST11:03 PM EST11:33 PM VEN8:03 UAE11:03 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0. He ended the game with a .263 batting average.
Aug. 22 8:01 PM PT9:01 PM MT10:01 PM CT11:01 PM ET23:01 ET3:01 GMT11:01 8:01 PM MST10:01 PM EST10:31 PM VEN7:01 UAE (+1)10:01 PM CT-Bell went 2 for 3 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-5. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .265 batting average.
Analysis: He's batting .421 over a 12-game stretch.
Aug. 22 10:19 PM PT11:19 PM MT12:19 AM CT1:19 AM ET1:19 ET5:19 GMT13:19 10:19 PM MST12:19 AM EST12:49 AM VEN9:19 UAE12:19 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 2 with an RBI Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5. He ended the game with a .262 batting average.
Analysis: Bell didn't start but came through with a game-tying groundout in the eighth inning, giving him 14 RBIs over his last 10 contests. The promising first baseman also sports a .400 average (14 for 35) in his past 11 games.
Aug. 21 8:40 AM PT9:40 AM MT10:40 AM CT11:40 AM ET11:40 ET15:40 GMT23:40 8:40 AM MST10:40 AM EST11:10 AM VEN19:40 UAE10:40 AM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 4 with a home run and four RBIs Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3. The homer was his 21st of the season. He ended the game with a .261 batting average.
Analysis: Bell is on a run-producing tear for the Pirates over his last 10 games. He's hitting .394 with two homers, two triples, three doubles and 13 RBIs in that stretch.
Aug. 20 9:57 AM PT10:57 AM MT11:57 AM CT12:57 PM ET12:57 ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST12:27 PM VEN20:57 UAE11:57 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .258 batting average.
Aug. 18 8:20 PM PT9:20 PM MT10:20 PM CT11:20 PM ET23:20 ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST10:50 PM VEN7:20 UAE (+1)10:20 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with a double and two RBIs Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the St. Louis Cardinals 11-10. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .260 batting average.
Aug. 18 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET0:53 ET4:53 GMT12:53 9:53 PM MST11:53 PM EST12:23 AM VEN8:53 UAE11:53 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 with an RBI Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 11-7. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .260 batting average.
Aug. 16 3:31 PM PT4:31 PM MT5:31 PM CT6:31 PM ET18:31 ET22:31 GMT6:31 3:31 PM MST5:31 PM EST6:01 PM VEN2:31 UAE (+1)5:31 PM CT-Josh Bell went 3 for 4 with a triple and two RBIs Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 7-6. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .260 batting average.
Analysis: Bell has hit .474 with four walks, five extra-base hits and six RBIs over his last six games - all on the road. He's batting .244 with one XBH (a double) and three RBIs in his last 14 home games, and Pittsburgh begins an eight-game homestand Friday.
Aug. 15 8:10 PM PT9:10 PM MT10:10 PM CT11:10 PM ET23:10 ET3:10 GMT11:10 8:10 PM MST10:10 PM EST10:40 PM VEN7:10 UAE (+1)10:10 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 3-1. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .255 batting average.
Aug. 12 2:07 PM PT3:07 PM MT4:07 PM CT5:07 PM ET17:07 ET21:07 GMT5:07 2:07 PM MST4:07 PM EST4:37 PM VEN1:07 UAE (+1)4:07 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 3 with a triple Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .257 batting average.
Analysis: Bell has heated up, going 6 for 12 with four extra-base hits and four RBIs in his last four games.
Aug. 11 7:21 PM PT8:21 PM MT9:21 PM CT10:21 PM ET22:21 ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST9:51 PM VEN6:21 UAE (+1)9:21 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 2 with an RBI Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2. He ended the game with a .254 batting average.
Aug. 10 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Bell went 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 7-5. The homer was his 20th of the season. He ended the game with a .255 batting average.
Analysis: He has just three homers since July 7.
Aug. 9 8:52 PM PT9:52 PM MT10:52 PM CT11:52 PM ET23:52 ET3:52 GMT11:52 8:52 PM MST10:52 PM EST11:22 PM VEN7:52 UAE (+1)10:52 PM CT-Bell went 2 for 3 with two doubles Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Detroit Tigers 10-0. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Analysis: He broke up Justin Verlander's no-hitter in the sixth.
Aug. 8 7:24 PM PT8:24 PM MT9:24 PM CT10:24 PM ET22:24 ET2:24 GMT10:24 7:24 PM MST9:24 PM EST9:54 PM VEN6:24 UAE (+1)9:24 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 2 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3. He ended the game with a .249 batting average.
Aug. 7 6:49 PM PT7:49 PM MT8:49 PM CT9:49 PM ET21:49 ET1:49 GMT9:49 6:49 PM MST8:49 PM EST9:19 PM VEN5:49 UAE (+1)8:49 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Detroit Tigers 3-0. He ended the game with a .251 batting average.
Aug. 7 6:50 AM PT7:50 AM MT8:50 AM CT9:50 AM ET9:50 ET13:50 GMT21:50 6:50 AM MST8:50 AM EST9:20 AM VEN17:50 UAE8:50 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 1 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the San Diego Padres 5-4. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Aug. 6 11:37 PM PT12:37 AM MT1:37 AM CT2:37 AM ET2:37 ET6:37 GMT14:37 11:37 PM MST1:37 AM EST2:07 AM VEN10:37 UAE1:37 AM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 4 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the San Diego Padres 5-2. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Analysis: Riding a six-game hitting streak, Bell has raised his fantasy stock by batting .333 (32 for 96) with four homers and 20 RBIs over his last 25 contests. On the down side, he's homered just once in his past 16 games at PNC Park.
Aug. 5 9:31 AM PT10:31 AM MT11:31 AM CT12:31 PM ET12:31 ET16:31 GMT0:31 9:31 AM MST11:31 AM EST12:01 PM VEN20:31 UAE11:31 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the San Diego Padres 10-6. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .251 batting average.
Aug. 3 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET22:09 ET2:09 GMT10:09 7:09 PM MST9:09 PM EST9:39 PM VEN6:09 UAE (+1)9:09 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 3 with an RBI Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-0. He ended the game with a .251 batting average.
Analysis: Bell has driven in one run and hit safely in each of his last four games while going 5 for 11 with a homer.
Aug. 3 7:31 AM PT8:31 AM MT9:31 AM CT10:31 AM ET10:31 ET14:31 GMT22:31 7:31 AM MST9:31 AM EST10:01 AM VEN18:31 UAE9:31 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with an RBI Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Cincinnati Reds 5-2. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .247 batting average.
Aug. 1 7:44 PM PT8:44 PM MT9:44 PM CT10:44 PM ET22:44 ET2:44 GMT10:44 7:44 PM MST9:44 PM EST10:14 PM VEN6:44 UAE (+1)9:44 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 with an RBI Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Cincinnati Reds 9-1. He ended the game with a .247 batting average.
July 31 8:00 AM PT9:00 AM MT10:00 AM CT11:00 AM ET11:00 ET15:00 GMT23:00 8:00 AM MST10:00 AM EST10:30 AM VEN19:00 UAE10:00 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 1 with a home run and an RBI Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the San Diego Padres 7-1. The homer was his 19th of the season. He ended the game with a .247 batting average.
July 30 6:47 AM PT7:47 AM MT8:47 AM CT9:47 AM ET9:47 ET13:47 GMT21:47 6:47 AM MST8:47 AM EST9:17 AM VEN17:47 UAE8:47 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the San Diego Padres 4-2. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
July 29 10:42 AM PT11:42 AM MT12:42 PM CT1:42 PM ET13:42 ET17:42 GMT1:42 10:42 AM MST12:42 PM EST1:12 PM VEN21:42 UAE12:42 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the San Diego Padres 3-2. He ended the game with a .246 batting average.
July 26 3:36 PM PT4:36 PM MT5:36 PM CT6:36 PM ET18:36 ET22:36 GMT6:36 3:36 PM MST5:36 PM EST6:06 PM VEN2:36 UAE (+1)5:36 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the San Francisco Giants 2-1. He ended the game with a .249 batting average.
Analysis: Bell had a six-game hit streak snapped. He went 11 for 28 (.393) with a homer, two doubles, a triple and seven RBIs over that run.
July 26 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 5 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the San Francisco Giants 11-3. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .252 batting average.
July 25 10:07 AM PT11:07 AM MT12:07 PM CT1:07 PM ET13:07 ET17:07 GMT1:07 10:07 AM MST12:07 PM EST12:37 PM VEN21:07 UAE12:07 PM CT-Josh Bell went 3 for 5 with a double and an RBI Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 10-3. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .253 batting average.
Analysis: Bell is 9 for 19 with a homer, triple, two doubles and six RBIs in his last four games and is really coming into his own as a hitter.
July 24 7:34 AM PT8:34 AM MT9:34 AM CT10:34 AM ET10:34 ET14:34 GMT22:34 7:34 AM MST9:34 AM EST10:04 AM VEN18:34 UAE9:34 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with an RBI Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Colorado Rockies 13-3. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
July 23 8:23 AM PT9:23 AM MT10:23 AM CT11:23 AM ET11:23 ET15:23 GMT23:23 8:23 AM MST10:23 AM EST10:53 AM VEN19:23 UAE10:23 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Colorado Rockies 7-3. The homer was his 18th of the season. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
July 22 9:29 AM PT10:29 AM MT11:29 AM CT12:29 PM ET12:29 ET16:29 GMT0:29 9:29 AM MST11:29 AM EST11:59 AM VEN20:29 UAE11:29 AM CT-Josh Bell went 4 for 6 with a double and a triple and four RBIs Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Colorado Rockies 13-5. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
Analysis: From June 21 to July 21, Bell hit .291 with a .552 slugging percentage. The Pirates would love to see that continue for the final two months.
July 20 1:10 PM PT2:10 PM MT3:10 PM CT4:10 PM ET16:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 1:10 PM MST3:10 PM EST3:40 PM VEN0:10 UAE (+1)3:10 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2. He ended the game with a .240 batting average.
July 19 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET23:16 ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST10:46 PM VEN7:16 UAE (+1)10:16 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 1 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2. He ended the game with a .240 batting average.
July 18 7:26 PM PT8:26 PM MT9:26 PM CT10:26 PM ET22:26 ET2:26 GMT10:26 7:26 PM MST9:26 PM EST9:56 PM VEN6:26 UAE (+1)9:26 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3. He ended the game with a .241 batting average.
July 17 7:28 PM PT8:28 PM MT9:28 PM CT10:28 PM ET22:28 ET2:28 GMT10:28 7:28 PM MST9:28 PM EST9:58 PM VEN6:28 UAE (+1)9:28 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with a double Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .241 batting average.
July 16 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3. He ended the game with a .240 batting average.
July 15 7:15 PM PT8:15 PM MT9:15 PM CT10:15 PM ET22:15 ET2:15 GMT10:15 7:15 PM MST9:15 PM EST9:45 PM VEN6:15 UAE (+1)9:15 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
Analysis: He's hit safely in seven straight games while going 12 for 30 (.400) with two homers, three doubles, a triple, 10 RBIs and seven runs scored.
July 14 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET23:17 ET3:17 GMT11:17 8:17 PM MST10:17 PM EST10:47 PM VEN7:17 UAE (+1)10:17 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 3 with a home run and four RBIs Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2. The homer was his 17th of the season. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
Analysis: Bell hit a three-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning. He's hit safely in six straight games while going 11 for 26 (.423) with two homers, three doubles, a triple, 10 RBIs and seven runs scored.
July 9 2:28 PM PT3:28 PM MT4:28 PM CT5:28 PM ET17:28 ET21:28 GMT5:28 2:28 PM MST4:28 PM EST4:58 PM VEN1:28 UAE (+1)4:28 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 5 with an RBI Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 14-3. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
July 9 9:01 PM PT10:01 PM MT11:01 PM CT12:01 AM ET0:01 ET4:01 GMT12:01 9:01 PM MST11:01 PM EST11:31 PM VEN8:01 UAE11:01 PM CT-Bell went 3 for 4 with two doubles Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2. Bell scored twice. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
Analysis: He's 7 for 18 over a four-game stretch.
July 7 4:07 PM PT5:07 PM MT6:07 PM CT7:07 PM ET19:07 ET23:07 GMT7:07 4:07 PM MST6:07 PM EST6:37 PM VEN3:07 UAE (+1)6:07 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with an RBI Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Chicago Cubs 6-1. He ended the game with a .229 batting average.
Analysis: Bell has five RBIs in the last three games with three of his four hits over that stretch going for extra bases.
July 6 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET23:21 ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST10:51 PM VEN7:21 UAE (+1)10:21 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 5 with a double, a home run and three RBIs Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3. The homer was his 16th of the season. Bell scored twice. He ended the game with a .229 batting average.
Analysis: Bell was drilled in the lower back on Altherr's throw from right field as he was sliding into second in the eighth inning. After some assistance from the trainer, he remained in the game.
July 5 8:25 PM PT9:25 PM MT10:25 PM CT11:25 PM ET23:25 ET3:25 GMT11:25 8:25 PM MST10:25 PM EST10:55 PM VEN7:25 UAE (+1)10:25 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 5 with a triple and an RBI Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .226 batting average.
July 3 6:57 PM PT7:57 PM MT8:57 PM CT9:57 PM ET21:57 ET1:57 GMT9:57 6:57 PM MST8:57 PM EST9:27 PM VEN5:57 UAE (+1)8:57 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0. He ended the game with a .227 batting average.
July 2 6:22 PM PT7:22 PM MT8:22 PM CT9:22 PM ET21:22 ET1:22 GMT9:22 6:22 PM MST8:22 PM EST8:52 PM VEN5:22 UAE (+1)8:22 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the San Francisco Giants 5-3. He ended the game with a .230 batting average.
July 1 5:56 PM PT6:56 PM MT7:56 PM CT8:56 PM ET20:56 ET0:56 GMT8:56 5:56 PM MST7:56 PM EST8:26 PM VEN4:56 UAE (+1)7:56 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 2 with an RBI Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the San Francisco Giants 2-1. He ended the game with a .233 batting average.
June 30 8:16 PM PT9:16 PM MT10:16 PM CT11:16 PM ET23:16 ET3:16 GMT11:16 8:16 PM MST10:16 PM EST10:46 PM VEN7:16 UAE (+1)10:16 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 5 with a double and an RBI Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the San Francisco Giants 13-5. Bell scored twice. He ended the game with a .231 batting average.
Analysis: Bell has driven in a run in each of his last three games and has seven RBIs in his past nine while homering three times.
June 29 8:14 PM PT9:14 PM MT10:14 PM CT11:14 PM ET23:14 ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST10:44 PM VEN7:14 UAE (+1)10:14 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with an RBI Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-0. He ended the game with a .232 batting average.
Analysis: Bell is the fourth switch hitter in team history to hit at last 15 home runs in a season, joining Bobby Bonilla (five times), Neil Walker (three times) and Ryan Doumit (once).
June 29 7:17 AM PT8:17 AM MT9:17 AM CT10:17 AM ET10:17 ET14:17 GMT22:17 7:17 AM MST9:17 AM EST9:47 AM VEN18:17 UAE9:17 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2. The homer was his 15th of the season. Bell scored twice. He ended the game with a .232 batting average.
Analysis: Bell has homered three times in his last seven games and now has six in 24 contests in June. The 24-year-old has a chance to further elevate his fantasy profile if he can come close to duplicating the career .303 average he's produced in the minors.
June 27 7:58 PM PT8:58 PM MT9:58 PM CT10:58 PM ET22:58 ET2:58 GMT10:58 7:58 PM MST9:58 PM EST10:28 PM VEN6:58 UAE (+1)9:58 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2. He ended the game with a .230 batting average.
June 26 7:43 AM PT8:43 AM MT9:43 AM CT10:43 AM ET10:43 ET14:43 GMT22:43 7:43 AM MST9:43 AM EST10:13 AM VEN18:43 UAE9:43 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 8-4. He ended the game with a .233 batting average.
June 25 9:54 AM PT10:54 AM MT11:54 AM CT12:54 PM ET12:54 ET16:54 GMT0:54 9:54 AM MST11:54 AM EST12:24 PM VEN20:54 UAE11:54 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with an RBI Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
June 24 8:34 AM PT9:34 AM MT10:34 AM CT11:34 AM ET11:34 ET15:34 GMT23:34 8:34 AM MST10:34 AM EST11:04 AM VEN19:34 UAE10:34 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with a home run and an RBI Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3. The homer was his 14th of the season. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
Analysis: It's the second homer in three games for the 24-year-old, who's now gone deep five times while producing 12 RBIs in 20 contests this month. Bell is 4 for 11 over his last three games
June 22 2:33 PM PT3:33 PM MT4:33 PM CT5:33 PM ET17:33 ET21:33 GMT5:33 2:33 PM MST4:33 PM EST5:03 PM VEN1:33 UAE (+1)4:33 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with an RBI Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2. Bell added a stolen base. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
June 22 8:29 AM PT9:29 AM MT10:29 AM CT11:29 AM ET11:29 ET15:29 GMT23:29 8:29 AM MST10:29 AM EST10:59 AM VEN19:29 UAE10:29 AM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 3 with a home run and an RBI Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3. The homer was his 13th of the season. He ended the game with a .235 batting average.
Analysis: After struggling to a .198 average in May, Bell is hitting .274 (17 for 62) with four homers and 10 RBIs through his first 18 games of June. The 24-year-old sports a .306 average and a 1.077 OPS against right-handers this month.
June 20 8:12 PM PT9:12 PM MT10:12 PM CT11:12 PM ET23:12 ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST10:42 PM VEN7:12 UAE (+1)10:12 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 1 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-3. He ended the game with a .230 batting average.
June 19 8:31 PM PT9:31 PM MT10:31 PM CT11:31 PM ET23:31 ET3:31 GMT11:31 8:31 PM MST10:31 PM EST11:01 PM VEN7:31 UAE (+1)10:31 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 5 Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-1. He ended the game with a .231 batting average.
June 18 4:53 PM PT5:53 PM MT6:53 PM CT7:53 PM ET19:53 ET23:53 GMT7:53 4:53 PM MST6:53 PM EST7:23 PM VEN3:53 UAE (+1)6:53 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Chicago Cubs 7-1. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
June 18 10:46 PM PT11:46 PM MT12:46 AM CT1:46 AM ET1:46 ET5:46 GMT13:46 10:46 PM MST12:46 AM EST1:16 AM VEN9:46 UAE12:46 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 with a double Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Chicago Cubs 4-3. He ended the game with a .239 batting average.
June 16 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET23:21 ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST10:51 PM VEN7:21 UAE (+1)10:21 PM CT-Bell went 2 for 4 with a triple, a home run and three RBIs Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Chicago Cubs 9-5. The homer was his 12th of the season. Bell scored twice. He ended the game with a .238 batting average.
Analysis: He is 10 for 26 over the last eight games.
June 15 8:28 AM PT9:28 AM MT10:28 AM CT11:28 AM ET11:28 ET15:28 GMT23:28 8:28 AM MST10:28 AM EST10:58 AM VEN19:28 UAE10:28 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Colorado Rockies 5-1. He ended the game with a .233 batting average.
June 14 7:55 AM PT8:55 AM MT9:55 AM CT10:55 AM ET10:55 ET14:55 GMT22:55 7:55 AM MST9:55 AM EST10:25 AM VEN18:55 UAE9:55 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
June 12 8:24 PM PT9:24 PM MT10:24 PM CT11:24 PM ET23:24 ET3:24 GMT11:24 8:24 PM MST10:24 PM EST10:54 PM VEN7:24 UAE (+1)10:24 PM CT-Bell went 1 for 1 Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Colorado Rockies 7-2. He ended the game with a .235 batting average.
Analysis: He's 7 for 16 over a five-game stretch.
June 11 3:50 PM PT4:50 PM MT5:50 PM CT6:50 PM ET18:50 ET22:50 GMT6:50 3:50 PM MST5:50 PM EST6:20 PM VEN2:50 UAE (+1)5:50 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Miami Marlins 3-1. He ended the game with a .231 batting average.
June 10 5:45 PM PT6:45 PM MT7:45 PM CT8:45 PM ET20:45 ET0:45 GMT8:45 5:45 PM MST7:45 PM EST8:15 PM VEN4:45 UAE (+1)7:45 PM CT-Josh Bell went 3 for 5 with a triple and an RBI Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Miami Marlins 7-6. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .231 batting average.
Analysis: Bell set a season high with three hits and matched a personal best.
June 9 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET23:17 ET3:17 GMT11:17 8:17 PM MST10:17 PM EST10:47 PM VEN7:17 UAE (+1)10:17 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Miami Marlins 12-7. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .222 batting average.
June 9 8:32 AM PT9:32 AM MT10:32 AM CT11:32 AM ET11:32 ET15:32 GMT23:32 8:32 AM MST10:32 AM EST11:02 AM VEN19:32 UAE10:32 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 2 with a double and an RBI Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Miami Marlins 7-1. He ended the game with a .221 batting average.
June 7 8:54 PM PT9:54 PM MT10:54 PM CT11:54 PM ET23:54 ET3:54 GMT11:54 8:54 PM MST10:54 PM EST11:24 PM VEN7:54 UAE (+1)10:54 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Baltimore Orioles 9-6. He ended the game with a .218 batting average.
June 6 8:30 PM PT9:30 PM MT10:30 PM CT11:30 PM ET23:30 ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 PM MST10:30 PM EST11:00 PM VEN7:30 UAE (+1)10:30 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Baltimore Orioles 6-5. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .222 batting average.
June 5 8:50 AM PT9:50 AM MT10:50 AM CT11:50 AM ET11:50 ET15:50 GMT23:50 8:50 AM MST10:50 AM EST11:20 AM VEN19:50 UAE10:50 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 5 with an RBI Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the New York Mets 11-1. He ended the game with a .221 batting average.
June 4 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET0:18 ET4:18 GMT12:18 9:18 PM MST11:18 PM EST11:48 PM VEN8:18 UAE11:18 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 5 with a home run and an RBI Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the New York Mets 4-2. The homer was his 11th of the season. He ended the game with a .227 batting average.
Analysis: After going 13 straight games without homering, Bell has connected for one in each of the first two matchups in this series. The 24-year-old hit just .128 (6 for 47) over a 12-game stretch prior to Friday's 2-for-4, two-RBI performance, so it appears he's breaking out of his slump.
June 2 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET23:47 ET3:47 GMT11:47 8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST11:17 PM VEN7:47 UAE (+1)10:47 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the New York Mets 12-7. The homer was his 10th of the season. Bell scored twice. He ended the game with a .228 batting average.
June 1 9:21 AM PT10:21 AM MT11:21 AM CT12:21 PM ET12:21 ET16:21 GMT0:21 9:21 AM MST11:21 AM EST11:51 AM VEN20:21 UAE11:21 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5. He ended the game with a .222 batting average.
May 30 6:52 PM PT7:52 PM MT8:52 PM CT9:52 PM ET21:52 ET1:52 GMT9:52 6:52 PM MST8:52 PM EST9:22 PM VEN5:52 UAE (+1)8:52 PM CT-Bell went 0 for 4 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-0. He ended the game with a .227 batting average.
Analysis: He's 3 for 30 with eight strikeouts in his last seven games.
May 29 5:47 PM PT6:47 PM MT7:47 PM CT8:47 PM ET20:47 ET0:47 GMT8:47 5:47 PM MST7:47 PM EST8:17 PM VEN4:47 UAE (+1)7:47 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 2 with an RBI Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3. He ended the game with a .232 batting average.
May 29 8:10 AM PT9:10 AM MT10:10 AM CT11:10 AM ET11:10 ET15:10 GMT23:10 8:10 AM MST10:10 AM EST10:40 AM VEN19:10 UAE10:10 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 5 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the New York Mets 7-2. He ended the game with a .235 batting average.
May 28 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 5 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the New York Mets 5-4. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
May 27 10:15 AM PT11:15 AM MT12:15 PM CT1:15 PM ET13:15 ET17:15 GMT1:15 10:15 AM MST12:15 PM EST12:45 PM VEN21:15 UAE12:15 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the New York Mets 8-1. He ended the game with a .237 batting average.
May 25 12:20 PM PT1:20 PM MT2:20 PM CT3:20 PM ET15:20 ET19:20 GMT3:20 12:20 PM MST2:20 PM EST2:50 PM VEN23:20 UAE2:20 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 5 with a double Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Atlanta Braves 9-4. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .242 batting average.
May 25 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET11:31 ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST11:01 AM VEN19:31 UAE10:31 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 6 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Atlanta Braves 12-5. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
May 24 10:28 AM PT11:28 AM MT12:28 PM CT1:28 PM ET13:28 ET17:28 GMT1:28 10:28 AM MST12:28 PM EST12:58 PM VEN21:28 UAE12:28 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Atlanta Braves 6-5. Bell scored twice. He ended the game with a .254 batting average.
Analysis: Bell is hitting .314 with four homers, four doubles and 11 RBIs over his last 11 games.
May 23 9:04 PM PT10:04 PM MT11:04 PM CT12:04 AM ET0:04 ET4:04 GMT12:04 9:04 PM MST11:04 PM EST11:34 PM VEN8:04 UAE11:04 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Atlanta Braves 5-2. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .246 batting average.
May 21 2:21 PM PT3:21 PM MT4:21 PM CT5:21 PM ET17:21 ET21:21 GMT5:21 2:21 PM MST4:21 PM EST4:51 PM VEN1:21 UAE (+1)4:21 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 2 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
May 20 4:28 PM PT5:28 PM MT6:28 PM CT7:28 PM ET19:28 ET23:28 GMT7:28 4:28 PM MST6:28 PM EST6:58 PM VEN3:28 UAE (+1)6:28 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
May 19 7:28 PM PT8:28 PM MT9:28 PM CT10:28 PM ET22:28 ET2:28 GMT10:28 7:28 PM MST9:28 PM EST9:58 PM VEN6:28 UAE (+1)9:28 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .256 batting average.
Analysis: Bell is 8 for 22 with four homers, three doubles and 10 RBIs over a seven-game hit streak.
May 18 1:24 PM PT2:24 PM MT3:24 PM CT4:24 PM ET16:24 ET20:24 GMT4:24 1:24 PM MST3:24 PM EST3:54 PM VEN0:24 UAE (+1)3:24 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 10-4. The homer was his ninth of the season. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
Analysis: Bell homered for the second straight game and for the fourth time in his last six contests. He's had one hit in each of those six games, with the other two being doubles, and has driven in nine runs.
May 17 8:51 PM PT9:51 PM MT10:51 PM CT11:51 PM ET23:51 ET3:51 GMT11:51 8:51 PM MST10:51 PM EST11:21 PM VEN7:51 UAE (+1)10:51 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 6-1. He ended the game with a .246 batting average.
Analysis: Bell has hit three of his eight homers in the last five games. His other two hits in that span were doubles.
May 16 7:53 PM PT8:53 PM MT9:53 PM CT10:53 PM ET22:53 ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST10:23 PM VEN6:53 UAE (+1)9:53 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 with a double Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Washington Nationals 8-4. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .244 batting average.
May 15 6:57 AM PT7:57 AM MT8:57 AM CT9:57 AM ET9:57 ET13:57 GMT21:57 6:57 AM MST8:57 AM EST9:27 AM VEN17:57 UAE8:57 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4. The homer was his seventh of the season. He ended the game with a .243 batting average.
May 14 9:06 AM PT10:06 AM MT11:06 AM CT12:06 PM ET12:06 ET16:06 GMT0:06 9:06 AM MST11:06 AM EST11:36 AM VEN20:06 UAE11:06 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 2 with a double Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3. He ended the game with a .241 batting average.
May 13 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE12:08 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-4. The homer was his sixth of the season. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
Analysis: Bell had entered the day in an 0-for-14 slump and didn't even start two of Pittsburgh's previous three games.
May 12 8:27 AM PT9:27 AM MT10:27 AM CT11:27 AM ET11:27 ET15:27 GMT23:27 8:27 AM MST10:27 AM EST10:57 AM VEN19:27 UAE10:27 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 1 Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1. He ended the game with a .234 batting average.
May 11 8:32 AM PT9:32 AM MT10:32 AM CT11:32 AM ET11:32 ET15:32 GMT23:32 8:32 AM MST10:32 AM EST11:02 AM VEN19:32 UAE10:32 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2. He ended the game with a .236 batting average.
May 10 1:25 PM PT2:25 PM MT3:25 PM CT4:25 PM ET16:25 ET20:25 GMT4:25 1:25 PM MST3:25 PM EST3:55 PM VEN0:25 UAE (+1)3:25 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 1 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3. He ended the game with a .245 batting average.
May 9 8:40 AM PT9:40 AM MT10:40 AM CT11:40 AM ET11:40 ET15:40 GMT23:40 8:40 AM MST10:40 AM EST11:10 AM VEN19:40 UAE10:40 AM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 12-1. He ended the game with a .248 batting average.
May 7 3:37 PM PT4:37 PM MT5:37 PM CT6:37 PM ET18:37 ET22:37 GMT6:37 3:37 PM MST5:37 PM EST6:07 PM VEN2:37 UAE (+1)5:37 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 4 Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2. He ended the game with a .258 batting average.
May 6 7:41 PM PT8:41 PM MT9:41 PM CT10:41 PM ET22:41 ET2:41 GMT10:41 7:41 PM MST9:41 PM EST10:11 PM VEN6:41 UAE (+1)9:41 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 4 with a double Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .269 batting average.
Analysis: Bell is hitting .351 in his last 10 games.
May 6 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET0:45 ET4:45 GMT12:45 9:45 PM MST11:45 PM EST12:15 AM VEN8:45 UAE11:45 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 4 with a double, a home run and an RBI Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0. The homer was his fifth of the season. Bell scored twice. He ended the game with a .258 batting average.
May 4 1:42 PM PT2:42 PM MT3:42 PM CT4:42 PM ET16:42 ET20:42 GMT4:42 1:42 PM MST3:42 PM EST4:12 PM VEN0:42 UAE (+1)3:42 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 4 with a double Thursday as the Pittsburgh Pirates lost to the Cincinnati Reds 4-2. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .247 batting average.
Analysis: Bell is 9 for 29 (.310) with two homers, three RBIs and six runs over his last eight games.
May 3 8:27 PM PT9:27 PM MT10:27 PM CT11:27 PM ET23:27 ET3:27 GMT11:27 8:27 PM MST10:27 PM EST10:57 PM VEN7:27 UAE (+1)10:27 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Cincinnati Reds 7-2. He ended the game with a .235 batting average.
May 2 7:21 PM PT8:21 PM MT9:21 PM CT10:21 PM ET22:21 ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST9:51 PM VEN6:21 UAE (+1)9:21 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 5 Tuesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Cincinnati Reds 12-3. He ended the game with a .231 batting average.
May 1 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET23:21 ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST10:51 PM VEN7:21 UAE (+1)10:21 PM CT-Josh Bell went 0 for 3 Monday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Cincinnati Reds 4-3. He ended the game with a .247 batting average.
Analysis: Bell had hit safely in his previous four games while going 6 for 14 with two homers, three RBIs and five runs scored.
Apr. 30 6:30 PM PT7:30 PM MT8:30 PM CT9:30 PM ET21:30 ET1:30 GMT9:30 6:30 PM MST8:30 PM EST9:00 PM VEN5:30 UAE (+1)8:30 PM CT-Josh Bell went 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs Sunday as the Pittsburgh Pirates fell to the Miami Marlins 10-3. The homer was his fourth of the season. Bell stole a base. He ended the game with a .257 batting average.
Analysis: Bell is starting to see the ball better, going 6 for 14 with two homers and three walks in his last four games.
Apr. 29 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET22:22 ET2:22 GMT10:22 7:22 PM MST9:22 PM EST9:52 PM VEN6:22 UAE (+1)9:22 PM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 4 Saturday as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 4-0. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .242 batting average.
Apr. 29 11:43 PM PT12:43 AM MT1:43 AM CT2:43 AM ET2:43 ET6:43 GMT14:43 11:43 PM MST1:43 AM EST2:13 AM VEN10:43 UAE1:43 AM CT-Josh Bell went 1 for 3 Friday as the Pittsburgh Pirates topped the Miami Marlins 12-2. Bell scored once. He ended the game with a .242 batting average.
Apr. 27 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET0:41 ET4:41 GMT12:41 9:41 PM MST11:41 PM EST12:11 AM VEN8:41 UAE11:41 PM CT-Bell hit his third homer of the season Wednesday in a win over the Cubs.
Analysis: Bell has reaches base in 11 straight games, going 10 for 30 with three homers, five RBIs, five runs and five walks.
Apr. 21 8:00 PM PT9:00 PM MT10:00 PM CT11:00 PM ET23:00 ET3:00 GMT11:00 8:00 PM MST10:00 PM EST10:30 PM VEN7:00 UAE (+1)10:00 PM CT-Bell homered for the second straight game Friday, hitting a two-run shot against the Yankees.
Analysis: He's 5 for 15 over his last four games after hitting .156 in his first 12.
Apr. 19 5:38 PM PT6:38 PM MT7:38 PM CT8:38 PM ET20:38 ET0:38 GMT8:38 5:38 PM MST7:38 PM EST8:08 PM VEN4:38 UAE (+1)7:38 PM CT-Bell hit his first homer of the season Wednesday in St. Louis.
Analysis: He's 4 for 12 over his last three games after hitting .156 in his first 12.
Feb. 1 2:47 PM PT3:47 PM MT4:47 PM CT5:47 PM ET17:47 ET22:47 GMT6:47 3:47 PM MST5:47 PM EST6:17 PM VEN2:47 UAE (+1)4:47 PM CT-Bell underwent left knee surgery on Wednesday and could miss the start of spring training later this month. Bell told the team last month he was dealing with discomfort in the knee. Team doctors recommended surgery to remove a loose body they believe was causing the problem. Bell is expected to return to baseball activities in two to four weeks.
Analysis: The 24-year-old Bell, a second-round pick by the Pirates in 2011, hit .273 with three home runs and 19 RBIs in 45 games in 2016 after making his big-league debut on July 8. He is expected to compete for playing time at first, though he also saw time in right field last season.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2016 Pit 45 128 18 35 8 0 3 19 21 19 0 1 .273 .368 .406
2017 Pit 159 549 75 140 26 6 26 90 66 117 2 4 .255 .334 .466
Career 204 677 93 175 34 6 29 109 87 136 2 5 .258 .341 .455


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