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Josh Bell
Birthdate: 8/14/1992 (24 y, 10 m, 14 d)     Bats/Throws: B/R     Height/Weight: 6-2/245     Position: 1B
Drafted: 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 1, Overall: 61, Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Contract: Add New Contract
Reported: 2017  ETA: 2017  Team Rank: 4  Overall Rank: 50
HitGamePowerRawPowerSpeedFieldThrowsFuture Value
55 / 6050 / 5555 / 5540 / 3030 / 4055 / 5555
RotoWire News: Bell went 1-for-4 with his 14th homer -- and second in three games -- Friday against St. Louis. (6/24/2017)
Profiles:  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamPosH1B2B3BHRRRBISBCSBBSOYahooFanDuelDraftKings
SaberSimTBA @ PIT1B0.90.60.20.00.10.40.50.00.00.50.75.728.906.76

SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2012Pirates (A)1566161113.0 %31.8 %.129.381.274.288.403.30884    
2013Pirates (A)119519137576110.0 %17.3 %.174.319.279.353.453.369131    
2014Pirates (A+)843639455356.9 %11.8 %.166.364.335.384.502.403153    
2014Pirates (AA)24102013747.8 %11.8 %.021.329.287.343.309.30586    
2015Pirates (AA)9642754760710.3 %11.7 %.120.335.307.376.427.362130    
2015Pirates (AAA)3514522018214.5 %10.3 %.157.377.347.441.504.427174    
2016Pirates (AAA)114484145760311.8 %15.3 %.173.328.295.382.468.379143    
2016Pirates4515231819013.8 %12.5 %.133.294.273.368.406.339113-1.80.7-8.9-0.4
2017Depth Charts117490125857410.2 %14.8 %.150.304.275.351.425.333109-0.94.7-9.91.1
2017Steamer120512126156610.0 %14.9 %.144.312.280.355.424.335111-0.66.0-11.81.1
2017Fans (18)136596157172512.1 %13.8 %.155.307.282.369.437.347118-0.213.3-18.51.4
2017ZiPS147612157374410.5 %14.7 %.156.296.270.347.426.332108-1.64.5-13.61.1
2017Pirates77289143534210.7 %19.4 %.227.241.230.315.457.326102-0.70.0-4.60.5
2017ZiPS (R)79319103838210.6 %16.0 %.174.285.260.340.434.331105-0.71.2-5.80.6
2017Steamer (R)6828493335310.3 %16.5 %.166.303.273.350.439.337109-0.42.8-5.30.7
2017Depth Charts (R)7129793536210.4 %16.2 %.170.294.266.345.437.334107-0.52.1-6.20.5
Total- - -122441175353211.8 %17.0 %.195.260.245.333.440.331106-2.60.6-13.60.1

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2012Pirates (A)15626617115016112021020310.274
2013Pirates (A)11945951912876372137576521903501012.279
2014Pirates (A+)843313631117820494553251432141154.335
2014Pirates (AA)249410227252001378012000141.287
2015Pirates (AA)963684271138517654760444502931174.307
2015Pirates (AAA)351211454230732201821215120420.347
2016Pirates (AAA)11442148412483234145760578744201737.295
2016Pirates451281523524803181921019030401.273
2017Depth Charts1174314901198122412585750572352 44.275
2017Steamer1204515121268823312615651676343 64.280
2017Fans (18)1365155961451002551571727268236  52.282
2017ZiPS14753761214597276157374646903711845.270
2017Pirates77256289593112214353431256110921.230
2017ZiPS (R)79282319734714310383834351120 22.260
2017Steamer (R)6824928468451229333529347221 32.273
2017Depth Charts (R)7126229770461329353631348221 22.266
Total- - -1223844419455202175353522751401322.245

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2012Pirates (A)3.0 %31.8 %0.10.274.288.403.691.1293.9.381  0.17-1.3.30884
2013Pirates (A)10.0 %17.3 %0.58.279.353.453.806.1743.0.319  -1.17918.6.369131
2014Pirates (A+)6.9 %11.8 %0.58.335.384.502.886.1664.5.364  -0.76321.8.403153
2014Pirates (AA)7.8 %11.8 %0.67.287.343.309.652.0214.7.329  0.310-1.6.30586
2015Pirates (AA)10.3 %11.7 %0.88.307.376.427.803.1205.3.335  -0.26114.1.362130
2015Pirates (AAA)14.5 %10.3 %1.40.347.441.504.946.1576.1.377  0.22711.3.427174
2016Pirates (AAA)11.8 %15.3 %0.77.295.382.468.850.1733.4.328  -2.37422.4.379143
2016Pirates13.8 %12.5 %1.11.273.368.406.775.1331.7.294-1.1-0.2-0.5212.7.339113
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Depth Charts10.2 %14.8 %0.69.275.351.425.776.1503.9.3040.1 -1.0646.2.333109
2017Steamer10.0 %14.9 %0.68.280.355.424.779.1444.1.3120.1 -0.8687.3.335111
2017Fans (18)12.1 %13.8 %0.88.282.369.437.806.1554.2.307  -0.28414.2.347118
2017ZiPS10.5 %14.7 %0.71.270.347.426.773.1564.0.296  -1.6796.8.332108
2017Pirates10.7 %19.4 %0.55.230.315.457.772.2274.1.241-0.2-0.4-0.1371.3.326102
2017Average8.5 %21.5 %0.40.255.324.425.750.1705.0.299     .321 
2017ZiPS (R)10.6 %16.0 %0.66.260.340.434.774.1744.1.285-0.1 -0.7422.6.331105
2017Steamer (R)10.3 %16.5 %0.62.273.350.439.789.1663.9.3030.0 -0.4383.8.337109
2017Depth Charts (R)10.4 %16.2 %0.64.266.345.437.782.1704.0.2940.0 -0.5403.2.334107
Total- - -11.8 %17.0 %0.69.245.333.440.773.1953.1.260-1.3-0.6-0.7574.0.331106

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2012Pirates (A)1.0618.6 %41.9 %39.5 %23.5 %5.9 %  25.6 %18.6 %55.8 %   
2013Pirates (A)1.2315.9 %46.4 %37.7 %17.0 %9.6 %  43.7 %22.4 %33.9 %   
2014Pirates (A+)1.3318.0 %46.8 %35.2 %17.0 %9.0 %  43.5 %25.7 %30.8 %   
2014Pirates (AA)1.4810.0 %53.8 %36.3 %17.2 %0.0 %  34.2 %29.3 %36.6 %   
2015Pirates (AA)1.5315.8 %50.9 %33.2 %14.0 %4.7 %  38.7 %25.7 %35.7 %   
2015Pirates (AAA)1.5118.5 %49.1 %32.4 %11.4 %5.7 %  33.3 %28.7 %38.0 %   
2016Pirates (AAA)1.4422.6 %45.7 %31.7 %12.0 %13.0 %  45.9 %22.1 %32.1 %   
2016Pirates1.7521.4 %50.0 %28.6 %9.4 %9.4 %7.1 %0.0 %22.3 %34.8 %42.9 %22.3 %44.6 %33.0 %
2017Pirates1.7116.4 %52.7 %30.8 %8.1 %22.6 %6.6 %0.0 %42.8 %27.9 %29.4 %18.4 %50.2 %31.3 %
Total- - -1.7218.2 %51.8 %30.0 %8.5 %18.1 %6.8 %0.0 %35.5 %30.4 %34.2 %19.8 %48.2 %31.9 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012Pirates (A)181784   30122152
2013Pirates (A)1661355723   3217301051
2014Pirates (A+)1331005117   275588863
2014Pirates (AA)432985   159247406
2015Pirates (AA)1641075115   63610011637
2015Pirates (AAA)5335204   228337565
2016Pirates (AAA)1561087713   71310651778
2016Pirates5632243400246371617
2017Pirates106623357004877011188
Total- - -16294578110073310721805

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2016Pirates-0.23-2.672.443.620.381.041.19120.11-0.34
2017Pirates-0.26-5.395.133.050.361.030.9890.43-0.68
Total- - --0.49-8.067.576.680.741.031.10210.54-1.02

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2016Pirates56.1% (93.0)11.0% (85.0)4.4% (89.4)10.0% (78.7)16.9% (84.0)1.6% (86.6)  
2017Pirates57.6% (93.0)8.2% (85.0)5.6% (89.1)11.4% (77.9)15.9% (84.0)0.4% (83.8)0.8% (77.3)0.7%
Total- - -57.1% (93.0)9.2% (85.0)5.2% (89.2)10.9% (78.2)16.2% (84.0)0.8% (85.7)0.6% (77.3)0.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2016Pirates37.7 %10.2 %3.1 %1.5 % 8.3 %11.9 %9.4 %1.8 % 16.2 %   
2017Pirates38.1 %16.7 %4.3 %1.4 % 3.5 %9.1 %9.3 %2.2 % 14.3 % 1.1 % 
Total- - -38.0 %14.5 %3.9 %1.4 % 5.1 %10.1 %9.4 %2.1 % 15.0 % 0.7 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2016Pirates93.592.487.586.4 91.785.978.982.2 83.8  
2017Pirates93.492.489.084.8 90.085.077.480.0 84.1 76.1
Total- - -93.492.488.685.4 90.985.477.980.6 84.0 76.1

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2016Pirates38.2 %3.4 %2.0 %18.5 %16.2 %12.2 %9.6 %    
2017Pirates40.3 %6.0 %1.5 %16.5 %14.8 %9.1 %11.1 % 0.9 %  
Total- - -39.6 %5.1 %1.6 %17.2 %15.3 %10.1 %10.6 % 0.6 %  

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2016Pirates93.889.887.493.184.285.579.1   
2017Pirates94.190.085.192.084.385.778.4 78.1 
Total- - -94.089.986.092.484.385.678.6 78.1 

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2016Pirates5.01.2-2.2-0.80.7-0.5 1.451.76-8.30-1.350.64-5.10 
2017Pirates1.62.4-0.73.0-4.2-0.20.50.242.46-1.032.19-2.23-4.095.29
Total- - -6.73.6-2.92.1-3.6-0.70.50.652.18-3.121.08-1.21-4.765.29

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2016Pirates0.41.5-0.2-0.5 1.60.4-0.1-0.4 0.3  
2017Pirates-2.44.70.3-0.8 0.41.03.3-0.5 -5.4 0.4
Total- - --2.06.10.1-1.3 2.01.33.2-0.8 -5.1 0.4

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2016Pirates0.172.30-1.00-6.08 3.150.49-0.24-3.22 0.29  
2017Pirates-0.532.380.50-4.86 1.000.903.02-1.84 -3.17 2.73
Total- - --0.292.360.10-5.30 2.190.741.90-2.25 -1.89 2.73

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2016Pirates2.5-1.1-1.01.1 1.1-0.9   
2017Pirates1.41.1-0.50.7 1.42.9 0.5 
Total- - -3.90.0-1.61.8 2.62.1 0.5 

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2016Pirates1.06-5.37-8.720.991.161.53-1.46   
2017Pirates0.301.63-3.220.37-2.791.342.26 5.30 
Total- - -0.550.02-5.500.60-1.341.411.10 5.30 

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2016Pirates24.8 %70.7 %44.6 %73.6 %87.2 %82.9 %43.1 %59.9 %7.6 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
2017Pirates26.7 %64.3 %42.5 %67.4 %84.7 %78.4 %42.0 %54.0 %9.1 %
2017Average29.6 %66.7 %46.4 %62.6 %85.5 %77.5 %45.2 %60.3 %10.4 %
Total- - -26.1 %66.5 %43.2 %69.4 %85.7 %80.0 %42.4 %56.0 %8.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2016Pirates24.8 %67.7 %44.6 %67.1 %89.6 %82.9 %46.3 %21.6
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
2017Pirates25.9 %63.0 %42.6 %64.9 %85.1 %78.3 %45.1 %21.3
2017Average30.2 %64.1 %46.4 %61.4 %85.8 %77.5 %47.6 %23.9
Total- - -25.5 %64.6 %43.3 %65.6 %86.7 %80.0 %45.5 %21.4

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2016Pirates24.5 %67.5 %44.6 %66.3 %89.7 %82.9 %46.9 %22.6
2017Pirates26.1 %64.6 %42.6 %64.4 %85.2 %78.0 %43.0 %21.8
Total- - -25.5 %65.7 %43.3 %65.0 %86.9 %79.7 %44.3 %22.1

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2015Pirates (AA)1B8484748.28025213  62          
2015Pirates (AAA)1B3231284.129593  20          
2016Pirates (AAA)1B9695858.28925214  90          
2016Pirates1B2319150.1157143301000111    .983 
2017Pirates1B7066540.2532354314410475    .993 
Total- - -1B9385691.0689497615410586    .991 
2012Pirates (A)RF1414114.01802  1          
2013Pirates (A)RF8484728.012953  1          
2014Pirates (A+)RF6262552.09231  0          
2014Pirates (AA)RF1919163.24032  1          
2016Pirates (AAA)RF4430.2611  0          
2016PiratesRF1614108.11701100000     .944 
Total- - -RF1614108.11701100000     .944 
2016PiratesOF1614108.11701100000     .944 
Total- - -OF1614108.11701100000     .944 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2016Pirates1B150.1 0 -20-32218.8182   -1 0.0-1.0-1.2-2.2-32.8
2017Pirates1B540.2 0 1238063.78812     -0.1-0.30.50.10.5
Total- - -1B691.0 0 -12010281.79414   -1 -0.1-1.3-0.7-2.1-5.9
2016PiratesRF108.1  00-5-51711.6476   -1-0.5 -3.8-0.7-4.9-60.4
Total- - -RF108.1  00-5-51711.6476   -1-0.5 -3.8-0.7-4.9-60.4
2016PiratesOF108.1  00-5-51711.6476   -1-0.5 -3.8-0.7-4.9-60.4
Total- - -OF108.1  00-5-51711.6476   -1-0.5 -3.8-0.7-4.9-60.4

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2016Pirates1B150.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)33.3%     (3)25.0%      (4)96.6%    (29)
2017Pirates1B540.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (5)0.0%      (3)50.0%     (4)72.7%    (11)99.0%  (100)
Total- - -1B691.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (7)0.0%      (3)42.9%     (7)60.0%    (15)98.4%  (129)
2016PiratesRF108.10.0%    (11)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)93.8%    (16)
Total- - -RF108.10.0%    (11)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)93.8%    (16)
2016PiratesOF108.10.0%    (11)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)93.8%    (16)
Total- - -OF108.10.0%    (11)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)93.8%    (16)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2016Pirates258.2222231441513422527-2
Total- - -258.2222231441513422527-2

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2016Pirates2.5-1.8-7.1-1.80.7-8.90.24.6-3.4-0.4($2.8) 
2017Pirates0.7-0.70.1-4.70.0-4.60.38.94.60.5$3.6 
Total- - -3.2-2.6-7.0-6.60.6-13.60.613.51.10.1$0.8 

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  • 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 1, Overall: 61
    • Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
    • School: Jesuit Col Prep (TX)