Age: 27
Bats/Throws: B/R
6' 4" / 240
1B
Birthdate: 8/14/1992 (27 y, 6 m, 12 d)
Drafted: 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 2, Pick: 1, Overall: 61, Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Contract: 1 yr, $4.8M (2020)
Service Time: 3.053
Reported as the pre-2020 value.
3 years and 53 days days of service time.
  
Free Agent:
Becomes a free agent entering the 2023 season, after the conclusion of the 2022 season.
2023   
Arb Eligible:
Projected to be arbitration eligible for the 2021 season.
2021   
MiLB Options: 2
Reported as the pre-2020 season number of waiver options remaining.

Prospects Report
Team Rank: 4Overall Rank: 50Reported: 2017ETA: 2017  
HitGamePowerRawPowerSpeedFieldThrowsFuture Value
55 / 6050 / 5555 / 5540 / 3030 / 4055 / 5555

RotoWire News: Bell is working to improve his throwing mechanics at first base during spring training, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. (2/15/2020)

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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 %.133.294.273.368.406.339112-1.40.8-6.8-0.1
2017Pirates159620267590210.6 %18.9 %.211.278.255.334.466.338108-6.8-0.4-13.60.6
2018Pirates148583127462213.2 %17.8 %.150.305.261.357.411.336111-3.34.8-14.80.9
2019Pirates1436133794116012.1 %19.2 %.292.288.277.367.569.378135-5.023.7-18.22.5
2020THE BAT154660298898311.9 %18.5 %.221.298.273.362.494.356121    
2020ATC1506293286101112.5 %18.7 %.249.292.274.367.523.369129    
2020Depth Charts1546653089104212.4 %18.7 %.229.297.272.364.501.359122-2.417.4-17.12.1
2020Steamer150641298394212.7 %18.9 %.229.301.275.370.503.362125-2.218.7-19.71.9
2020ZiPS1496082784101112.0 %18.6 %.230.293.269.359.499.355120-1.414.8-14.22.0
Total- - -495196878261287412.1 %18.2 %.212.290.265.354.477.350118-16.528.9-53.43.8

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
2017Pirates159549620140822662675906641171401524.255
2018Pirates148501583131843141274627721040501225.261
2019Pirates14352761314669373379411674131185701101.277
2020THE BAT154572660156923232988987991224501431.273
2020ATC1505406291488032332861017941184601311.274
2020Depth Charts154573665156883443089104829125451 22.272
2020Steamer150549641151873232983948210121441 21.275
2020ZiPS1495276081427932427841017381133501413.269
Total- - -49517051968452259102137826128723819358619042411.265

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 %1.11.273.368.406.775.1331.7.294-0.7-0.2-0.5212.7.339112
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Pirates10.6 %18.9 %0.56.255.334.466.800.2113.5.278-5.0-0.1-1.7859.1.338108
2017Average8.5 %21.6 %0.39.255.324.426.750.1715.0.300     .321 
2018Pirates13.2 %17.8 %0.74.261.357.411.768.1503.3.305-1.40.1-2.0789.9.336111
2018Average8.5 %22.3 %0.38.248.318.409.728.1615.0.296     .315 
2019Pirates12.1 %19.2 %0.63.277.367.569.936.2922.9.288-4.40.1-0.710831.0.378135
2019Average8.5 %23.0 %0.37.252.323.435.758.1835.0.298     .320 
2020THE BAT11.9 %18.5 %0.64.273.362.494.856.2213.7.298  -0.310420.5.356121
2020ATC12.5 %18.7 %0.67.274.367.523.890.2492.5.292  -0.810626.7.369129
2020Depth Charts12.4 %18.7 %0.66.272.364.501.865.2293.1.297-1.3 -1.010622.3.359122
2020Steamer12.7 %18.9 %0.67.275.370.503.873.2293.1.301-1.7 -0.510423.4.362125
2020ZiPS12.0 %18.6 %0.65.269.359.499.858.2303.1.293  -1.49518.6.355120
Total- - -12.1 %18.2 %0.66.265.354.477.831.2123.1.290-11.5-0.1-4.929252.7.350118

SeasonAgeGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBSOSBCSBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwSBwOBAWAR
202027149527608142793242784101731131312.0 %18.6 %0.65.269.359.499.858.230.293-1.4.3552.0
20212814350258313572324278198731111312.5 %19.0 %0.66.269.362.510.872.241.293-1.4.3602.1
20222914049157113170324257994721061312.6 %18.6 %0.68.267.361.501.862.234.290-1.4.3571.9

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 %
2017Pirates1.6417.7 %51.1 %31.2 %11.8 %19.1 %6.3 %0.0 %41.5 %29.6 %28.9 %20.6 %46.8 %32.6 %
2018Pirates1.4919.0 %48.5 %32.5 %9.2 %9.2 %8.2 %0.0 %33.8 %37.6 %28.6 %19.2 %47.0 %33.8 %
2019Pirates1.1818.8 %44.0 %37.3 %6.5 %23.9 %3.3 %0.0 %42.5 %33.2 %24.3 %13.2 %41.3 %45.4 %
Total- - -1.4518.7 %48.1 %33.2 %9.1 %17.2 %6.1 %0.0 %38.0 %33.5 %28.6 %18.1 %45.0 %36.9 %

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
2017Pirates22313677161400103215192551
2018Pirates1941307612162098313832366
2019Pirates183155781060098814542442
Total- - -656453255414020324947277976

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2016Pirates-0.26-2.692.433.420.351.041.19120.09-0.33
2017Pirates0.72-10.9811.7015.401.461.031.34170.91-0.21
2018Pirates1.94-9.0210.9618.131.970.982.10121.380.59
2019Pirates3.04-9.9212.9538.403.831.012.4933.15-0.12
Total- - -5.44-32.6038.0475.357.611.011.59445.52-0.13

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)  
2017Pirates57.0% (93.1)9.8% (85.3)5.9% (89.2)9.0% (78.2)16.4% (84.4)1.5% (84.1)0.4% (77.3)0.7%
2018Pirates56.3% (92.8)12.7% (84.0)5.5% (88.5)10.7% (78.6)13.4% (84.1)1.4% (85.7) 0.3%
2019Pirates49.7% (93.2)13.0% (84.8)6.5% (88.8)9.4% (77.9)19.6% (84.8)1.8% (86.0) 1.7%
Total- - -54.5% (93.0)11.8% (84.7)5.8% (88.9)9.7% (78.3)16.5% (84.4)1.6% (85.4)0.1% (77.3)0.8%

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 %   
2017Pirates37.5 %15.0 %4.9 %1.6 %0.1 %5.0 %10.4 %7.2 %1.6 % 16.1 % 0.5 % 
2018Pirates38.3 %11.6 %4.2 %1.7 % 6.8 %14.4 %8.6 %1.7 % 12.8 %   
2019Pirates32.4 %10.7 %6.5 %1.5 % 6.9 %13.2 %8.4 %1.1 %0.1 %19.3 %   
Total- - -36.2 %12.3 %5.0 %1.6 %0.0 %6.4 %12.6 %8.2 %1.5 %0.0 %16.1 % 0.2 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2016Pirates93.592.487.586.4 91.785.978.982.2 83.8  
2017Pirates93.592.689.184.378.590.985.477.281.0 84.5 76.1
2018Pirates92.892.588.484.2 92.584.278.179.9 84.2  
2019Pirates93.593.188.585.3 92.784.677.582.162.184.7  
Total- - -93.392.788.684.778.592.184.877.781.062.184.4 76.1

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2016Pirates37.7 %3.7 %2.0 %19.0 %16.2 %12.2 %9.3 %    
2017Pirates38.5 %5.5 %1.9 %17.9 %15.9 %11.3 %8.6 % 0.4 %  
2018Pirates39.3 %5.4 %1.8 %16.9 %12.8 %13.6 %10.3 %    
2019Pirates34.0 %6.5 %1.7 %16.0 %19.5 %13.1 %9.0 %0.2 %  0.0 %
Total- - -37.3 %5.6 %1.8 %17.1 %16.1 %12.6 %9.3 %0.1 %0.1 % 0.0 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2016Pirates93.889.687.493.184.285.279.2   
2017Pirates94.090.184.792.284.785.978.1 78.0 
2018Pirates93.588.885.493.084.684.678.9   
2019Pirates93.588.984.893.185.084.678.365.6  
Total- - -93.789.385.292.884.885.078.565.678.0 

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2016Pirates5.21.2-2.3-0.80.7-0.5 1.501.79-8.46-1.360.64-5.20 
2017Pirates6.40.0-2.24.51.20.50.50.440.01-1.471.960.291.355.26
2018Pirates12.64.0-2.0-2.8-0.11.1 0.951.32-1.51-1.10-0.023.50 
2019Pirates21.47.3-2.65.5-3.22.0 1.762.29-1.652.39-0.664.33 
Total- - -45.512.5-9.16.4-1.33.10.51.051.33-1.950.82-0.102.465.26

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2016Pirates0.41.5-0.2-0.5 1.60.4-0.1-0.4 0.3  
2017Pirates1.45.5-3.8-0.20.51.2-0.22.9-0.5 -1.2 0.3
2018Pirates5.83.00.51.2 2.51.8-2.5-0.7 -0.3  
2019Pirates9.23.3-0.51.5 7.94.73.60.80.0-1.3  
Total- - -16.913.3-4.01.90.513.26.63.9-0.80.0-2.4 0.3

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  
2017Pirates0.151.47-3.11-0.5016.500.94-0.081.58-1.32 -0.30 2.68
2018Pirates0.641.090.502.98 1.570.53-1.22-1.75 -0.09  
2019Pirates1.181.30-0.313.94 4.781.471.783.191.15-0.27  
Total- - -0.591.37-1.011.5316.502.630.670.60-0.651.15-0.19 2.68

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2016Pirates2.2-1.2-1.01.4 1.2-0.8   
2017Pirates7.6-3.0-0.2-0.7 0.03.9 0.5 
2018Pirates4.4-2.01.66.8 3.6-3.0   
2019Pirates8.30.92.19.8 6.14.5-0.2  
Total- - -22.5-5.42.417.3 11.04.5-0.20.5 

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2016Pirates0.94-5.38-8.721.231.161.65-1.48   
2017Pirates0.78-2.13-0.46-0.16-0.020.011.81 5.20 
2018Pirates0.47-1.613.621.690.031.13-1.25   
2019Pirates1.010.595.162.54-0.621.942.06-5.40  
Total- - -0.76-1.201.651.28-0.141.100.61-5.405.20 

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 %66.0 %43.5 %69.7 %85.0 %79.6 %42.8 %55.0 %8.8 %
2017Average29.9 %66.7 %46.5 %62.9 %85.5 %77.5 %45.0 %60.3 %10.4 %
2018Pirates26.7 %67.8 %42.9 %65.5 %84.5 %77.3 %39.5 %55.4 %9.7 %
2018Average30.9 %67.3 %46.6 %62.8 %85.5 %76.9 %43.0 %60.6 %10.7 %
2019Pirates30.2 %77.8 %48.1 %66.0 %83.2 %76.5 %37.7 %54.8 %11.1 %
2019Average31.6 %68.5 %47.0 %62.7 %84.9 %76.2 %41.8 %60.9 %11.1 %
Total- - -27.7 %70.3 %44.8 %67.4 %84.5 %78.2 %40.3 %55.4 %9.7 %

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
2017Pirates26.0 %64.3 %43.4 %66.6 %85.4 %79.2 %45.4 %21.9
2017Average30.3 %64.1 %46.5 %61.2 %85.8 %77.4 %47.9 %23.8
2018Pirates26.2 %65.7 %42.9 %63.8 %84.4 %77.1 %42.1 %22.0
2018Average30.4 %64.4 %46.6 %60.1 %85.6 %76.9 %47.7 %23.5
2019Pirates28.4 %74.4 %48.1 %64.0 %82.5 %76.3 %42.7 %23.2
2019Average30.6 %65.2 %47.0 %59.4 %84.9 %76.2 %47.4 %24.4
Total- - -26.7 %68.0 %44.8 %64.9 %84.5 %77.9 %43.7 %22.3

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
2017Pirates26.3 %65.6 %43.6 %65.7 %86.0 %79.2 %44.0 %22.6
2018Pirates25.5 %66.5 %42.8 %62.2 %84.9 %77.1 %42.2 %23.1
2019Pirates28.4 %74.8 %48.1 %63.7 %82.6 %76.2 %42.5 %24.0
Total- - -26.6 %68.8 %44.8 %64.1 %84.9 %77.9 %43.2 %23.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2015Pirates (AA)1B8484748.28025213  62          
2015Pirates (AAA)1B3231284.129593  20          
2016Pirates (AAA)1B9695858.28925214  90          
2016Pirates1B2319150.1157143301000111    .983 
2017Pirates1B1471391186.111398610451045111316    .992 
2018Pirates1B1371351181.110218364280218815    .995 
2019Pirates1B1341331160.298196138585608928    .988 
Total- - -1B4414263678.2329827932191227913230160    .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 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSZrCERArSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZFSRFRMARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2016Pirates1B150.1   0 -20-32218.8182-1  0.0-0.4-1.3-1.7-36.1
2017Pirates1B1186.1   0 066181133.73527-5  -0.4-0.6-2.2-3.2-4.8
2018Pirates1B1181.1   -1 -4-4-9159121.76117-4  -0.5-3.6-0.5-4.6-6.2
2019Pirates1B1160.20  0 -1-4-5147111.75513   -0.3-1.3-5.9-7.5-16.4
Total- - -1B3678.20  -1 -7-2-11509383.75359-10  -1.2-6.0-9.8-17.0-8.8
2016PiratesRF108.1    00-5-51711.6476-1 -0.5 -2.2-0.7-3.3-43.7
Total- - -RF108.1    00-5-51711.6476-1 -0.5 -2.2-0.7-3.3-43.7
2016PiratesOF108.1    00-5-51711.6476-1 -0.5 -2.2-0.7-3.3-43.7
Total- - -OF108.1    00-5-51711.6476-1 -0.5 -2.2-0.7-3.3-43.7

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)
2017Pirates1B1186.10.0%      (1)0.0%    (14)9.1%    (11)30.8%    (13)74.2%    (31)96.7%  (214)
2018Pirates1B1181.10.0%      (6)0.0%      (6)0.0%      (8)20.0%    (10)75.0%    (20)99.0%  (195)
2019Pirates1B1160.20.0%      (8)10.0%    (10)0.0%      (9)18.2%    (11)84.0%    (25)95.2%  (187)
Total- - -1B3678.20.0%    (15)3.1%    (32)3.6%    (28)24.3%    (37)75.0%    (80)97.0%  (625)
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
2017Pirates1186.172727311821412727-5
2018Pirates1181.163025332821362328-4
Total- - -2626.1352826332220392527-11

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2016Pirates2.2-1.4-5.0-1.80.8-6.80.14.6-1.3-0.1($1.1) 
2017Pirates6.4-6.8-3.2-10.4-0.4-13.61.219.26.40.6$5.1 
2018Pirates8.1-3.3-4.6-10.24.8-14.80.917.48.30.9$6.9 
2019Pirates28.7-5.0-7.5-10.723.7-18.20.619.325.32.5$19.7 
Total- - -45.4-16.5-20.3-33.228.9-53.42.860.538.73.8$30.6 

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