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Josh Bell 1B  

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date8-14-1992
Height6' 4"
Weight235 lbs
Age26 years, 4 months, 2 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
2014
2015
0.22016
0.72017
0.42018
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2016 PIT 23 45 152 35 8 0 3 21 19 0 0 1 .273 .368 .406 109 2.4 0.2 -2.6 0.2
2017 PIT 24 159 620 140 26 6 26 66 117 1 2 4 .255 .334 .466 110 10.9 -3.7 -6.5 0.7
2018 PIT 25 148 583 131 31 4 12 77 104 0 2 5 .261 .357 .411 105 5.8 -0.8 -6.8 0.4
Career35213553066510411642401410.260.348.43610819.1-4.3-15.91.4

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2012 WVA A 15 66 .250 .326 .385 .381 106 -2.3 1.9 -0.8 76 3 -1.9 -0.1 -1.9 -0.3
2013 WVA A 119 519 .253 .320 .374 .319 92 31.2 14.5 -6.5 117 1 1.2 -1.1 11.5 2.1
2014 BRD A+ 84 363 .265 .325 .374 .364 98 19.4 10.6 -4.7 124 2 -8.3 -1.8 12.1 0.8
2014 ALT AA 24 102 .253 .319 .379 .329 100 -1.2 2.8 -1.2 93 2 3.2 0.3 -0.8 0.5
2015 ALT AA 96 427 .258 .317 .374 .335 100 16.8 11.4 -7.3 119 1 -7.5 -2.1 10.4 0.5
2015 IND AAA 35 145 .254 .321 .375 .377 101 9.9 4.0 -2.6 136 2 -3.2 -0.1 6.5 0.5
2016 PIT MLB 45 152 .244 .313 .393 .294 97 4 4.3 -2.1 109 22 -2.6 0.2 2.4 0.2
2016 IND AAA 114 484 .255 .320 .384 .328 96 23.1 13.6 -8.6 139 1 -2.1 -4.0 23.4 2.3
2017 PIT MLB 159 620 .255 .325 .426 .278 94 16.1 18.1 -11.3 110 11 -6.5 -3.7 10.9 0.7
2018 PIT MLB 148 583 .247 .316 .401 .305 96 14 16.4 -10.3 105 14 -6.8 -0.8 5.8 0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2012 WVA A 66 62 6 17 5 0 1 25 11 2 21 1 0 .274 .288 .403 .129 2 0
2013 WVA A 519 459 75 128 37 2 13 208 76 52 90 1 2 .279 .353 .453 .174 5 0
2014 BRD A+ 363 331 45 111 20 4 9 166 53 25 43 5 4 .335 .384 .502 .166 1
2014 ALT AA 102 94 13 27 2 0 0 29 7 8 12 4 1 .287 .343 .309 .021 0
2015 ALT AA 427 368 47 113 17 6 5 157 60 44 50 7 4 .307 .376 .427 .120 9 3
2015 IND AAA 145 121 20 42 7 3 2 61 18 21 15 2 0 .347 .441 .504 .157 2 0
2016 PIT MLB 152 128 18 35 8 0 3 52 19 21 19 0 1 .273 .368 .406 .133 3 0
2016 IND AAA 484 421 57 124 23 4 14 197 60 57 74 3 7 .295 .382 .468 .173 2 0
2017 PIT MLB 620 549 75 140 26 6 26 256 90 66 117 2 4 .255 .334 .466 .211 4 0
2018 PIT MLB 583 501 74 131 31 4 12 206 62 77 104 2 5 .261 .357 .411 .150 5 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2016 616 0.4789 0.4464 0.8182 0.6678 0.2430 0.8782 0.6667 0.1818 0.0000
2017 2545 0.4597 0.4334 0.7625 0.6436 0.2545 0.8234 0.6314 0.2375 0.0000
2018 2363 0.4393 0.4274 0.7545 0.6464 0.2558 0.8301 0.6047 0.2455 0.0000
Career55240.45310.43230.76530.64750.25380.83240.62390.23470.0000

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-13 2014-09-09 Minors 27 0 Left Knee Contusion -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 PIT $572,500
2017 PIT $549,000
2016 PIT $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$549,000
2018Current$572,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$1,121,500
2 yrTotal$1,121,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 53 dBoras Corp.1 year/$0.5725M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.5725M (2018). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Pittsburgh 11/20/15. Re-signed by Pittsburgh 3/16.
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (2-61) (Dallas Jesuit HS). $5M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG DRC+
10 vs L (Multi) .211 .304 .211 ?
11 vs R (Multi) .284 .380 .440 ?
18 Split (Multi) .074 .075 .230 ?
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.012 -.001 -.003 ?
30 vs L (2016) .211 .304 .211 ?
31 vs R (2016) .284 .380 .440 ?
38 Split (2016) .074 .075 .230 ?
39 LgAvg (2016) -.014 .000 -.009 ?

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