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MetsBlog Mar 25, 2015

Heath Bell retires from baseball

Former Mets reliever Heath Bell announced his retirement from baseball on Tuesday. Bell signed with the Mets in 1998 as an amateur free agent. He finished his career with a 3.49 ERA and 590 innings in relief. He made 81 …
Gaslamp Ball Mar 25, 2015

Former Padres closer Heath Bell retires

After eleven years in the big leagues, Heath Bell has made his last sprint in from the bullpen. Heater signed a minor league contract with the Nationals in December, but was released after Tuesday's game. The 37-year-old reliever initially planned to look for a chance with another team, but as Corey Brock reports for MLB.com, a call home changed his mind. "I felt I still had it," he said. "I was doing pretty well, not the best." But when he called home with the news, his 11-year-old son, Reece, had other ideas. "He wanted me home. I said, 'All right, I'm coming home,'" Bell said. Bell...
CSN Washington Mar 24, 2015

3-time All-Star retires day after getting cut by Nats

One day after getting released by the Nationals, 37-year-old veteran reliever Heath Bell has decided to call it a career.

Heath Bell retires

One day after getting released by the Nationals, 37-year-old veteran reliever Heath Bell has decided to call it a career. The right-hander retired on Tuesday after 11 major league seasons. Bell signed a minor league deal with the Nats in late December and pitched for them in seven spring games. He allowed five runs (4…
Fish@Bat Mar 24, 2015
Heath Bell retired today. Since you burned him from your memory, he’s the one who destroyed the 2012 Marlins. http://t.co/up8wypySX6

Heath Bell retired today. Since you burned him from your memory, he’s the one who destroyed the 2012 Marlins. http://t.co/up8wypySX6

Heath Bell retired today. Since you burned him from your memory, he’s the one who destroyed the 2012 Marlins. http://t.co/up8wypySX6
CSN Washington Mar 23, 2015

Nats release Bell, send 3 others to minors

Heath Bell's attempt to resurrect his career with the Nationals came to an end Monday when the veteran reliever was released.

Bell released; Jordan, Meek, Skole sent to minors

Heath Bell’s attempt to resurrect his career with the Nationals came to an abrupt end on Monday when the veteran reliever was released, one of four roster moves made following Washington’s 7-6 exhibition win over the Yankees. In addition to releasing Bell, the Nationals optioned right-hander Taylor Jordan to Class AAA Syracuse and reassigned reliever…
Washington Post Mar 5, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Heath Bell, who once compared himself to Han Solo, wears Star Wars sneakers at Nationals spring training

Relief pitcher Heath Bell lost 40 pounds during offseason, thanks in part to his homemade smoothies, which my colleague Chelsea Janes has chronicled and sampled this spring. (They taste great, she says.)Read full article >>
Washington Post Mar 2, 2015

Nats Journal: The Heath Bell Smoothie Experience

The picture above shows right-handed reliever Heath Bell in the midst of what looks like a vehement Karate Kid impression during stretching last week, and that is entirely unsurprising. A Yoda statue sits on the top shelf of Bell’s locker ,just above his No. 21 Nationals jersey and a pair of Vans. During down moments, he can be found looking at, then showing others funny videos on his phone, if not earning laughs with some other comical story. All this in a 37-year-old former all-star looking to bounce back, a father of four — soon to be engaged in a competition for a spot in the...

The Heath Bell Smoothie Experience

The picture above shows right-handed reliever Heath Bell in the midst of what looks like a vehement Karate Kid impression during stretching last week, and that is entirely unsurprising. A Yoda statue sits on the top shelf of Bell’s locker ,just above his No. 21 Nationals jersey and a pair of Vans. During down moments, he can be found looking […]

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