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Call to the Pen Dec 29, 2020

Did the Pittsburgh Pirates get enough for Josh Bell?

The Pittsburgh Pirates are looking to tear things down and rebuild. Trading Josh Bell was the first step of that process. On December 24th, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded Josh Bell to the Washington Nationals for two minor league pitching prospects in Wil Crowe and Eddy Yean. Prior to the trade, Crowe was ranked as the […] Did the Pittsburgh Pirates get enough for Josh Bell? - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Dec 28, 2020

Washington Nationals: Josh Bell isn’t enough to dominate in NL East

Josh Bell has been traded to a Washington Nationals team trying to recreate its 2019 World Series season. But Bell alone isn’t enough to get them there. The Washington Nationals missed the 2020 playoffs after winning it all in 2019. They have one of the best pitching frontlines in Major League Baseball, but lacked power […] Washington Nationals: Josh Bell isn’t enough to dominate in NL East - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Dec 26, 2020

Washington Nationals looking to make things right for Josh Bell fan

After the reaction of a Josh Bell fan went viral on Christmas, the Washington Nationals are looking to make things right. One of the problems with Christmas Eve trades involves giving gifts to the fans. That was the case for one young Josh Bell fan, who received a Pirates jersey of the player on Christmas. […] Washington Nationals looking to make things right for Josh Bell fan - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Dec 26, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Grading The Return In The Josh Bell Trade

Thursday afternoon the Pittsburgh Pirates traded first baseman Josh Bell to the Washington Nationals. How well did the Pirates do in their return? The Pittsburgh Pirates made their first big trade of the winter. Although Adam Frazier, Steven Brault and Joe Musgrove’s names have been the most rumored to move, it was first baseman Josh […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Grading The Return In The Josh Bell Trade - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Dec 25, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining How The Josh Bell Trade Impacts 2021

After the Pittsburgh Pirates traded Josh Bell to the Washington Nationals on Thursday afternoon it’s time to examine how the trade could impact the team in 2021 The Pittsburgh Pirates were expected to be busy on the trade market this offseason. Among the players expected to be traded, first baseman Josh Bell was on the […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining How The Josh Bell Trade Impacts 2021 - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Lookout Landing Dec 25, 2020
Mariners Moose Tracks, 12/25/20: Josh Bell, DJ LeMahieu, and Jordan Montgomery

Mariners Moose Tracks, 12/25/20: Josh Bell, DJ LeMahieu, and Jordan Montgomery

Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Christmas Day links! Good morning everyone and Merry Christmas to all who celebrate! For those of you who don’t, happy Friday and congrats on (hopefully) getting the time off! Here’s some links for you on this day. In Mariners news... ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the snow, not a creature was stirring, not even Dipoto. Around the league... Surprisingly, we had a major transaction on Christmas Eve, with the Nationals acquiring Josh Bell from the Pirates to bolster their lackluster infield. Forbes has some...
Call to the Pen Dec 24, 2020

Washington Nationals hope to have solved first base problem with Josh Bell

In a surprise Christmas Eve trade, the Washington Nationals have acquired Josh Bell from the Pittsburgh Pirates for a pair of minor league pitchers. The Pittsburgh Pirates were looking to blow up their roster and truly enter a rebuilding mode. Meanwhile, the Washington Nationals have been looking for a first baseman, as their internal options, […] Washington Nationals hope to have solved first base problem with Josh Bell - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pirates trade slugger Josh Bell to Nationals

Josh Bell embraced everything about being a Pittsburgh Pirate. He understood as the club retooled following the departure of stars Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole that he would serve as the de facto face of the franchise.
Rum Bunter Dec 24, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Ben Cherington Addresses Possibility of More Trades

After the Pittsburgh Pirates traded Josh Bell to the Washington Nationals on Christmas Eve, general manager Ben Cherington met with the media to discuss that trade and the possibility of others to come The Pittsburgh Pirates made a splash on Christmas Eve. This splash came when the team traded former National League All-Star first baseman […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Ben Cherington Addresses Possibility of More Trades - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rum Bunter Dec 24, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Josh Bell to the Washington Nationals

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded arguably the most dynamic player on their roster, Josh Bell, to the Washington Nationals. In return, the Pirates will be receiving two pitching prospects from the Nationals. Why Bell was Traded The rebuild of the Pittsburgh Pirates roster continued in full swing on Christmas Eve with the trading of Josh […] Pittsburgh Pirates Trade Josh Bell to the Washington Nationals - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Lone Star Ball Dec 24, 2020
Josh Bell to Nationals, per reports

Josh Bell to Nationals, per reports

Photo by G Fiume/ The Pittsburgh Pirates are reportedly sending first baseman Josh Bell to the Washington Nationals MLB Trade Rumors: Josh Bell is going to the Washington Nationals from the Pittsburgh Pirates, per reports. Jeff Passan says the Pirates are getting back pitchers Eddy Yean and Wil Crowe. The initial reaction is going to be that this is a surprisingly light package for Bell — Yean is a 19 year old who is 8th on the Baseball America Nationals list, and who has 90 pro innings, none in full season ball, while Crowe is a 26 year old righthanded starter who...
Rum Bunter Dec 24, 2020

Pittsburgh Pirates: Exmaining What 2021 Could Hold For Josh Bell

Josh Bell has been an extremely inconsistent batter throughout his career, but what could 2021 be like for the switch hitter? Josh Bell has been one of the more perplexing batters in baseball since his rookie campaign in 2017. He’s shown flashes of potential every season he’s been in the big leagues, but has yet […] Pittsburgh Pirates: Exmaining What 2021 Could Hold For Josh Bell - Rum Bunter - Rum Bunter - A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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