Trevor Bell (baseball)

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Trevor Bell
Trevor Bell 2009.jpg
Bell with the Salt Lake Bees in 2009
Pitcher
Born: (1986-10-12) October 12, 1986 (age 32)
North Hollywood, California
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 12, 2009, for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Last MLB appearance
April 7, 2014, for the Cincinnati Reds
MLB statistics
Win–loss record4–8
Earned run average5.57
Strikeouts76
Teams

Trevor Daniel Bell (born October 12, 1986) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.

Professional career[edit]

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim[edit]

Bell made his major league debut against the Tampa Bay Rays on August 12, 2009, at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. He went 5​13 innings, giving up four runs on nine hits and one walk, striking out four. He received a no decision as the Angels were behind by two runs when he left the game. He earned his first major league win in his second start on August 18, 2009 against the Cleveland Indians, going 5​13 innings, giving up three runs on nine hits and two walks, striking out two.

After recording an 8.27 earned run average in 10 games with the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees, Bell was released by the Angels on July 26, 2012.

Detroit Tigers[edit]

Bell was signed to a minor league contract prior to the 2013 season, but released soon after.[1]

Cincinnati Reds[edit]

Bell was signed to a minor league deal with the Cincinnati Reds on May 20, 2013. He pitched for the Reds in spring training 2014 as a non-roster invitee. On March 29, Reds manager Bryan Price announced that Bell had made the Reds' opening day 25-man roster.[2]

Personal[edit]

Trevor Bell's grandfather, Bob Bell, was the original portrayer of Bozo the Clown for WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois from 1960 until 1984.[3]

Bell graduated in 2005 from Crescenta Valley High School in La Crescenta-Montrose, California, where he was a member of the varsity baseball team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20121126/SPORTS0104/211260418/1004/sports10/Tigers-sign-19-to-minor-league-contracts--some-stand-out
  2. ^ "Bell, Bernadina, Barnhart, Soto to break with Reds | reds.com: News". cincinnati.reds.mlb.com. Retrieved 2014-04-04.
  3. ^ "D12: Angels' Trevor Bell proud to talk about clown grandfather - Big League Stew - MLB Blog - Yahoo! Sports". sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 12 January 2014.

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