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Washington Nationals NL East
Josh Bell • #19 • 1B
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'4", 255 lbs.
Born:Aug 14, 1992 (29 yrs) in Irving, TX
Hometown:Dallas, TX
Experience:6 years
Drafted:Drafted by Pittsburgh in 2011 (2/61).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Pittsburgh in 2020.
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Scouting Report
Assets: A natural run-producing switch-hitter, he can hit for both average and power. Also displays a good throwing arm. Is versatile enough to play both first base and the outfield corners. Usually owns a solid walk/strikeout ratio.
Flaws: Lacks polish as a defender, so first base (or even designated hitter) may be his future position in MLB. Also, his home-run power lacks consistency (and he doesn't have enough speed or athleticism to make up for it).
Career Potential: Quality, versatile switch-hitter with upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
International League (AAA) All-Star Team 2016
Florida State League (A) Most Valuable Player 2014
South Atlantic League (A) All-Star Team 2013
Florida State League (A) All-Star Team 2014
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