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Heath Bell 2013 Outlook


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#1 Saluki

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 02:37 AM

Only ownable in a Dbacks-only league and even then he's the last RP taken.

#2 MrMartyBarrett

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Posted 04 April 2013 - 08:01 AM

Yeah, I'd say that wasn't a great outing the other day....

....but he shouldn't be anywhere near anyone's roster regardless - as the 3rd option out of the Arizona pen.

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:01 PM

He's closing now. His stats are good this year if you subtract his first game drubbing. Can't believe I'm putting a waiver claim on this dude...I'm almost hoping someone else gets him.
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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:03 PM

LOL the tagline

"He's terrible"
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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:04 PM

I'm desperate for saves, I might roster him until he has his first meltdown. I'll be wearing radioactive protective gloves when I pick him up though.
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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:07 PM

you gotta 'cuff him with hernandez, at least for his first few outings. i doubt that his leash is very long and hernandez has the goods to run with it

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:07 PM

I'm desperate for saves, I might roster him until he has his first meltdown. I'll be wearing radioactive protective gloves when I pick him up though.


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#8 caseyatbat

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:28 PM

I'm hoping for Chris Perez-like work. ERA mid 4s and lots of saves on a good team. Good K to Walk so far though.

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:32 PM

As a last season Heath Bell owner, I want no part of his attempts to save games in ARI.

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:35 PM

Just grab Hernandez, he'll get the job soon enough
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Posted 08 May 2013 - 06:37 PM

How the hell does an elbow strain become surgery. WTF. J.J. putz was safe. Not screwing up my season along with league..
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Posted 11 May 2013 - 09:08 AM

I know he sucked it up last year, but could it be that he is effective in the national west? He is going to get tons of chances.

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 09:59 AM

Dbacks are a good team who play a lot of close games
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Posted 11 May 2013 - 12:52 PM

he's not quite terrible

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 12:55 PM

This toilet clogger is bound to stink up the joint.

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 02:04 PM

Kevin Gregg is doing o.k. Prior to last year Rodney was just another arm. It's a league his used to. He knows the players, the parks, the mounds, etc... He could catch a little lightning in a bottle for a good team.

or...he could melt down and we all pretend we never had him on our rosters.

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 02:37 PM

RPs can be very fickle year to year. He could certainly save 25 games from here.

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Posted 12 May 2013 - 01:53 PM

I just traded to have the top waiver claim this week to get this guy. The Heath Bell Experience/Experiment/Excrement.. I'm hoping he runs with it. Yes, last year was abysmal, but this guy has been great in the past. And, as like others stated above, if Rodney and Gregg can come out of nowhere, on the wrong side of 30, this guy could definitely re-harness what he had as recently as 2011.
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Posted 30 May 2013 - 11:25 AM

Has Bell officially locked down the closer role?

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Posted 30 May 2013 - 12:57 PM

yes