Josh Bell
1B | B/T: S/R | 6' 4" 261LBS | Age: 30

Draft: 2011 | Rd: 2, #61, Pittsburgh Pirates | Jesuit Col Prep (TX)

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 622 532 76 143 17 69 0 .269 .362 .430 .792
7 Seasons 3381 2930 434 769 130 466 4 .262 .351 .461 .812
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .269 17 69 0 .792
7 Seasons .262 130 466 4 .812

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2016 23 617 112 5 4.5 3.3 88.3 108.9 5.8 22.3 .283 .433 .339 .362 .362 37.5 12.5 13.8
2017 24 2551 436 28 6.4 4.5 87.6 112.4 8.6 28.9 .261 .432 .338 .333 .371 34.3 18.9 10.6
2018 25 2366 402 28 7 4.8 90.2 115.6 9.4 29.6 .257 .417 .336 .340 .363 39.3 17.8 13.2
2019 26 2442 416 52 12.5 8.5 92.4 116.2 13.0 34.1 .283 .558 .378 .384 .446 47.2 19.2 12.1
2020 27 857 140 12 8.6 5.4 91.7 114.2 5.9 24.3 .228 .381 .286 .297 .365 42.9 26.5 9.9
2021 28 2182 400 35 8.8 6.2 92.5 115.8 4.9 28.5 .277 .488 .352 .367 .406 52.0 17.8 11.4
2022 29 2385 441 32 7.3 5.1 89.0 112.2 8.8 31.3 .275 .428 .346 .350 .368 40.6 15.6 12.2
Player 13400 2347 192 8.2 5.7 90.3 116.2 8.6 29.7 .268 .457 .345 .351 .388 42.3 18.2 11.9
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.4 12.1 32.8 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 35.8 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2016 50.9 18.8 25.0 5.4 25.9 26.8 47.3 2.7 38.4 16.1 22.3 3.6 4.5 3.3
2017 52.3 19.3 22.5 6.0 36.5 34.4 29.1 5.0 35.3 21.3 25.5 5.3 6.4 4.5
2018 49.8 22.6 21.4 6.2 32.6 39.1 28.4 3.0 37.6 23.4 22.4 6.0 7.0 4.8
2019 44.0 26.9 22.8 6.3 38.9 35.1 25.7 1.7 32.2 23.1 20.2 7.7 12.5 8.5
2020 56.4 19.3 19.3 5.0 36.4 37.1 26.4 2.1 43.6 19.3 22.9 3.6 8.6 5.4
2021 54.3 21.3 22.0 2.5 36.8 39.3 24.0 2.3 41.5 15.8 24.8 6.8 8.8 6.2
2022 50.1 19.7 24.5 5.9 37.6 34.7 27.7 3.9 36.5 20.9 27.4 3.9 7.3 5.1
Player 50.5 21.6 22.6 5.4 36.0 36.0 28.0 3.1 37.1 20.6 23.9 5.6 8.2 5.7
MLB 44.9 23.1 25.0 7.1 36.8 37.7 25.4 3.8 32.9 24.5 24.3 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 4-Seamer 1.1 8 755 31.7 188 .282 .423 .372 17.3 13.3 13.2 .307 .465 .382 47.1
2022 Changeup 1.4 7 482 20.2 127 .287 .487 .377 32.4 20.5 21.1 .243 .394 .312 25.6
2022 Sinker 0.8 3 365 15.3 96 .288 .466 .408 13.4 10.4 14.9 .296 .462 .404 46.2
2022 Slider -0.1 0 326 13.7 80 .269 .433 .339 23.1 23.8 17.1 .216 .363 .302 43.1
2022 Curveball 1.9 4 210 8.8 60 .309 .473 .383 22.1 15.0 13.6 .348 .539 .409 56.5
2022 Cutter -2.4 -4 171 7.2 44 .150 .325 .265 13.8 6.8 8.1 .245 .377 .310 27.0
2022 Splitter -1.4 -1 67 2.8 21 .118 .118 .219 33.3 19.0 18.2 .168 .206 .264 23.1
2022 N/A -7.4 -1 9 0.4 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 50.0 100.0 .073 .098 .067 0.0
2021 4-Seamer 1.2 9 738 33.8 206 .298 .503 .403 19.5 17.5 18.3 .294 .492 .379 60.7
2021 Changeup 0.6 2 407 18.7 112 .223 .340 .288 25.8 16.1 16.4 .212 .325 .269 30.6
2021 Slider 3.3 10 300 13.7 70 .317 .700 .476 32.0 20.0 13.0 .335 .723 .478 63.0
2021 Sinker -2.6 -7 276 12.6 68 .224 .466 .372 19.8 19.1 23.6 .246 .485 .366 58.7
2021 Curveball 0.0 0 258 11.8 55 .204 .469 .330 22.6 16.4 13.0 .286 .492 .360 48.8
2021 Cutter 0.5 1 137 6.3 35 .241 .414 .357 32.4 20.0 18.4 .302 .503 .384 43.5
2021 Splitter 0.5 0 63 2.9 18 .250 .438 .339 44.4 22.2 23.5 .336 .568 .419 50.0
2021 N/A -13.5 0 3 0.1 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 [object Object] .248 .499 .311 100.0
2020 4-Seamer 1.0 3 278 32.4 78 .275 .551 .383 32.6 28.2 30.6 .286 .573 .386 51.0
2020 Changeup -3.3 -5 163 19.0 38 .139 .167 .164 46.6 28.9 33.3 .176 .210 .198 16.0
2020 Slider -3.8 -5 127 14.8 30 .115 .115 .160 30.0 30.0 21.4 .103 .123 .161 27.8
2020 Sinker -0.9 -1 122 14.2 33 .321 .357 .362 20.5 12.1 23.5 .333 .443 .392 66.7
2020 Curveball -0.6 -1 103 12.0 23 .250 .400 .335 41.0 39.1 28.1 .140 .227 .225 45.5
2020 Cutter -0.2 0 58 6.8 14 .231 .462 .271 23.5 21.4 25.0 .171 .426 .230 45.5
2020 Splitter -4.8 0 6 0.7 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 33.3 25.0 .429 .512 .414 0.0
2019 4-Seamer 1.7 12 729 29.9 170 .273 .578 .389 22.0 25.3 22.2 .239 .507 .342 53.6
2019 Changeup -1.4 -7 450 18.4 116 .202 .385 .291 38.3 21.6 21.7 .233 .402 .304 27.2
2019 Sinker 1.9 8 447 18.3 112 .374 .703 .495 15.8 8.9 11.5 .371 .672 .478 56.1
2019 Slider 2.0 6 301 12.3 81 .271 .686 .420 27.6 22.2 15.1 .267 .690 .415 50.0
2019 Curveball 1.7 4 230 9.4 53 .267 .444 .380 27.0 20.8 13.9 .361 .589 .444 58.8
2019 Cutter 0.6 1 169 6.9 36 .226 .516 .343 20.7 16.7 11.8 .291 .499 .365 38.5
2019 Splitter 5.4 2 46 1.9 15 .333 .667 .420 33.3 20.0 18.8 .337 .742 .445 25.0
2018 4-Seamer 0.7 6 865 36.6 216 .269 .452 .367 19.9 14.8 14.0 .295 .501 .389 47.7
2018 Sinker 1.2 6 460 19.4 130 .306 .468 .393 16.3 12.3 18.4 .298 .486 .379 46.4
2018 Slider 1.5 5 326 13.8 78 .224 .433 .345 39.9 35.9 20.9 .164 .281 .273 33.3
2018 Changeup 0.4 1 299 12.6 63 .291 .309 .315 32.3 11.1 9.6 .228 .314 .277 20.0
2018 Curveball -1.8 -5 248 10.5 48 .140 .186 .200 26.1 25.0 15.6 .173 .248 .238 22.6
2018 Cutter 0.2 0 107 4.5 27 .182 .318 .302 21.7 18.5 17.9 .201 .244 .288 23.5
2018 Splitter 4.1 2 43 1.8 13 .364 .364 .454 23.5 15.4 20.0 .281 .433 .371 33.3
2017 4-Seamer -0.2 -2 939 36.8 226 .271 .467 .356 19.3 14.6 12.7 .257 .428 .330 34.3
2017 Sinker 1.1 6 511 20.0 124 .339 .569 .433 19.4 14.5 16.7 .308 .526 .395 45.1
2017 Changeup -0.1 0 394 15.4 91 .229 .386 .320 29.3 14.3 12.1 .278 .374 .318 24.3
2017 Slider 0.0 0 266 10.4 72 .169 .415 .276 34.9 40.3 23.6 .196 .395 .282 40.5
2017 Curveball 2.8 6 222 8.7 41 .257 .543 .388 30.6 29.3 21.1 .248 .423 .344 30.4
2017 Cutter -1.1 -1 129 5.1 33 .097 .290 .245 21.2 12.1 11.1 .243 .492 .328 33.3
2017 Splitter 0.1 0 64 2.5 21 .158 .211 .255 44.0 38.1 42.1 .223 .255 .257 9.1
2017 Knuckleball 2.7 0 13 0.5 3 .333 .667 .417 0.0 0.0 0.0 .332 .349 .299 0.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2016 151 608 -3 -3 7 2 3
2017 611 2,538 1 -24 18 13 8
2018 579 2,362 -5 -14 23 12 16
2019 588 2,399 11 -16 19 15 28
2020 219 857 -10 -9 5 4 -10
2021 566 2,182 -6 -17 24 14 15
2022 618 2,385 -6 -9 20 11 16
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2016 617 46.5 70.7 86.5 21.8 67.6 44.2 34.9 44.6 18.2 6.6 75.0
2017 2,551 45.5 66.9 81.1 24.0 65.4 43.4 25.3 43.6 23.5 6.3 82.5
2018 2,366 43.7 68.5 81.6 23.1 61.2 43.3 27.8 43.0 24.4 6.0 78.0
2019 2,442 41.6 77.0 80.2 27.5 63.4 42.0 38.5 48.1 25.3 5.2 87.2
2020 857 41.8 72.3 74.5 26.9 50.7 43.3 27.9 45.9 33.6 6.0 78.4
2021 2,182 45.6 74.0 83.7 23.8 55.3 40.8 36.4 46.7 24.1 6.3 83.2
2022 2,385 46.4 68.7 83.8 25.0 65.6 46.2 28.8 45.3 21.5 6.0 79.2
Player 13,400 44.5 70.9 81.8 24.7 61.8 43.3 31.2 45.3 24.1 6.0 81.3
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.3 42.6 29.4 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA
2016 67 59
2017 56 55 51 49 63 60 50 42 88 41 60 69 47 72 56 6
2018 68 59 50 44 81 59 50 75 97 61 69 88 47 78 53 36
2019 92 86 93 92 92 92 88 95 98 89 67 86 45 58 48 15
2020 20 23 27 38 29 61 55 87 95 69 29 61 12 53 33 12
2021 85 83 79 72 85 65 54 92 96 93 73 81 55 75 33 84
2022 85 89 67 52 96 67 46 49 83 52 84 91 68 74 25 19
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2016 21.7 3 2.8 0 2 1 2 66.7
2017 20.9 26 25.9 0 8 13 15 57.7
2018 21.7 12 14.2 -2 11 10 6 50.0