Josh Bell
1B | Bats/Throws: S/R | 6' 4" 261LBS | Age: 31
Draft: 2011 | Rd: 2, #61, Pittsburgh Pirates | Jesuit Col Prep (TX)
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 647 552 78 147 17 0 .266 .362 .422 .784
2023 617 547 52 135 22 0 .247 .325 .419 .744
2024 400 364 32 83 9 0 .228 .288 .354 .642
9 Seasons 4,423 3,861 520 991 161 4 .257 .342 .444 .786
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .266 17 0 .784
2023 .247 22 0 .744
2024 .228 9 0 .642
9 Seasons .257 161 4 .786
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA 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 7.0 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 53 12.7 8.6 92.4 116.2 13.1 34.6 .285 .561 .378 .386 .448 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 2505 456 33 7.2 5.1 88.9 112.2 8.4 30.7 .273 .424 .344 .349 .366 40.8 15.8 12.5
2023 30 2428 416 42 10.1 6.8 90.1 114.0 9.3 31.3 .263 .457 .323 .345 .403 43.0 21.7 10.2
2024 31 1449 288 20 6.9 5.0 88.4 110.6 13.2 31.6 .232 .381 .283 .294 .331 38.2 19.8 6.8
Player 17397 3066 256 8.3 5.8 90.1 116.2 9.1 30.1 .264 .450 .336 .345 .384 42.0 18.8 11.2
MLB 7.0 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.3 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.4 22.2 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, Sweeper, Slurve, 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 28.1 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 32.5 23.3 20.4 7.7 12.7 8.6
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 50.7 19.7 24.1 5.7 37.1 35.7 27.2 4.2 36.6 20.6 27.4 3.7 7.2 5.1
2023 48.8 26.0 21.4 3.8 43.5 31.7 24.8 1.7 36.3 22.6 23.1 5.3 10.1 6.8
2024 45.8 26.0 21.9 6.3 38.9 32.3 28.8 3.8 34.4 26.7 21.5 5.9 6.9 5.0
Player 49.9 22.6 22.3 5.2 37.2 35.2 27.5 3.0 36.8 21.4 23.6 5.6 8.3 5.8
MLB 44.5 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.7 24.8 24.4 5.8 7.0 4.8
! 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 %
2024 4-Seam Fastball -1.3 -6 453 31.3 128 .226 .374 .319 21.3 14.8 19.2 .243 .406 .318 42.7
2024 Changeup -0.7 -2 256 17.7 65 .213 .279 .248 29.6 20.0 18.3 .203 .318 .243 26.5
2024 Sinker -0.1 0 190 13.1 58 .283 .321 .326 19.0 13.8 21.6 .274 .358 .312 42.2
2024 Cutter 1.8 3 156 10.8 42 .308 .590 .385 28.0 16.7 28.0 .256 .475 .325 30.3
2024 Slider -1.2 -2 153 10.6 43 .125 .225 .208 38.1 34.9 26.8 .149 .279 .217 32.0
2024 Curveball 1.1 1 111 7.7 27 .222 .370 .254 39.7 29.6 25.0 .258 .430 .291 52.6
2024 Split-Finger 0.2 0 68 4.7 18 .235 .294 .258 34.3 33.3 20.7 .183 .264 .220 27.3
2024 Sweeper -1.5 -1 58 4.0 17 .091 .364 .324 30.0 17.6 17.6 .247 .631 .441 66.7
2024 Knuckleball 7.6 0 4 0.3 1 1.000 1.000 .900 0.0 0.0 0.0 .969 1.113 .912 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.2 9 765 31.5 200 .316 .546 .414 20.6 19.0 19.1 .311 .568 .412 51.1
2023 Changeup -1.4 -7 530 21.8 128 .192 .275 .236 35.9 28.1 24.7 .209 .312 .253 19.0
2023 Slider -2.5 -8 320 13.2 80 .123 .262 .253 29.5 30.0 21.1 .154 .273 .270 40.5
2023 Sinker 0.2 0 269 11.1 73 .258 .516 .412 21.0 15.1 21.2 .301 .537 .407 58.8
2023 Curveball 0.4 1 241 9.9 50 .234 .340 .300 23.9 20.0 14.9 .273 .442 .329 40.5
2023 Cutter -1.6 -3 200 8.2 59 .273 .345 .289 19.8 13.6 15.7 .316 .471 .349 43.8
2023 Split-Finger -0.9 0 52 2.1 14 .154 .385 .257 48.1 35.7 45.5 .138 .377 .245 37.5
2023 Sweeper 5.4 3 47 1.9 10 .500 1.200 .705 17.4 10.0 4.2 .412 1.108 .624 77.8
2023 Slurve -0.1 0 4 0.2 1 .000 .000 .000 -- 100.0 50.0 -- -- .000 --
2022 4-Seam Fastball 1.1 9 813 32.5 198 .284 .420 .376 17.7 13.1 12.7 .304 .460 .384 47.6
2022 Changeup 0.9 5 491 19.6 128 .267 .457 .350 33.2 21.1 20.6 .235 .384 .304 25.6
2022 Sinker 0.6 2 367 14.7 96 .284 .459 .401 12.7 10.4 14.7 .297 .460 .399 47.0
2022 Slider -0.3 -1 303 12.1 74 .238 .397 .306 25.2 24.3 17.5 .193 .339 .277 43.8
2022 Curveball 1.6 4 222 8.9 61 .304 .464 .376 21.9 16.4 14.5 .342 .529 .402 56.5
2022 Cutter -2.2 -4 188 7.5 52 .174 .326 .286 13.8 9.6 11.9 .243 .364 .315 24.4
2022 Split-Finger 0.8 1 76 3.0 26 .182 .227 .294 28.6 15.4 17.4 .229 .318 .307 27.8
2022 Sweeper 4.9 2 36 1.4 6 .750 1.000 .742 18.8 16.7 5.0 .515 .660 .575 66.7
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1.2 9 736 33.7 205 .300 .506 .405 19.5 17.6 18.3 .295 .494 .380 60.4
2021 Changeup 0.4 2 406 18.6 111 .216 .333 .282 25.9 16.2 16.5 .210 .323 .268 31.0
2021 Sinker -2.6 -7 278 12.7 69 .220 .458 .366 19.7 18.8 23.6 .243 .478 .362 59.6
2021 Slider 2.5 7 270 12.4 58 .313 .646 .469 36.9 22.4 12.7 .310 .635 .448 65.7
2021 Curveball 0.2 1 241 11.0 52 .213 .489 .336 20.0 15.4 12.5 .298 .512 .367 47.5
2021 Cutter 0.2 0 158 7.2 41 .229 .457 .354 29.4 17.1 18.4 .307 .557 .398 41.4
2021 Split-Finger 1.4 1 64 2.9 19 .294 .471 .368 42.9 21.1 22.2 .343 .565 .419 46.2
2021 Sweeper 23.7 4 16 0.7 6 .600 1.400 .808 22.2 16.7 16.7 .626 1.578 .871 100.0
2021 Slurve -6.5 -1 10 0.5 3 .000 .000 .000 33.3 33.3 20.0 .039 .051 .037 50.0
2020 4-Seam Fastball 1.0 3 287 33.5 81 .271 .543 .386 32.1 27.2 29.7 .286 .569 .392 52.0
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 -3.9 -5 121 14.1 29 .120 .120 .166 29.8 31.0 22.0 .103 .123 .164 29.4
2020 Sinker -1.2 -1 113 13.2 30 .333 .370 .352 21.4 13.3 26.7 .336 .449 .376 65.2
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 -0.3 0 58 6.8 14 .231 .462 .271 23.5 21.4 25.0 .171 .426 .230 45.5
2020 Split-Finger -4.8 0 6 0.7 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 33.3 25.0 .429 .512 .414 0.0
2020 Sweeper -2.7 0 6 0.7 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .109 .116 .102 0.0
2019 4-Seam Fastball 1.8 13 739 30.3 172 .276 .609 .401 21.6 25.0 21.9 .242 .532 .351 53.5
2019 Changeup -1.4 -6 460 18.8 117 .200 .381 .288 38.7 22.2 21.7 .236 .407 .307 27.2
2019 Sinker 1.9 8 449 18.4 112 .374 .703 .495 15.7 8.9 11.2 .371 .672 .478 56.1
2019 Slider 1.6 5 297 12.2 81 .268 .634 .406 27.5 22.2 15.0 .264 .644 .402 48.1
2019 Curveball 1.4 3 231 9.5 54 .255 .426 .360 26.4 20.4 14.7 .361 .587 .438 58.3
2019 Cutter 1.7 3 163 6.7 35 .267 .600 .389 20.5 14.3 10.2 .312 .535 .385 42.3
2019 Split-Finger 6.3 3 48 2.0 16 .375 .688 .450 32.1 18.8 17.6 .335 .715 .434 30.8
2019 Sweeper 4.5 1 19 0.8 4 .500 2.000 .675 25.0 25.0 12.5 .500 1.936 .679 50.0
2019 Slurve -1.2 0 3 0.1 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 0.0 .392 .437 .355 100.0
2018 4-Seam Fastball 0.7 6 867 36.6 216 .269 .452 .367 19.9 14.8 14.0 .295 .501 .389 47.7
2018 Sinker 1.4 6 466 19.7 132 .310 .496 .402 16.6 12.9 19.1 .301 .505 .386 46.9
2018 Slider 1.9 6 307 13.0 76 .231 .446 .354 40.4 36.8 22.4 .152 .269 .266 35.1
2018 Changeup 0.4 1 297 12.6 62 .296 .315 .320 32.5 11.3 9.7 .231 .319 .281 20.4
2018 Curveball -1.9 -5 243 10.3 48 .159 .205 .204 25.8 25.0 16.2 .189 .264 .240 21.9
2018 Cutter -0.1 0 111 4.7 28 .174 .304 .291 24.0 17.9 17.2 .229 .278 .307 22.2
2018 Split-Finger 3.6 2 45 1.9 14 .333 .333 .421 22.2 14.3 18.2 .262 .401 .349 30.0
2018 Sweeper -4.4 -1 20 0.8 2 .000 .000 .000 33.3 50.0 11.1 .143 .157 .142 0.0
2018 Slurve 5.4 0 6 0.3 1 -- -- .700 -- 0.0 0.0 -- -- .700 --
2017 4-Seam Fastball -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 0.3 1 255 10.0 69 .175 .429 .288 36.3 40.6 23.9 .202 .407 .291 40.0
2017 Curveball 2.8 6 219 8.6 41 .257 .543 .388 30.6 29.3 21.8 .248 .423 .344 30.4
2017 Cutter -1.3 -2 134 5.3 34 .094 .281 .238 21.4 14.7 12.2 .236 .476 .319 33.3
2017 Split-Finger 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
2017 Slurve -10.1 -1 5 0.2 2 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .020 .045 .104 50.0
2017 Sweeper 2.5 0 4 0.2 -- -- -- -- -- 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 152 617 -3 -3 8 2 4
2017 611 2,538 1 -23 18 13 8
2018 579 2,362 -4 -15 23 12 16
2019 592 2,411 12 -16 19 15 30
2020 219 857 -10 -9 5 4 -10
2021 566 2,182 -8 -15 23 14 15
2022 680 2,652 -8 -13 22 14 15
2023 623 2,462 -8 -22 15 10 -5
2024 399 1,449 -7 -16 11 6 -6
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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 46.2 70.5 86.6 22.3 68.9 43.9 34.9 44.6 18.2 6.6 75.6
2017 2,551 45.4 66.9 81.1 24.1 65.6 43.4 25.3 43.6 23.5 6.3 81.9
2018 2,366 43.6 68.5 81.6 23.1 61.4 43.3 27.8 43.0 24.4 5.9 77.9
2019 2,442 41.6 77.2 80.2 27.5 63.0 42.1 38.5 48.1 25.3 5.2 87.2
2020 857 41.5 72.5 74.8 26.9 50.4 43.3 27.9 45.9 33.6 6.0 78.4
2021 2,182 45.6 74.1 83.7 23.8 55.3 41.1 36.4 46.7 24.1 6.3 83.3
2022 2,505 46.7 68.8 83.6 24.9 65.4 45.5 28.4 45.3 21.7 6.4 77.5
2023 2,428 46.3 70.8 82.8 27.8 55.2 44.4 34.5 47.7 25.8 6.2 81.5
2024 1,449 46.4 75.5 79.9 28.7 55.2 43.5 40.9 50.4 27.6 6.7 83.5
Player 17,397 44.9 71.3 81.8 25.5 60.2 43.4 32.5 46.1 24.7 6.1 81.2
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! 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 Arm
Strength
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2016 67 60
2017 56 55 51 49 63 60 50 42 88 41 60 69 47 71 57 7
2018 67 59 50 44 82 59 50 75 98 61 69 88 47 79 54 35
2019 93 89 93 93 92 93 88 95 98 89 66 86 44 58 48 16
2020 20 23 27 38 29 61 55 87 95 69 29 61 12