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
2021 568 498 75 130 27 0 .261 .347 .476 .823
2022 647 552 78 147 17 0 .266 .362 .422 .784
2023 617 547 52 135 22 0 .247 .325 .419 .744
8 Seasons 4,023 3,497 488 908 152 4 .260 .347 .453 .800
AVG HR SB OPS
2021 .261 27 0 .823
2022 .266 17 0 .784
2023 .247 22 0 .744
8 Seasons .260 152 4 .800
MLB Percentile Rankings
Hits Spray Chart

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 7.0 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
Player 15948 2778 236 8.5 5.9 90.2 116.2 8.7 29.9 .267 .457 .341 .350 .390 42.4 18.7 11.7
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .369 36.3 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, 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
Player 50.3 22.2 22.4 5.1 37.0 35.5 27.4 3.0 37.0 20.9 23.9 5.5 8.5 5.9
MLB 44.6 23.5 24.9 7.0 37.0 37.6 25.3 3.9 32.9 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! 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 %
2023 4-Seam Fastball 1.3 10 757 31.2 196 .324 .559 .422 20.2 17.9 18.1 .318 .582 .420 51.5
2023 Changeup -1.4 -7 529 21.8 128 .192 .275 .236 36.3 28.1 24.7 .209 .312 .253 19.0
2023 Slider -2.5 -8 325 13.4 80 .123 .262 .253 29.3 30.0 20.3 .154 .273 .270 40.5
2023 Sinker 0.0 0 278 11.4 76 .246 .492 .395 21.4 17.1 22.8 .287 .512 .390 57.7
2023 Curveball 0.4 1 242 10.0 50 .234 .340 .300 23.9 20.0 14.9 .273 .442 .329 40.5
2023 Cutter -1.8 -4 202 8.3 60 .268 .339 .284 20.5 15.0 17.0 .311 .462 .344 43.8
2023 Split-Finger -0.8 0 51 2.1 14 .154 .385 .257 46.2 35.7 45.5 .138 .377 .245 37.5
2023 Sweeper 6.4 3 40 1.6 10 .500 1.200 .705 18.2 10.0 5.3 .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 0.1 0 311 12.4 75 .238 .397 .311 24.8 24.0 16.4 .193 .339 .282 43.8
2022 Curveball 1.6 4 226 9.0 61 .304 .464 .376 22.2 16.4 14.1 .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 2.1 0 24 1.0 5 .750 1.000 .750 18.2 20.0 9.1 .515 .660 .550 66.7
2021 4-Seam Fastball 1.2 9 737 33.8 205 .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 -7 277 12.7 69 .220 .458 .366 19.7 18.8 23.6 .243 .478 .362 59.6
2021 Slider 2.4 7 271 12.4 59 .306 .633 .461 36.9 23.7 13.6 .304 .622 .440 65.7
2021 Curveball 0.3 1 244 11.2 53 .213 .489 .342 20.0 15.1 12.5 .298 .512 .374 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 31.9 4 12 0.5 4 .750 1.750 1.038 22.2 0.0 0.0 .782 1.972 1.132 100.0
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 Sweeper -2.7 0 6 0.7 1 .000 .000 .000 33.3 0.0 0.0 .109 .116 .102 0.0
2020 Split-Finger -4.8 0 6 0.7 3 .000 .000 .000 40.0 33.3 25.0 .429 .512 .414 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 5 301 12.3 81 .268 .634 .406 27.7 22.2 14.8 .264 .644 .402 48.1
2019 Curveball 1.4 3 234 9.6 55 .255 .426 .366 26.4 20.0 14.1 .361 .587 .442 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 6.1 1 12 0.5 3 .500 2.000 .667 16.7 33.3 33.3 .500 1.936 .672 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 6 221 8.7 41 .257 .543 .388 30.6 29.3 21.4 .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 4.3 0 2 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase