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Josh Bell
1B | B/T: S/R | 6' 4" 255LBS | Age: 29

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

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2021 568 498 75 130 27 88 0 .261 .347 .476 .823
6 Seasons 2759 2398 358 626 113 397 4 .261 .348 .468 .816
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2021 .261 27 88 0 .823
6 Seasons .261 113 397 4 .816

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2016 24 617 112 5 4.5 88.3 108.9 5.8 22.3 .252 .386 .339 .328 .316 41.2 12.5 13.8
2017 25 2551 436 28 6.4 87.6 112.4 8.6 28.9 .258 .425 .338 .329 .365 34.3 18.9 10.6
2018 26 2366 402 28 7 90.2 115.6 9.4 29.6 .255 .414 .336 .338 .360 39.3 17.8 13.2
2019 27 2442 416 53 12.7 92.4 116.2 13 34.9 .282 .557 .378 .383 .442 46.9 19.2 12.1
2020 28 857 140 12 8.6 91.7 114.2 5.9 24.3 .228 .381 .286 .297 .365 42.9 26.5 9.9
2021 29 2182 400 35 8.8 92.5 115.8 4.9 28.5 .273 .474 .352 .361 .399 52 17.8 11.4
11015 1906 161 8.4 90.6 116.2 8.6 29.5 .263 .456 .345 .347 .385 42.9 18.8 11.8
6.6 88.3 122.2 12 32.9 .242 .402 .317 .312 .363 35.6 22 8.4




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Pitch Tracking

Year Pitch Type # % PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR SO BBE BA XBA SLG XSLG WOBA XWOBA EV LA Whiff% PutAway%
2021 Fastballs 1149 52.7 309 268 74 44 17 0 13 56 214 .276 .279 .485 .477 .365 .369 95.0 3 21.1 19.3
2021 Breaking 557 25.6 124 108 29 13 6 0 10 23 86 .269 .308 .602 .605 .398 .421 92.6 10 28.3 13.1
2021 Offspeed 474 21.7 132 121 27 21 1 1 4 22 99 .223 .226 .347 .352 .280 .287 87.0 4 27.9 17.3
2020 Fastballs 460 53.7 126 110 31 22 2 0 7 29 84 .282 .284 .491 .522 .356 .373 95.4 5 28.7 28.7
2020 Breaking 228 26.6 52 46 8 7 0 0 1 18 29 .174 .119 .239 .168 .224 .179 88.1 10 34.3 24.3
2020 Offspeed 169 19.7 41 39 5 4 1 0 0 12 27 .128 .196 .154 .233 .150 .214 84.0 3 46.2 32.4
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel %
2016 50.9 18.8 25 5.4 25.9 26.8 47.3 2.7 38.4 16.1 22.3 3.6 4.5
2017 52.3 19.3 22.5 6 36.5 34.4 29.1 5 35.3 21.3 25.5 5.3 6.4
2018 49.8 22.6 21.4 6.2 32.6 39.1 28.4 3 37.6 23.4 22.4 6 7
2019 44 26.9 22.8 6.3 38.9 35.1 25.7 1.7 32.5 23.3 20.4 7.7 12.7
2020 56.4 15.7 22.9 5 36.4 37.1 26.4 2.1 43.6 19.3 22.9 3.6 8.6
2021 54.3 21.3 22 2.5 36.8 39.3 24 2.3 41.5 15.8 24.8 6.8 8.8
50.6 21.8 22.4 5.2 35.6 36.3 28 2.9 37.3 20.6 23.2 6 8.4
45.1 22.5 25.4 7.1 36.6 37.8 25.5 3.7 33.2 24.4 24.4 5.7 6.6

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 %
2021 N/A -13.5 0 3 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .511 .325 100
2021 Splitter 1.2 1 62 2.8 17 .267 .467 .359 40 17.6 18.8 .353 .585 .438 50
2021 Cutter 0.6 1 135 6.2 35 .241 .414 .357 31.5 20 18.4 .294 .489 .377 43.5
2021 Curveball 0.1 0 259 11.9 56 .2 .46 .324 22.2 16.1 12.9 .284 .478 .354 50
2021 Sinker -2.4 -6 261 12 61 .231 .5 .367 22.2 19.7 26.7 .251 .507 .377 63.4
2021 Slider 3.5 10 300 13.7 69 .322 .712 .483 33.1 20.3 13.1 .33 .712 .476 62.2
2021 Changeup 0.6 2 409 18.7 113 .221 .337 .285 26.6 16.8 17.1 .207 .315 .264 30.6
2021 4-Seamer 1.3 9 753 34.5 213 .294 .492 .402 18.7 17.4 17.9 .284 .467 .367 59.3
2020 Splitter -4.8 0 6 0.7 3 0 0 0 40 33.3 25 .429 .512 .414 0
2020 Cutter 0.1 0 60 7 15 .231 .462 .3 23.5 20 25 .171 .426 .262 45.5
2020 Curveball -0.6 -1 103 12 23 .25 .4 .335 41 39.1 28.1 .14 .227 .225 45.5
2020 Slider -3.9 -5 125 14.6 29 .115 .115 .141 30 31 21.4 .103 .123 .143 27.8
2020 Sinker -0.2 0 121 14.1 33 .345 .483 .402 18.6 12.1 26.7 .346 .51 .408 68
2020 Changeup -3.2 -5 163 19 38 .139 .167 .164 46.6 28.9 33.3 .176 .21 .198 16
2020 4-Seamer 0.7 2 279 32.6 78 .265 .5 .366 33.1 28.2 29.7 .28 .546 .379 50
2019 Splitter 5.4 2 45 1.8 15 .333 .667 .42 33.3 20 20 .337 .742 .445 25
2019 Cutter 0.7 1 169 6.9 36 .226 .516 .343 20.7 16.7 11.8 .291 .499 .365 38.5
2019 Curveball 1.6 4 238 9.7 54 .261 .435 .373 25.8 18.5 12.5 .366 .596 .448 58.3
2019 Slider 2.1 7 304 12.4 83 .278 .681 .42 27.7 21.7 14.9 .277 .691 .42 50
2019 Sinker 2.3 10 419 17.2 107 .391 .736 .511 14.3 7.5 10.4 .386 .701 .492 57.5
2019 Changeup -1.2 -5 462 18.9 118 .208 .387 .293 38.6 22 21.5 .237 .406 .306 28
2019 4-Seamer 1.6 13 771 31.6 178 .273 .602 .393 22 25.3 21.5 .241 .531 .351 52.1
2018 Splitter 1.5 1 43 1.8 13 .364 .364 .385 23.5 15.4 20 .281 .433 .371 33.3
2018 Cutter 0.3 0 107 4.5 27 .182 .318 .302 21.7 18.5 17.9 .201 .244 .288 23.5
2018 Curveball -1.7 -4 249 10.5 49 .159 .205 .214 25.8 24.5 15.6 .189 .264 .249 21.9
2018 Changeup 0.4 1 299 12.6 63 .291 .309 .315 32.3 11.1 9.6 .228 .314 .277 20
2018 Slider 1.4 5 331 14 79 .221 .426 .341 40.3 36.7 21.5 .162 .276 .269 33.3
2018 Sinker 1.4 7 458 19.4 132 .31 .496 .399 16.8 12.9 19.5 .298 .5 .383 46.9
2018 4-Seamer 0.4 4 875 37 216 .269 .452 .359 19.8 14.8 13.9 .295 .501 .389 47.7
2018 N/A 1 0 0
2017 Knuckleball 2.7 0 13 0.5 3 .333 .667 .417 0 0 0 .332 .349 .299 0
2017 Splitter -1.8 -1 64 2.5 21 .158 .211 .212 44 38.1 42.1 .223 .255 .257 9.1
2017 Cutter -2 -3 129 5.1 33 .097 .29 .218 21.2 12.1 11.1 .243 .492 .328 33.3
2017 Curveball 2.8 6 222 8.7 41 .257 .543 .388 30.6 29.3 21.1 .248 .423 .344 30.4
2017 Slider 0 0 266 10.4 72 .169 .415 .276 34.9 40.3 23.6 .194 .378 .275 40.5
2017 Changeup 0 0 394 15.4 91 .229 .386 .32 29.3 14.3 12.1 .278 .374 .318 24.3
2017 Sinker 1.1 6 503 19.7 122 .336 .561 .43 18.5 13.9 15.9 .311 .524 .396 44.4
2017 4-Seamer -0.1 -1 947 37.1 228 .274 .473 .358 19.7 14.9 13.1 .256 .427 .329 34.7
2017 N/A 1 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 137 574 -2 -2 7 2 5
2017 611 2538 0 -24 18 13 7
2018 579 2362 -4 -17 22 12 13
2019 592 2411 13 -16 19 15 31
2020 219 857 -10 -9 5 4 -9
2021 566 2182 -5 -15 23 14 18
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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 46.3 71.8 85.9 21.8 70.1 43.7 34.9 44.6 18.2 6.8 76.9
2017 2551 45.5 66.9 81.1 24 65.4 43.4 25.2 43.6 23.5 6.3 82.5
2018 2366 43.7 68.5 81.6 23.1 61.2 43.3 27.8 43 24.4 6 78
2019 2442 41.7 77 80.2 27.5 63 42.1 38 48.1 25.3 5.2 87.3
2020 857 41.8 72.3 74.5 26.9 50.7 43.3 27.4 45.9 33.6 6 78.4
2021 2182 45.6 74 83.7 23.8 55.3 40.8 36.3 46.7 24.1 6.3 83.2
11015 44 71.5 81.3 24.7 61 42.6 31.6 45.3 24.7 6 82
48.5 66.8 82 28.3 58.5 42.6 29.2 47 24.6 7.2 76

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV HardHit% K% BB% Whiff% Speed OAA
2016 60
2017 53 53 48 47 60 60 50 42 42 60 69 47 56 6
2018 68 58 50 43 81 58 49 75 61 69 88 47 53 31
2019 92 88 93 92 92 94 88 95 88 67 86 45 48 12
2020 21 24 28 38 30 61 55 87 69 29 61 12 33 9
2021 84 82 78 71 84 63 53 92 93 73 81 55 33 80
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2019 22.6 37 35.4 2 14 22 18 48.6
2020 23.9 8 7.8 0 0 5 4 50
2021 23.3 27 25.1 2 10 17 12 44.4

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2019 37 38 38 40 39 31 34 38 34 36 36 38 26 29 36 40 29 37 34 38 22 34 32 39 37 41 39 34 37 34 41
2020 8 9 7 9 9 6 8 8 7 9 7 7 6 5 7 8 6 8 9 9 7 8 8 7 9 7 8 9 9 8 9
2021 27 27 26 25 29 22 25 30 23 26 29 27 19 18 24 28 18 26 27 25 14 24 24 29 26 28 28 25 29 22 29
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights and distances, but does not attempt to adjust for environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2015 2016 +/-   2017 +/-   2018 +/-   2019 +/-   2020 +/-   2021 +/-  
Exit Velocity 88.3 87.6 -0.7 90.2 2.6 92.4 2.2 91.7 -0.7 92.5 0.8
Launch Angle 5.8 8.6 2.8 9.4 0.8 13 3.6 5.9 -7.1 4.9 -1