Posted December 06, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Heath Bell
TEAMS: Miami Marlins
DALLAS, Texas-- Right-handed pitcher Heath Bell was announced Monday as the most recent addition to the Miami Marlins. How will he and big-name Jose Reyes impact the organization in 2012? And who else could join them? Scout's MLB Expert Frankie Piliere joins Erin Hartigan to chop it all up.

Marlins finalize pact with reliever Bell

The Miami Marlins celebrated the kickoff of the winter meetings in Dallas by finalizing a three-year, $27-million contract with former San Diego Padres reliever Heath Bell.The deal includes a $9-million option for 2015.The 34-year-old righthander has been one of the top relievers in the National League over the past five seasons.He went 3-4 with a 2.44 ERA, 43 saves and 51 strikeouts...

Miami Marlins introduce new closer Heath Bell

Heath Bell didn’t bother with the “VIP Tour” that the Marlins gave to Albert Pujols, Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle and C.J. Wilson — the other high-profile free agents the team has wined and dined in an effort to lure them to South Florida.

Miami Marlins Show They Are Not Bluffing

Just a few days after the Miami Marlins made a splash in the free agent market by signing closer Heath Bell, the Marlins were back at it again.  On Sunday night it was announced that the Marlins had come to terms on a six year, $106 million contract with free agent shortstop Jose Reyes. Many believed that after unveiling new uniforms and changing their name to the Miami Marlins...

Padres closing in on trade for Rox closer Street

On Monday, the Padres officially lost closer Heath Bell, as the three-time All-Star completed his deal with the Marlins.

Mailbag: Marlins building a house of cards

Mailbag: The Marlins' spending spree on Heath Bell, Jose Reyes and possibly Albert Pujols will make the team a contender in the short term, but a history of tepid fan support in the region will not sustain a large payroll over the long haul.

Tom Verducci: Marlins not done shopping yet

The Marlins already have lured Heath Bell and Jose Reyes. Miami is not ready to stop spending yet, writes Tom Verducci. Albert Pujols? The unpredictable Marlins say they are serious.

Joe Lemire: Marlins' extreme offseason makeover continues

Jose Reyes. Heath Bell. Mark Buehrle. The Marlins are finally setting themselves up for some long-term success, writes Joe Lemire.

Miami Marlins are suddenly baseball's big spenders

The formerly frugal Marlins commit nearly $200 million to Jose Reyes, Heath Bell and now Mark Buehrle. Last time the team went on a spending binge, it followed up with a World Series win.Reporting from Dallas — Seated at a table in a corner of the media workroom at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, Miami Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen was informed his team had reached an agreement with...

Winter Meetings Kicking Off

There's not a better time of the MLB off-season than the annual GM Winter Meetings. GMs from all of the clubs, players and agents all converge to talk free agency, seal deals and create buzz. The meetings kickoff today in Dallas and will go through the end of the week. We've already seen the newly named Miami Marlins make an expected splash by signing closer Heath Bell...
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