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Derek BellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-2001 MLB Years: 1991-2001
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-959, RF-711, CF-44, 3B-19, LF-5, DH-2, P-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDerek Nathaniel Bell
Height6-2Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 11,1968 [49.191]PlaceTampa,Florida
High SchoolKing (Tampa,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (49th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1989-TOR-#1 ... 1990-MLB-#75 ... 1990-TOR-#2 ... 1992-MLB-#15 ... 1992-MLB-#1
MLB DebutJune 28,1991 [22.199]
OrganizationsTOR [6] HOU [5] SDN [2] NYN [1] PIT [1] Awards3Awards Voting1-12
TBC Player ID1191Retrosheet IDbelld001MLBAM ID110818
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Player Notes:   Participated in the 1980 and 1981 Little League World Series for Tampa,FL
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed77Power62Contact48XBH57RBIs69Runs67Hitting59Durability65Team.510Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987St. Catharines Blue JaysNYPLA-tor-of187427346721131042124186062310.264.320.436.75611924302.301.172.267.3285.9619.873.333.3127.3033.33
1988Myrtle Beach Blue JaysSALAtor-of1991352551212951260186156760430.344.377.557.93419646377.394.213.290.4083.9817.774.473.1829.3338.02
1988Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-of19145251331042111400000.250.264.346.61018453.342.096.135.2721.8926.4214.000.000.0030.77
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         105404601343261264207168160430.332.363.530.89321450430.387.198.270.3913.7218.845.062.7933.6737.31
1989Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-of20136513721242261675157269260440.242.284.402.68620644549.264.160.226.3054.7416.763.542.9132.0635.48
1990Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-of2110940257105135756217237530610.261.302.371.67314925434.301.110.201.3015.3017.283.261.6157.4323.81
1991Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-of2211945789158221213932713576990570.346.424.532.95624347528.382.186.341.42010.8013.071.212.4635.1529.75
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor14of221828540001326510000.143.314.143.4574035.174.000.250.24617.1414.290.830.000.000.00
1992Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-of23725762004304400100.240.333.320.6538230.273.080.360.30313.3313.331.000.000.0033.33
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor14of236116123396321572153452116.242.324.354.6785711184.294.112.236.3118.1518.482.271.0980.5028.21
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4of2415054273142191217226523122120857.262.303.417.72022641585.297.155.236.3143.9320.855.303.5925.8128.87
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4of251084345413520014542482988102514.311.354.454.80819734466.362.143.247.3516.2218.883.033.0031.0025.19
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14of26112452631512128862793371806210.334.385.442.82720031499.377.108.221.3676.6114.232.151.6056.5020.53
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14rf27158627841654031711329340123809818.263.311.418.72926260684.298.155.260.3145.8517.983.082.4936.8836.36
1997New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAhou-of28513020001101100003.154.214.154.3682014.167.000.154.1807.147.141.000.000.000.00
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14rf2812949367136293157115740941202316.276.344.438.78221647547.313.162.260.3447.3117.182.352.7432.8734.56
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14rf2915663011119841222108133511264010014.314.364.490.85430965695.358.176.273.3717.3418.132.473.1728.6432.83
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou14rf3012850961120220126618650129405120.236.306.350.65617834568.290.114.236.2958.8022.712.582.1142.4228.33
2000New York MetsNLMLBnyn16rf311445468714531118698465125623014.266.348.425.77323250622.313.159.286.34210.4520.101.922.8930.3334.48
2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-of322268121130190091910103.162.266.250.51617479.204.088.221.24011.3924.052.111.2768.0036.36
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit14rf324615614273051302253802054.173.287.288.575458183.195.115.263.25313.6620.771.522.7331.2029.63
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter12104578642126223215134668170513779556164630123.276.336.421.75719263815068.319.145.253.0007.4418.842.532.6434.1630.19
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter57721553436121053259344993815440131224166.284.337.445.7829581962366.322.161.260.0006.5116.952.602.4936.5332.03
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2559401582763817211594920901641301286.294.359.437.796411761055.332.143.270.0008.5315.551.821.9944.7627.54
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1505657713725716791782710660440.242.282.396.67822448602.271.154.218.0004.4917.613.932.6635.3135.04
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter725762004304400100.240.333.320.6538230.273.080.360.00013.3313.331.000.000.0033.33
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter91352551212951260186156760430.344.377.557.93419646377.394.213.290.0003.9817.774.473.1829.3338.02
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7427346721131042124186062310.264.320.436.75611924302.301.172.267.0005.9619.873.333.3127.3033.33
Houston Astros Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter6832711386770153107444410228214543360321478.284.341.430.77111652372993.327.146.252.0007.1518.142.542.4736.6430.78
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25897612727739135126501352210130101021.284.325.433.758423751051.327.149.241.0004.9519.984.043.3327.8927.08
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1445468714531118698465125623014.266.348.425.77323250622.313.159.286.00010.4520.101.922.8930.3334.48
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter79189284363216104213962116.228.323.323.6466111219.275.095.238.0009.5917.811.860.9194.5025.58
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4615614273051302253802054.173.287.288.575458183.195.115.263.00013.6620.771.522.7331.2029.63
Average MLB - Per 162 games16261386169312188923750128816416.276.336.421.75725851679.319.145.253.0007.4418.842.532.6434.1630.19
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260596172299179728114311391742.284.337.445.78226955664.322.161.260.0006.5116.952.602.4936.5332.03

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2000New York MetsNLMLBnyn16Rel310036.0010100101.03540300006.0027.00--27.00--0.00-12.13
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0036.0010100101.03540300006.0027.00--27.00--0.00-9.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0036.0010100101.03540300006.0027.00--27.00--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0036.002200220002200220.06601100880066000006.0027.00--27.00--0.00-9.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1987St. Catharines Blue Jays NYPLA-tor18OF72--126621134132.9851.83------7497.393.5
1988Myrtle Beach Blue Jays SALAtor19OF90--1481210-170160.9411.78------9198.964.7
1988Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor19OF14--1822-2220.9091.43------14100.09.7
1989Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor20OF126--2161294237228.9621.81------13692.688.1
1990Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor21OF104--22095-234229.9792.20------10995.471.7
1991Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor22OF117--27815167309293.9482.50------11998.381.3
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22OF13--16-2-1816.8891.23------1872.28.0
1992Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor23OF7--13-2-1513.8671.86------7100.010.0
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23OF56--1054-11091091.0001.95------6191.834.6
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23DH1---------------611.60.6
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24OF125--322884338330.9762.64------15083.377.2
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn243B19--1229935041.8202.16------15012.711.7
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25OF108--247310-260250.9622.31------108100.092.3
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26OF110--2011082219211.9631.92------11298.276.4
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27RF157--2831674306299.9771.90------15899.496.9
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27CF2--1---111.0000.50------1581.31.2
1997New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAhou28OF5--10---10101.0002.00------5100.03.5
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28RF89--160461170164.9651.84------12969.054.9
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28CF36--652216967.9711.86------12927.922.2
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28DH1---------------1290.80.6
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29RF154--282882298290.9731.88------15698.795.1
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30RF126--193431200197.9851.56------12898.477.8
2000New York MetsNLMLBnyn31RF142-1168243531251248.9881.750.21-----14498.687.7
2000New York MetsNLMLBnyn31CF5-309---991.0001.800.30-----1443.53.1
2000New York MetsNLMLBnyn31P1-1-------------1440.70.6
2001Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit32OF12--15-1-1615.9381.25------2254.58.5
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32RF43-323712117473.9861.700.23-----4693.526.5
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32LF5-4161--771.0001.400.17-----4610.93.1
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32CF1-71---111.0001.000.14-----462.20.6
MLB Totals for RF - 6 season(s)-   RF711-1491123239281012991271.9781.790.85-----7110.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF412--89125287944916.9702.22------4120.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF44-37762218078.9751.772.11-----440.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B19--1229935041.8202.16------190.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF5-4161--771.0001.400.17-----50.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-1-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF238--52324227569547.9612.30------2380.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF140--23414114259248.9581.77------1400.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF7--13-2-1513.8671.86------70.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF90--1481210-170160.9411.78------900.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF72--126621134132.9851.83------720.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1987St. Catharines Blue Jays NYPLA-tor18---------72-
1988Myrtle Beach Blue Jays SALAtor19---------90-
1988Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor19---------14-
1989Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor20---------126-
1990Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor21---------104-
1991Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor22---------117-
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor22---------13-
1992Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor23---------7-
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23---------561
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24-----19---125-
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25---------108-
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26---------110-
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27-------2157--
1997New Orleans Zephyrs AmerAAAhou28---------5-
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28-------3689-1
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29--------154--
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30--------126--
2000New York MetsNLMLBnyn311------5142--
2001Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit32---------12-
2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32------5143--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB2320100000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1992Toronto Blue JaysWorld SeriesMLB2321100000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
1997Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB28313000000000300000.000.000.000.0000013.000.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00
1998Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB29416120011000700000.125.125.313.4385116.125.188.1880.0043.750.006.2516.0050.00
1999Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB3023010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2000New York MetsDiv SeriesMLB3111000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs10331300110001000000.091.091.182.2736133.091.091.0910.0030.300.003.0333.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs20100000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs21100000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1991Minor League Player of the Year (BA) (TOR)1
1997National League Player of the Week (August 18-August 24)1
2000National League Player of the Week (April 17-April 23)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-10-09InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-07-13InjuredDisabled -- - 
2001-06-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-05-18InjuredDisabled -- - 
2000-12-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
2000-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-12-23TradeTraded by Astros with Mike Hampton to Mets for Kyle Kessel, Octavio Dotel and Roger Cedeno. 
1994-12-28TradeTraded by Padres with Craig Shipley, Phil Plantier, Pedro Martinez, Ricky Gutierrez and Doug Brocail to Astros for Sean Fesh, Brian Williams, Roberto Petagine, Steve Finley, Andujar Cedeno and Ken Caminiti. 
1993-03-30TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Stoney Briggs to Padres for Darrin Jackson. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1991Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll22100,000-62031-742,231100,000100,000
1992Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll23112,500-6663117962,245109,000212,500
1993San Diego PadresTeam Payroll24165,000-5741337968,431109,000377,500
1994San Diego PadresTeam Payroll25385,000-411955957,101109,000762,500
1995Houston AstrosTeam Payroll261,450,000-195979++999,520109,0002,212,500
1996Houston AstrosTeam Payroll272,800,000-111488++957,870109,0005,012,500
1997Houston AstrosTeam Payroll283,250,000-113388++1,182,177150,0008,262,500
1998Houston AstrosTeam Payroll294,250,000-84591++1,276,192170,00012,512,500
1999Houston AstrosTeam Payroll304,500,000-103489++1,454,491200,00017,012,500
2000New York MetsTeam Payroll315,000,000-108688++1,394,248200,00022,012,500
2001Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll325,000,000-126486++1,897,758200,00027,012,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red