Bell pitched in parts of six seasons for the Baltimore Orioles, Cleveland Indians and Houston Astros. In 68 games he posted a 15-18 record with a 5.18 ERA. Bell played from 1985-1987 with Baltimore, then spent the next four seasons in the minor leagues, before resurfacing with the Indians in 1991. He appeared in seven games for the Tribe in 1992, then pitched in 10 games for the Astros in 1993, concluding his big-league run. The vast majority of Bell’s time in the majors came in 1987 with Baltimore. He pitched in 33 games that year, making 29 starts for the Orioles, finishing with a 10-13 record and a 5.45 ERA.
Bell made his major league debut on Sept. 24, 1985, at County Stadium in Milwaukee against the Brewers. He entered the game in the eighth inning in relief of Scott McGregor, Nate Snell, Tippy Martinez and Scott Stewart. Bell pitched a clean eighth inning, striking out two. Milwaukee won the game 10-6.
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