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Bell finds success in first start

Bell threw just one curveball

Left-hander Chad Bell was sent to short-season Spokane to begin working as a starting pitcher, and his first outing was a success, as he tossed four scoreless innings. Lone Star Dugout caught up with the 21-year-old prospect after Tuesday's game.

When the Texas Rangers signed left-hander Chad Bell for $450,000 as their 14th round pick last summer, the club viewed him as a starting pitcher. Unfortunately, out of Spring Training this year, there weren't enough spots to go around for some of the organization's young hurlers. Though Bell broke his first camp with a full-season club––the Single-A Hickory Crawdads––he did so as a reliever... Recommended Stories

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