The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded first baseman Josh Bell to the Washington Nationals.
First baseman Josh Bell has been traded from the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Washington Nationals, a source tells ESPN. Two young pitchers headed back to Pittsburgh.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 24, 2020
Bell had a down year last year, but brings a lot of power to the table. He hit 37 home runs and slugged .569 as recently as 2019, a top 15 mark in the league.