In his three starts in his first year with class-A Cedar Rapids, Bell posted an 0-2 record and an earned-run average of 4.85 in 13 innings pitched. In those three appearances, he allowed 18 hits, seven earned runs and struck out eight batters.
Cedar Rapids (21-19) is in fourth place in the MWL Western Division, six games out of first place.
Last season, pitching for the Orem Owlz, Bell made 16 starts, posting a 4-2 record with a 3.50 ERA in 82.1 innings pitched.
Jason Botts (Glendale Community College, 2000) Oklahoma Red Hawks, outfielder: The former Vaquero and Texas Ranger has been on a tear as of late in triple AAA.
In his last 10 games, Botts is hitting .432 with 16 hits, eight runs, 13 runs batted in and six base on balls. His effort was capped off by a three-for-four night with a home run and five RBIs on May 18.
In Monday's 8-1 loss to Omaha, Botts started in left field and had an RBI double for his team's lone run.
Through Monday's game, Botts was batting .274 with a team-high 34 RBIs, 45 runs and 12 doubles.
The Redhawks (21-22) have gone 9-9 over their last 18 games and sit one-half game out of first place in the PCL American South Division.
Brandon Higelin (Crescenta Valley, 2001) Lake Elsinore Storm, relief pitcher: Pitching as a reliever, the former Falcon has had mixed results on the mound.
In his first season with the Storm, Higelin has posted an 0-2 record and an ERA of 4.29 along with 17 strikeouts in 21 innings pitched.
Over the last 10 games, Higelin has an 0-1 record in 14 2/3 innings pitched and has an ERA of 4.91.
Lake Elsinore (23-22) is currently in a first-place tie with the Inland Empire in the CAL South Division.
Al Quintana (Glendale Community College, 2002) Dunedin Blue Jays, first baseman: In limited action, the former Vaquero has amassed a .239 batting average with seven RBIs and 11 runs scored in 21 games.
His last 10 games have been a bit of struggle, with Quintana posting a .188 batting average with six hits and seven runs scored.
Dunedin (21-23), which has lost seven of its last 11 games, currently sits in fourth place in the FSL West Division.
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Trevor Bell (Crescenta Valley, 2005) Cedar Rapids Kernels, starting pitcher: After temporarily being put on hold, Bell's third Cedar Rapids start finally happened.