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July 28, 2005
Trevor Bell received a late high school graduation gift last Saturday. The Crescenta Valley High baseball star, who got his diploma last month, has signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for a reported $975,000. The deal was consummated at Angels Stadium during the team's home game with the New York Yankees. In the Major League Baseball Rookie Draft last month, Bell was the 37th overall pick by the Angels. Bell has since reported to the Angels' rookie team, the Mesa Angels, in Mesa, Ariz.
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From Staff Reports | April 8, 2014
Former Crescenta Valley High baseball player Trevor Bell was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday by the Cincinnati Reds because of right-elbow inflammation. Bell, a former All-Area Baseball Player of the Year and a first-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2005, has appeared in two games with the Reds this season. He's yielded five runs on five hits and two walks over 2/3 of an inning. He allowed two runs (both earned) and four hits in 2/3 of an inning in Cincinnati's 5-3 road loss against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday.
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From Staff Reports | September 5, 2012
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy, a Glendale native, was struck in the head by a line drive hit by Erik Aybar of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the fourth inning of Oakland's 7-1 home loss Wednesday. Aybar hit a ball that struck McCarthy in the right side of the head and knocked him to the ground. The ball caromed to third baseman Josh Donaldson, who tossed out Aybar. McCarthy sat on the ground for several minutes while being examined by the team's training staff.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | November 14, 2012
After being released by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in late July, Trevor Bell began to explore any potential options about a return to Major League Baseball. On Monday, Bell found a suitor after he checked his cell phone messages. Bell, a former Crescenta Valley High star and All-Area Baseball Player of the Year selection, signed a minor league free agent deal with the Detroit Tigers, who advanced to the World Series this past season against the San Francisco Giants, on Tuesday.
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By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | July 26, 2012
After eight years with the organization, which began when he was selected with a first-round pick, Trevor Bell was released by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Thursday. Bell, a 2005 Crescenta Valley High graduate, cleared waivers and was given his outright release. “I would like to express my gratitude to the Angels organization for taking a young boy and turning him into a man,” Bell, 25, stated on his personal Twitter account. “I'm gonna miss all the friendships I have made and the struggles the guys have helped me through.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | April 3, 2014
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher: After the Diamondbacks returned from opening their season against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in Australia, they turned to McCarthy on United States soil to get back on track. Arizona lost a pair of games to the Dodgers and McCarthy, a right-hander, look to provide Arizona with a needed boost when he got his first start of the season Monday against the visiting San Francisco Giants.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | November 21, 2012
After receiving a phone call in January from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization informing him he had been released, Blake Gailen immediately picked up the phone and began exploring other options to keep his career afloat. The former Glendale Community College standout found a receptive organization a short time later in the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Atlantic League. Gailen didn't fathom that he would enjoy the best season of his professional career. Gailen batted .338 with a career-best 22 home runs and 25 stolen bases and was tabbed the Independent Leagues Player of the Year by Baseball America.
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By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | October 12, 2013
Trevor Bell is never too far from his days at Crescenta Valley High. Hence, despite some headaches with his flight plans out of Louisville, Bell arrived in time to lend his voice and make an appearance at a Glendale Unified School District meeting during the first week of September. Speaking on behalf of repairing and maintaining Stengel Field, where he plied his trade as a high school phenom with the Falcons, Bell eloquently stated: “Stengel Field, to me, is a place that not only creates dreams, but a place that makes them come true.
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By Gabriel Rizk | November 24, 2009
GLENDALE ? The following is a retrospective on how locals fared during the 2009 Major League Baseball regular season . Change was the only constant for the majority of big leaguers with local ties this season, with some seasoned players starting the campaign fresh with new teams, others changing uniforms midyear and one well-traveled veteran even managing to do both over the course of the summer. One celebrated local son made his highly anticipated Major League Baseball debut, while other developing players encountered detours back to the minors.
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From Staff Reports | April 8, 2014
Former Crescenta Valley High baseball player Trevor Bell was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday by the Cincinnati Reds because of right-elbow inflammation. Bell, a former All-Area Baseball Player of the Year and a first-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2005, has appeared in two games with the Reds this season. He's yielded five runs on five hits and two walks over 2/3 of an inning. He allowed two runs (both earned) and four hits in 2/3 of an inning in Cincinnati's 5-3 road loss against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | April 3, 2014
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players. Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher: After the Diamondbacks returned from opening their season against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in Australia, they turned to McCarthy on United States soil to get back on track. Arizona lost a pair of games to the Dodgers and McCarthy, a right-hander, look to provide Arizona with a needed boost when he got his first start of the season Monday against the visiting San Francisco Giants.
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By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | October 12, 2013
Trevor Bell is never too far from his days at Crescenta Valley High. Hence, despite some headaches with his flight plans out of Louisville, Bell arrived in time to lend his voice and make an appearance at a Glendale Unified School District meeting during the first week of September. Speaking on behalf of repairing and maintaining Stengel Field, where he plied his trade as a high school phenom with the Falcons, Bell eloquently stated: “Stengel Field, to me, is a place that not only creates dreams, but a place that makes them come true.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | November 21, 2012
After receiving a phone call in January from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim organization informing him he had been released, Blake Gailen immediately picked up the phone and began exploring other options to keep his career afloat. The former Glendale Community College standout found a receptive organization a short time later in the Lancaster Barnstormers of the Atlantic League. Gailen didn't fathom that he would enjoy the best season of his professional career. Gailen batted .338 with a career-best 22 home runs and 25 stolen bases and was tabbed the Independent Leagues Player of the Year by Baseball America.
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By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | November 14, 2012
After being released by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in late July, Trevor Bell began to explore any potential options about a return to Major League Baseball. On Monday, Bell found a suitor after he checked his cell phone messages. Bell, a former Crescenta Valley High star and All-Area Baseball Player of the Year selection, signed a minor league free agent deal with the Detroit Tigers, who advanced to the World Series this past season against the San Francisco Giants, on Tuesday.
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From Staff Reports | September 5, 2012
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy, a Glendale native, was struck in the head by a line drive hit by Erik Aybar of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the fourth inning of Oakland's 7-1 home loss Wednesday. Aybar hit a ball that struck McCarthy in the right side of the head and knocked him to the ground. The ball caromed to third baseman Josh Donaldson, who tossed out Aybar. McCarthy sat on the ground for several minutes while being examined by the team's training staff.
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By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | July 26, 2012
After eight years with the organization, which began when he was selected with a first-round pick, Trevor Bell was released by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Thursday. Bell, a 2005 Crescenta Valley High graduate, cleared waivers and was given his outright release. “I would like to express my gratitude to the Angels organization for taking a young boy and turning him into a man,” Bell, 25, stated on his personal Twitter account. “I'm gonna miss all the friendships I have made and the struggles the guys have helped me through.
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By Gabriel Rizk | November 26, 2009
GLENDALE — The following is a retrospective on how locals fared during the 2009 Major League Baseball regular season . Change was the only constant for the majority of big leaguers with local ties this season, with some seasoned players starting the campaign fresh with new teams, others changing uniforms midyear and one well-traveled veteran even managing to do both over the course of the summer. One celebrated local son made his highly anticipated Major League Baseball debut, while other developing players encountered detours back to the minors.
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July 28, 2005
Trevor Bell received a late high school graduation gift last Saturday. The Crescenta Valley High baseball star, who got his diploma last month, has signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for a reported $975,000. The deal was consummated at Angels Stadium during the team's home game with the New York Yankees. In the Major League Baseball Rookie Draft last month, Bell was the 37th overall pick by the Angels. Bell has since reported to the Angels' rookie team, the Mesa Angels, in Mesa, Ariz.
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