Congratulations to young 22-year-old Trevor Bell, who in his 2nd Major League start, earned his 1st career win.
The 6’2″ righty from just up the street in North Hollywood scattered 9 hits in his 5 1/3 innings of action, allowing 3 runs while striking out 2 Cleveland batters.
Bell was drafted by the Halos in the 1st round back in 2005 as the 37th overall pick.
In the 22 starts in the minors (11 in AA, 11 in AAA) before being called up this month, Bell compiled a record of 7-7, with a 2.70 ERA and 2 complete game shutouts. He struck out 89 batters in all and walked 35.
Although on paper it may have not been the finest performance he was looking for, the W was put next to his name, and this will be one he looks back on for quite some time. The Angels won the game by the final of 5-4.
A big congratulations to Trevor Bell, hopefully plenty more W’s will be put next to your name over the course of your career!