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Washington Nationals’ Josh Bell and Ryan Zimmerman go to work in West Palm Beach...

Josh Bell was acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates in late December, with the Washington Nationals bringing the 28-year-old, switch-hitting first baseman to D.C. after an ugly 2020 campaign for the veteran infielder, who finished the 60-game season at .226/.305/.364 in 57 games and 223 plate appearances, over which he hit three doubles and eight homers, and was worth -0.4 fWAR.

Bell’s struggles in the COVID campaign did, however, follow a 2019 campaign in which he posted a .277/.367/.569 line with career highs in doubles (37) and home runs (37) in a +2.4 fWAR season with the Bucs.