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Josh Bell Ready For Big Year with Pirates

Pirates first baseman Josh Bell was slowed earlier in the spring after requiring arthroscopic surgery in February to remove a loose body in his knee. Following some simulated games the Pirates have gotten Bell on the field in Grapefruit League action. He has played in four games and hasn't gotten a hit yet. Bell hopes to build off 45 games in the majors a year ago, he batted .273 with three home runs and 19 RBI.PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Bell at spring training.

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