Marlins Bell Baseball

December 5, 2011 - 9:11 PM
FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2011 file photo, Heath Bell of the San Diego Padres baseball team is shown. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that All-Star closer Bell has agreed to a $27 million, three-year contract with the Miami Marlins _ their first free-agent deal since beginning courtships last month with several top players. The person spoke Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not yet been announced. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)