Heath Bell signs 3 year $27M deal with Marlins

SAN DIEGO, CA - FILE: Heath Bell #21 of the San Diego Padres pumps his fist after getting the final out during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies at Petco Park on June 7, 2011 in San Diego, California. The San Francisco Giants reportedly claimed Heath Bell on August 24, 2011 on waivers from the San Diego Padres. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

It's official... on Twitter. Heath Bell has signed a 3 year deal with the Florida Miami Marlins for $27 million. From everything we've been hearing the Padres weren't interested in offering him the elusive third year.

#Marlins agree to 3-year $27M deal w Heath Bell, pending physical. Expected to take physical tomorrow. More to come at http://t.co/o5eb6fmG
Dec 02 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

The Padres will receive draft picks as compensation.

If reports are true, the #Padres will receive a compensation pick after the 1st round and the pick just before FLA's in round 2 #mlbdraft
Dec 02 via TweetDeckFavoriteRetweetReply

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