GLENDALE — The following are updates on area players in minor league baseball.
Trevor Bell (Crescenta Valley High, 2005) Rancho Cucamonga Quakes starting pitcher — The former All-Area Baseball Player of the Year and News-Press Athlete of the Year, has started off the month with three solid performances for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Class A squad.
Bell’s allowed just one earned run in 18 innings, striking out 15, walking just two and going 2-1 dating back to May 1.
Bell made a rare relief appearance on Monday, pitching four innings after Major Leaguer Dustin Moseley made a rehab start. Bell allowed one earned run in a tough-luck loss for the struggling Quakes (16-23 heading into Wednesday), who are in fourth place in the California League South.
Bell’s 3-3 on the season with a 3.60 earned-run average, having struck out a team-high 32 and walked 12.
Bill Spottiswood (Glendale Community College, 2005) South Bend Silver Hawks relief pitcher — The former Vaqueros standout is on quite a roll.
He’s pitched 11 1/3 consecutive scoreless innings over seven appearances, as he hasn’t allowed an earned run in his last six appearances, striking out six, walking one and tallying two saves.
For the season, he’s 0-1 with a 2.65 ERA with 17 innings pitched.
His last appearance on May 9 saw him toss two scoreless innings to save a 2-0 win.
South Bend, an Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate, is 14-21, sitting in last place in the Class A Midwest League Eastern Division.
Eddie Camacho (Glendale Community College, 2002) Binghamton Mets relief pitcher — Camacho’s strung together four straight scoreless appearances.
For the season, he’s 1-1 with a 2.08 ERA in 21 2/3 innings for the Double-A Mets (16-21, fifth place in the Eastern League Northern Division).
Camacho’s struck out 14, walked only six and given up five runs.