Sources: Heath Bell, Marlins agree

Updated: December 2, 2011, 12:25 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

The Miami Marlins and free-agent closer Heath Bell have agreed on a three-year contract, pending a physical, sources told ESPN.com.

The two sides have been talking about a deal that would pay Bell $9 million a year. The deal also includes a vesting option for a fourth year.

Bell is expected to take his physical Friday in Florida, the sources said.

It has been the Marlins' pursuit of Jose Reyes, Albert Pujols, Mark Buehrle and C.J. Wilson that has generated the ...

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