Vice President, Player Development
David Bell enters his first season with the Giants. In 2017, he completed his fourth year on the St. Louis Cardinals coaching staff and his third as the team's bench coach after serving as assistant hitting coach in 2014. Bell was previously the third base coach for the Chicago Cubs in 2013 after having spent the previous four seasons as a manager and coach in the Cincinnati Reds organization. After a 12-year Major League career, he began his coaching career in 2009 as the Manager for the Reds' Double-A Carolina team, serving in that position through 2011. He managed the Triple-A Louisville club for the Reds in 2012. Following the 2009 campaign, Bell also managed the Peoria Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League. Bell, 45, is a member of one of Major League Baseball's three generation families: the son of Buddy Bell and the grandson of Gus Bell. He resides in Santa Rosa, California with his wife and two children.