The Bellingham Bells are excited to announce the return of Lynden native and 2022 West Coast League Pitcher of the Year Trevin Hope to the 2023 roster.

Hope, a graduate of Lynden High School, was the ace of the 2022 Bells, posting a league-best 2.23 ERA, with a 4-1 record in nine outings. In August 2022 he was honored as the WCL’s Pitcher of the Year and was also awarded the 2022 Bell of the Year award, a team character award given by the team’s coaching staff and management to a player who embodies the team’s core values of community, excellence, and development.

In 2021, Hope appeared in 12 games for the Bells with seven starts and registered the second-most innings pitched with 34. In 2022, Hope was named the West Coast League Pitcher of the Year after Hope was also named the

“Over his three years with the Bells, Trevin has developed into a tremendous leader who dominates on the mound,” Bells general manager Stephanie Morrell said. “He has developed impressive secondary pitches and a great feel for his stuff. His work ethic, attitude and treatment of his teammates really embody everything you’d want in a player who is representing your team. Trevin is a Bell through and through and we couldn’t be more excited to have him back with us this year.”

Hope will enter his senior year at Lewis-Clark State College this spring and is expected to be one of the top performers for the 2022 NAIA second place Warriors.

The Bells Opening Day is June 2, 2023, against the Edmonton Riverhawks at Joe Martin Field.

About the Bellingham Bells:

The Bellingham Bells are a summer, wood bat, collegiate baseball team that plays in the West Coast League (  The Bells play their home games at Joe Martin Field in Bellingham and their field staff includes Jim Clem (Head Coach), Carlos Arroyo (Pitching Coach), Cody Anderson (Associate Pitching Coach & Baseball Analytics Coordinator), David Higuera (Assistant Coach – Offensive Strategy Coordinator) and Josh Robbins (Assistant Coach).  Former Bells players who are currently in Major League Baseball include Seth Martinez (Houston Astros), Michael Rucker (Chicago Cubs), Kyle Stowers (Baltimore Orioles) and Spencer Howard (Texas Rangers).

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Stephanie Morrell

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (360) 746-0409