NL West Notes: Bell, Romero, Giants, Hernandez

Let's take a look at some items out of the NL West..

  • After a potential August trade to San Francisco failed to come to fruition, Padres closer Heath Bell believes that he will still be a member of the club next season.  "I think I'm coming back next year. We're not talking, but I feel like something is going to happen," the closer said, according to Corey Brock of (via Twitter).
  • The Rockies will have to make some roster moves after activating closer Huston Street and setupman Matt Lindstrom.  The game of musical chairs could end with J.C. Romero being designated for assignment, tweets Troy Renck of the Denver Post.
  • An unknown team claimed catcher Ramon Hernandez before he was pulled back off of waivers and Reds skipper Dusty Baker guesses that the Giants were the team to claim him, writes Hal McCoy of the Dayton Daily News.