"I just got off the phone with my mom and I guess Schumaker owns me so I tip my hat to him," Bell said.
Wait, so his mother, Edwina, knew and he didn't?
"Yeah, she's pretty good," Bell said with a smile. "Maybe I should call my mom before the game not after."
It was suggested to him that his mom should give him a scouting report on how to get Schumaker out.
"She actually did, so next time I face him we'll try it out," Bell said. "I'm not going to tell you because I made that mistake a few years ago and I did face [that player] and he did watch the interview and he knew what pitch was coming."
Tyler Emerick is an associate reporter for MLB.com. Steve Gilbert is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Inside the D-backs, and follow him on Twitter @SteveGilbertMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.