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Aaron Hill | Second Baseman

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (33) / 3/21/1982
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 198
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Aaron Hill exited the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader versus the Rockies with a left hamstring injury.
Hill has dealt with a sore hammy of late and aggravated it while legging out a double Tuesday. He's not going to go on the disabled list with rosters expanded, but Hill would figure to be unavailable for at least a few days. Sep 1 - 10:54 PM

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Aaron Hill went 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in Tuesday's lopsided win over the Phillies.

Hill hit a two-run homer in the Diamondbacks' 11-run second inning. Hill actually scored two runs in the inning. The second baseman has been largely disappointing this year, hitting just .225/.294/.339 with five homers in 86 games.
Aug 12 - 2:00 AM

Aaron Hill went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and two RBI in Wednesday's loss to the Dodgers.

Hill connected for his fourth homer of the season when he launched a Brett Anderson offering into the seats in the sixth inning. He also chipped in with a sacrifice fly in the eighth to push his overall RBI total for the season to an even 20. Hill is a possible candidate for trade as we enter July, though his .224/.284/.333 slashline makes one wonder what, if anything, the Diamondbacks could get in return for the 33-year-old infielder.
Jul 2 - 1:04 AM

FOX Sports' Jon Morosi reports that the Nationals are interested in the Diamondbacks' middle infield depth.

He doesn't say which player(s) specifically they might be targeting, but Aaron Hill, Chris Owings, Nick Ahmed and Cliff Pennington are the options. Hill would probably make the most sense, as the D'Backs have been trying to trade him for a while. The 33-year-old hasn't been very good this season, hitting .236/.301/.338 with three homers.
Jun 22 - 4:34 PM

Aaron Hill (flu) is not in the Diamondbacks starting lineup on Saturday but he will be available off the bench.

Hill hasn't played since Wednesday but he seems to be feeling better. Yasmany Tomas will draw another start at third base. All signs point to Hill starting Sunday's series finale against the Phillies.
May 16 - 6:54 PM

Aaron Hill is currently dealing with the flu.

Hill had to make an early exit from Wednesday's game due to illness and still hasn't recovered. It's not clear whether he'll be available off the bench Friday.
May 15 - 4:59 PM

Aaron Hill finished 4-for-5 with a home run and four RBI as the Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies 13-7 in the first half of Wednesday's doubleheader.

Hill lined out to center in his first at-bat, but he singled in the third, slugged a three-run blast in the fourth, singled again in the sixth, and then plated Arizona's 12th run of the game with an RBI single in the eighth. The veteran infielder is still batting just .246/.281/.377 on the season, but maybe his bat is finally starting to wake up. He started at second base Wednesday.
May 6 - 6:56 PM

Aaron Hill's rough start to the 2015 season continued on Sunday as he went hitless in a losing effort against the Pirates.

He finished the afternoon 0-for-2 and left two men stranded. If the Diamondbacks are hoping to build his trade value and then flip him elsewhere, his atrocious .156/.208/.200 slash certainly isn't helping their cause.
Apr 26 - 7:35 PM

Aaron Hill is starting at third base for the Diamondbacks on Wednesday versus the Rangers.

Yasmany Tomas got the nod there Tuesday, but it will probably be Hill's job for the most part while Jake Lamb (foot) is out. Tomas played poor defense at the hot corner all spring and he looked bad there on a couple chances Tuesday night. He had only been playing left field at Triple-A Reno.
Apr 22 - 4:53 PM

Aaron Hill is starting at second base and batting second Tuesday against the Giants.

Hill, who played third Monday against a left-hander, has now started both of the Diamondbacks' first two regular season games despite Chris Owings being named the club's primary second baseman before Opening Day. Most likely, it has something to do with his excellent numbers against the Giants' starter for Tuesday, Ryan Vogelsong. Hill looks like a decent plug-and-play option Tuesday night.
Apr 7 - 5:12 PM

Aaron Hill is batting fifth and playing third base in Monday's game versus the Giants.

Hill is no longer the club's starter at second base but should play plenty at third against lefties. He gets the call versus Madison Bumgarner in this one, as Jake Lamb is on the bench. Ender Inciarte is getting the start in left field.
Apr 6 - 5:29 PM

Aaron Hill was held hitless in three at-bats in the final game of the spring Saturday against the Cubs.

Hill learned on Friday that he would be occupying a bench role with the Diamondbacks, as Chris Owings was announced as the team's starting second baseman. Hill batted just .190 in 58 spring at-bats. The D'Backs hope to trade Hill but will likely have to assume a large portion of the $24 million he's owed over the next two seasons.
Apr 4 - 7:11 PM

Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale said Friday that Aaron Hill will be a bench player.

The D'Backs will go with Nick Ahmed at shortstop and Chris Owings at second base. The club has yet to reveal their intentions for third base, but it will either be Jake Lamb or Yasmany Tomas. Hill will most likely be traded at this point, as he's good enough to be a starter somewhere but is no longer part of the Diamondbacks' plans.
Apr 3 - 5:53 PM

Robert Murray of reports that the Diamondbacks are "getting trade calls" regarding Aaron Hill.

Murray adds that it's "unclear who has expressed interest in Hill, but at least a few teams have come calling about him." CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reported earlier this month that the D'Backs were shopping Hill, so this comes as no surprise. With the club considering going with Nick Ahmed at shortstop and Chris Owings at second base, they'd probably be better off moving Hill if they can find a taker. He's owed $24 million through the end of next season.
Mar 29 - 10:31 AM

According to CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, the Diamondbacks are shopping Aaron Hill, Cody Ross, and Trevor Cahill.

D'Backs general manager Dave Stewart has denied Heyman's source, for what that's worth. Hill was very good in 2012 and 2013, but he had a rough 2014 season and is owed a total of $24 million in 2015-2016. These aren't exactly blockbuster trade chips for the Diamondbacks, who are rebuilding under new chief baseball officer Tony La Russa.
Mar 2 - 12:48 PM

Depth Charts

C1Welington Castillo
2Jarrod Saltalamacchia
3Oscar Hernandez
4Tuffy Gosewisch
1B1Paul Goldschmidt
2B1Chris Owings
2Aaron Hill
3Phil Gosselin
SS1Nick Ahmed
3B1Jake Lamb
2Brandon Drury
LF1David Peralta
CF1A.J. Pollock
RF1Ender Inciarte
2Yasmany Tomas
Starting Pitcher
S1Patrick Corbin
2Rubby De La Rosa
3Jeremy Hellickson
4Robbie Ray
5Chase Anderson
6Zack Godley
Relief Pitcher
R1Brad Ziegler
2Daniel Hudson
3David Hernandez
4Randall Delgado
5Josh Collmenter
6Matt Reynolds
7AJ Schugel
8Silvino Bracho
9Matt Stites
10Enrique Burgos
11Keith Hessler