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Rich Hill | Relief Pitcher

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (34) / 3/11/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 218
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Yankees purchased the contract of LHP Rich Hill from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Hill was designated for assignment by the Yankees at the end of August but stuck around with the organization and will now function as lefty relief depth down the stretch. Sep 2 - 3:35 PM

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Yankees designated LHP Rich Hill for assignment.

He was made expendable after the Yankees acquired Josh Outman. Hill didn't allow any runs over six appearances for the Yanks. He should catch on elsewhere quickly.
Aug 29 - 3:34 PM

Yankees purchased the contract of LHP Rich Hill from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

He'll fill Matt Thornton's spot in New York's bullpen. Hill has made two appearances at the major league level this season and posted a 6.28 ERA in 63 games with the Indians last year.
Aug 5 - 3:41 PM

The Yankees are expected to call up left-handed reliever Rich Hill.

He'll take the roster spot of Matt Thornton, who was claimed off waivers by the Nationals. Hill just latched on with the Yankees last month after he was given his release by the Angels. He'll function as a left-handed specialist.
Aug 5 - 3:21 PM

Yankees signed LHP Rich Hill to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

It didn't take Hill long to find a new job after being released by the Angels a week ago following two appearances where he failed to record an out. The veteran reliever will provide some bullpen depth from the left side.
Jul 17 - 6:15 PM

Angels released LHP Rich Hill.

Hill was designated for assignment by the Angels last week after failing to record an out in two relief appearances. The 34-year-old can now sign with a new team and should be able to find work somewhere because he's a lefty.
Jul 10 - 8:56 AM

Angels designated LHP Rich Hill for assignment.

Hill failed to record an out in his two appearances with Anaheim. The 34-year-old will likely pass through waivers and will then have the option of electing free agency.
Jul 5 - 6:28 PM

Angels acquired LHP Rich Hill from the Red Sox for cash considerations.

The Angels have added Hill to the major league roster in addition to sending Michael Kohn to Triple-A Salt Lake. Hill, 34, had a 3.23 ERA and 45/17 K/BB ratio in 39 innings with Boston's Triple-A affiliate this season.
Jul 1 - 2:29 PM

Red Sox reassigned LHP Rich Hill to minor league camp.

The veteran southpaw was a late arrival to Red Sox camp due to the death of his infant soon, making his spring debut last week. He should be an option for the Red Sox bullpen at some point during the 2014 season.
Mar 23 - 6:42 PM

Rich Hill made his spring debut Friday, throwing a perfect inning versus the Blue Jays.

Hill was a late arrival in camp following the death of his infant son. He's looking for a return to normalcy as he also competes for a job in the Red Sox pen.
Mar 14 - 4:48 PM

Red Sox signed LHP Rich Hill to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Hill spent parts of three seasons with the Red Sox before going to Cleveland last year, posting a 6.28 ERA but striking out 51 over 38 2/3 innings. The southpaw reliever will earn $840,000 if he makes the Opening Day roster, with $500,000 more available in appearance bonuses.
Jan 31 - 4:54 PM

Rich Hill allowed a bunt single to David Lough on Monday.

Hill relieved Brian Shaw in a 1-1 game in the ninth inning with runners on first and second. After Lough reached, Matt Albers replaced Hill and threw a wild to gift Kansas City with a 2-1 lead. Hill, a non-roster invitee who made the club out of spring training, may be reaching the end of his rope as Cleveland's left-handed specialist. He has a 7.79 ERA and 1.96 WHIP in 17 1/3 innings over 26 appearances.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 02:16:00 AM

Indians purchased the contract of LHP Rich Hill from Triple-A Columbus.

Hill had been in camp as a non-roster invitee, but he's now made the Opening Day roster after tossing 5 2/3 scoreless innings with eight strikeouts. The veteran southpaw posted a 1.83 ERA in 19 2/3 innings with Boston last season.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 01:00:00 PM

Indians signed LHP Rich Hill to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Hill will be in the running for a bullpen job this spring in Indians camp. The veteran southpaw posted a promising 1.83 ERA in 19 2/3 innings with Boston last season.
Thu, Feb 7, 2013 03:24:00 PM

The Red Sox haven't ruled out bringing back Rich Hill.

Hill and Scott Atchison are candidates to be re-signed after being non-tendered. Red Sox GM Ben Cherrington said he doesn't expect to sign Ryan Sweeney, however, who was limited to 63 games last season due to injury.
Sat, Dec 1, 2012 11:09:00 AM

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C1Brian McCann
2Francisco Cervelli
3Austin Romine
4J.R. Murphy
1B1Mark Teixeira
2B1Stephen Drew
SS1Derek Jeter
2Brendan Ryan
3B1Chase Headley
2Zelous Wheeler
3Alex Rodriguez
LF1Brett Gardner
2Chris Young
3Antoan Richardson
4Eury Perez
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Martin Prado
2Ichiro Suzuki
DH1Carlos Beltran
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Hiroki Kuroda
3Michael Pineda
4Brandon McCarthy
5Shane Greene
6Chris Capuano
7CC Sabathia
8Ivan Nova
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1David Robertson
2Dellin Betances
3Shawn Kelley
4Adam Warren
5David Huff
6Esmil Rogers
7Josh Outman
8Preston Claiborne
9Rich Hill
10David Phelps
11Bryan Mitchell
12Chase Whitley