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Taylor Hill | Relief Pitcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/12/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 233
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Nationals optioned RHP Taylor Hill to Triple-A Syracuse.
Hill was only in the majors for a day this time around and did not make an appearance. David Carpenter has been reinstated from paternity leave in a corresponding move. Jul 9 - 12:13 PM

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Nationals recalled RHP Taylor Hill from Triple-A Syracuse.

Hill holds a 3.75 ERA over six relief appearances for the Nats this season. He'll be used in long relief.
Jul 8 - 3:51 PM

Nationals optioned RHP Taylor Hill to Triple-A Syracuse.

Hill holds a 3.75 ERA over six relief appearances for the Nats this season. He'll rejoin Syracuse's rotation.
Jun 21 - 11:20 AM

Nationals recalled RHP Taylor Hill from Triple-A Syracuse.

Hill was optioned on Thursday, but he never left the club and is now back on the active roster with Tanner Roark going on paternity leave. He'll be utilized in long relief.
Jun 19 - 3:42 PM

Nationals optioned RHP Taylor Hill to Triple-A Syracuse.

Hill posted a 3.75 ERA in 12 innings of relief with the Nats. He'll get another shot later this year.
Jun 18 - 3:50 PM

Nationals recalled RHP Taylor Hill from Triple-A Syracuse.

Hill had a 4.35 ERA and a 26/9 K/BB ratio in 51 2/3 innings for Syracuse. This will probably be a short stay for him; while there's the chance he could stick as the replacement for Stephen Strasburg in the rotation, that role is more likely to go to A.J. Cole.
May 30 - 2:27 PM

Nationals optioned RHP Taylor Hill to Triple-A Syracuse; re-assigned RHPs Eric Fornataro, Mitch Lively and Scott McGregor to minor league camp.

No big surprises here. Hill held a 2.81 ERA at Triple-A last season but was roughed up in his brief time in the majors. He gives the club some depth on the farm.
Mar 15 - 8:34 AM

Taylor Hill was shelled in a spot start for the Nationals on Friday, allowing seven runs in 4 2/3 innings in a loss against the Marlins.

Hill started the second game of Friday's double-header. The Marlins racked up 10 hits while the right-hander issued two walks, hit a batter, and struck out four. Hill has made three big league starts this season and now owns a 9.00 ERA with a 5/3 K/BB ratio in nine innings.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 10:54:00 PM

Nationals recalled RHP Taylor Hill from Triple-A Syracuse.

Hill will start the second game of Friday's doubleheader against the Marlins. The right-hander was up briefly in a relief role earlier this season but has spent nearly all year at Syracuse, posting a 2.81 ERA with 86 strikeouts over 144 innings.
Fri, Sep 26, 2014 01:44:00 PM

Nationals optioned RHP Taylor Hill to Triple-A Syracuse.

It was a brief stay with the Nationals for the young right-hander, who allowed two runs over 4 1/3 innings (4.15 ERA) in his two appearances. He's likely to return the next time that the Nationals require an extra arm in the bullpen.
Sat, Jun 28, 2014 10:41:00 AM

Nationals purchased the contract of RHP Taylor Hill from Triple-A Syracuse.

He'll provide some length to the bullpen following Tuesday's 16-inning marathon. Hill, 25, boasts a 1.92 ERA and a 65/9 K/BB ratio over 93 2/3 innings for Syracuse this season. He'll be making his major league debut when he gets into a game.
Wed, Jun 25, 2014 09:47:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Tyler Moore
3Clint Robinson
2B1Anthony Rendon
2Danny Espinosa
3Dan Uggla
SS1Ian Desmond
2Trea Turner
3B1Yunel Escobar
LF1Jayson Werth
2Matt den Dekker
3Reed Johnson
CF1Denard Span
2Michael Taylor
3Nate McLouth
RF1Bryce Harper
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Gio Gonzalez
5Joe Ross
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jonathan Papelbon
2Drew Storen
3Casey Janssen
4Matt Thornton
5Blake Treinen
6Felipe Rivero
7Doug Fister
8David Carpenter
9Aaron Barrett
10Craig Stammen