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With his starting infield set thanks to the pending return of second baseman Aaron Hill, Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers arrived Monday at the general managers' meetings with the intention of putting on his surveying cap.
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Two people familiar with the deal say second baseman Aaron Hill has reached an agreement to re-sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The two people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal, for $11 million over two seasons, has not been announced. Arizona acquired Hill and utility infielder John McDonald from Toronto for second baseman Kelly...
PHOENIX -- Aaron Hill maintained all along that he believed Arizona was the right fit, and now that he will be back for two more years, the Diamondbacks can turn their attention to the back end of the rotation and bullpen help.
Hill has agreed to a two-year, 11 million deal that is to be announced pending the results of a physical exam Tuesday, sources said Monday afternoon, a move...
After a player has put in seven years of service encompassing 908 games, you have a pretty good gauge on what kind of player he is. Things like luck can cause minor spikes and contrasts, but normally a baseline can be reached. You can forget all about that with Aaron Hill. His career reads like a stock market chart. He started his career as a low strikeout, low power kind of guy...
Byrnes, the former Diamondbacks GM, became GM of the Padres last month. Towers, who spent 14 seasons as the Padres GM, is in his second off-season with Arizona.
It was clear, at least at first, that the initial acquisition of Aaron Hill by the Arizona Diamondbacks was a short term move. With Kelly Johnson floundering, Kirk Gibson needed a different option at second base. Hill’s fresh face was just what the doctor ordered: he would go on to hit .315/.386/.492 in 33 games with the Diamondbacks and key their surge well past the San Francisco...
With Aaron Hill returning to the Diamondbacks on a two-year, $11 million deal, the Tigers believe they may need to turn to the trade market to fill their opening at second base.
The Tigers are interested in Atlanta's Martin Prado, sources say. He's available, too.
Prado started at second base for the National League in the 2010 All-Star Game, but his production declined...
The Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly signed second baseman Aaron Hill to a two-year contract.
PHOENIX (AP) -- Two people familiar with the deal say second baseman Aaron Hill has reached an agreement to re-sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Two people familiar with the deal say second baseman Aaron Hill has reached an agreement to re-sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The two people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal, for $11 million over two seasons, has not been announced. Arizona acquired Hill and utility infielder John McDonald from Toronto for second baseman Kelly Johnson...
The Diamondbacks should have a deal with Aaron Hill completed in the next 72 hours, tweets Jim Bowden of MLB Network Radio. SI.com's Jon Heyman adds (via Twitter) that the deal would be worth $5MM-$6MM.
It's been a busy first day of the GM meetings, but we don't want to let anything fall through the cracks. Here's a collection of assorted links from throughout the day:
The Reds don't intend to make Brandon Phillips available in a trade, tweets Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports.
Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers confirms a rumor we'd heard about previously, telling...
One of the Tigers biggest needs this off season is to fill the hole at second base. Aaron Hill was one of the names thrown and he’s now re-signed with the Diamondbacks and Jamey Carroll signed with the Twins. So there’s little surprise that Jon Paul Morosi broke a story that the Tigers were looking [...]