Late last week I reported on former Toronto Blue Jay Shawn Hill and the dominant performances he’s been showcasing as a member of the York Revolution in the Independent Atlantic League.
Hill has put together a scoreless innings streak that has reached 27.2 innings and has caught the eye of numerous scouts. It has been confirmed that the Blue Jays had purchased his contract from the Revolution.
With the recent string of injuries on the Jays pitching staff, they are in need of all sorts of help. Brandon Morrow is out indefinitely with an oblique strain, Drew Hutchinson is dealing with a right elbow ligament sprain, and Kyle Drabek-a huge piece of the Roy Halladay deal-is scheduled for Tommy John surgery for the second time and is likely out for the next 12-16 months.
Hill is also recovering from shoulder difficulties. Because of circulation issues he endured two Tommy John surgeries to go with a stem-cell procedure and radial nerve decompression. Many would give up af...