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KOYIE HILL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Phillies Cut Tony Gwynn, Jr., Koyie Hill, And Cesar Hernandez

Some roster moves today as the Phillies welcomed back a few injured players. But there were some casualties: According to Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly, the Phillies made three cuts: Tony Gwynn, Jr. has been designated for assignment Cesar Hernandez has been optioned to AAA Lehigh Valley Koyie Hill has...
Via Philliedelphia
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies rally, top Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Domonic Brown homered and had a two-run single and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a big early deficit to outlast the struggling Milwaukee Brewers 9-7 Tuesday night. After surrendering five runs in the first inning, the Phillies scored five in the second off Brewers starter Wily Peralta (9-6). Ben Revere drove in two runs with a ground-rule double and Chase...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Add Catcher Raywilly Gomez

Gomez In what appears to be the final move in a series of roster changes predicated by this weekend’s doubleheader, the Phillies traded recently designated for assignment Ronny Cedeno for minor league catcher Raywilly Gomez. Gomez, 24, is a career .286/.369/.367 hitter across seven minor league seasons and has been assigned to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Gomez could factor into...
Via Phillies Nation
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Season High 18 Hits Propels Phillies to Sweep in Atlanta

Veteran righty Aaron Harang was roughed up by the Phillies, allowing nine runs over five innings, as the Phillies won 10-5 over the Braves. It’s their first sweep in Atlanta since 2011. -The Phillies offense was the story in this one, possibly for the first time since they opened the season in Texas. How about 18 hits and 10 runs? Marlon Byrd hit a homer and the Phillies posted...
Via Phillies Nation
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Phils Acquire C Koyie Hill

According to Washington Nationals’ beat writer William Ladson, the Phillies have acquired catcher Koyie Hill from the Washington Nationals for a player to be named later or cash. Hill has spent parts of ten seasons in the Major Leagues, making his MLB debut with the Dodgers in 2003 and spending time with the Diamondbacks, the Cubs, and Marlins. Hill is a career .206/.266/.287 hitter...
Via Phillies Nation
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers ink veteran catcher Hill

The Texas Rangers added some catching insurance by signing veteran Koyie Hill to a minor-league contract. Hill was assigned to Round Rock and will handle the duties that Luis Martinez had. Martinez was called up by the Rangers to take the roster spot of the injured Mike Napoli. Napoli is on the disabled list with a strained quad. Hill has played in 313 games in the majors, most...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Catcher Hill returns to Cubs in trade

The Chicago Cubs acquired catcher Koyie Hill from the Cincinnati Reds for cash considerations on Saturday. Hill will be available for the Cubs tonight against the Chicago White Sox at Wrigley Field. Hill will wear No. 55 while Blake Parker will switch to No. 50. The Cubs' 40-man roster remains at 40 players with the retirement of Kerry Wood. Hill, 33, returns to the Cubs...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs reacquire Koyie Hill from Reds

The Chicago Cubs have reacquired catcher Koyie Hill in a deal with the Cincinnati Reds for cash considerations. The 33-year-old Hill returns to the Cubs after spending all or part of the past five years in the organization from 2007-11. He batted .208 with seven home runs and 63 RBI in 252 games with the Cubs during his first stint. Hill was batting .195 this season with a homer...
Via AP on Fox
May 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Cards sign Hill to minor-league deal

The St. Louis Cardinals have added catching depth behind three-time All-Star Yadier Molina, agreeing to a minor-league contract with longtime Chicago Cubs backup Koyie Hill, a source told FOXSports.com. The Cubs non-tendered Hill, 32, after he batted .194 in 46 games last year. Hill's contract with St. Louis calls for a $750,000 base salary if he makes the big-league club. ...
Via Fox Sports
January 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Players A to Z, Koyie Hill

Koyie Hill catches in a backup capacity for the Chicago Cubs. Hill owns an extremely poor major league hitting record, with both his career OBP and slugging percentage below .300. With hitting like that one would expect him to be a defensive wizard. That wizardry turns out to be tough to detect, and both Baseball Reference and FanGraphs rate his defense poorly. He’s slightly...
Via Baseball Musings
November 16, 2011  |  Discuss
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