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Former Red Sox Reliever Rich Hill Calls Outpouring of Support for Boston ‘What America’s All About’ (Video)

Not only did Rich Hill spend much of the last three seasons with the Red Sox, the left-handed reliever native grew up in the Boston area, as well. A native of Milton, Mass., Hill was deeply affected by the tragic events that occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Hill says that his father ran the nation’s oldest marathon no fewer than 24 times, with the younger Hill...
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump... where Rich Hill is healthy but will he be with the Sox?

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “There’s a lot of interest circulating all offseason,” he said. “But it’s just finding the right situation, really.”   But his communication with the Sox this offseason has been limited.  ...
Via Ted's Army
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Rich Hill Will Travel to Fort Myers on Wednesday to Begin Rehab Process

BOSTON -- A week after acquiring a lefty, the Red Sox are getting closer to adding another one from within. Sidelined since June 8 with a strained left elbow, Rich Hill is headed to Fort Myers on Wednesday to start throwing. Before resuming aggressive throwing activities, Hill will begin his rehab by tossing some batting practice. "His mound work has been really good,"...
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump...where Rich Hill visits Dr. Andrews.

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine said prior to Sunday's game that reliever Rich Hill, who was placed on the disabled list, has been dealing with tightness in his left elbow. Hill will see Dr. James Andrews...
Via Ted's Army
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox put reliever Hill on DL

The Boston Red Sox have placed reliever Rich Hill on the 15-day disabled list with tightness in his left elbow. Hill had Tommy John surgery on the elbow a year ago and will be examined on Monday. Boston recalled RHP Mark Melancon from Triple-A Pawtucket to replace Hill in the bullpen and activated him for Sunday's game against the Washington Nationals. Hill (1-0) has made...
Via Fox Sports
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Rich Hill's Surgically Repaired Elbow Feels Fine Despite Heavy Workload Upon His Return

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –– Rich Hill was pushed to the limit on Sunday. Considering he made his return from Tommy John surgery –– and was recalled to the majors a week ago –– Hill's two-plus inning on Sunday qualified as a heavy workload. It signaled Hill's longest outing in his four appearances this season and his second outing in three days. Despite the extended workload...
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox activate Rich Hill from DL

The Boston Red Sox activated left-handed reliever Rich Hill from the disabled list and optioned reliever Justin Thomas to Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday. Hill, who had Tommy John surgery on June 9, 2011, allowed two runs in nine innings in a combined eight rehab appearances for Single-A Greenville, Single-A Salem and Triple-A Pawtucket. His last appearance came in Boston's 7...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Rich Hill Rejoins the Red Sox!

Rich Hill has returned to the Red Sox from the DL.  Hill has been rehabbing from Tommy John surgery in 2011.  Rich Hill made 9 scoreless relief appearances in 2011 until June when he went down with a torn UCL and needed surgery.  It was a blow to the bullpen at the time since he was the most reliable lefty reliever we had coming out of the pen.  The corresponding move for Hill...
Via Fenway West
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Bullpen's Subpar Game Reinforces the Importance Of Rich Hill's Looming Return

Assistance is on the way for the Red Sox. After tossing back-to-back outings in Pawtucket, Rich Hill marched one step closer to making his return to the majors after undergoing Tommy John surgery. In nine rehab outings in the minors, the 32-year-old has stifled batters, who are hitting just 5-for-32 against him. Boston's bullpen could benefit from Hill's upcoming return more...
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Re-Sign Rich Hill To Minor League Deal

When Rich Hill was non-tendered by the Boston Red Sox earlier this month, I had said that it wouldn't surprise me if they re-signed him to a minor league deal. And that's exactly what has happened. John Tomase of the Boston Herald was the first to learn that the Red Sox have re-signed Hill to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training. Hill was having a...
Via Sox and Dawgs
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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