RICH HILL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rich Hill: “A Role Model for Failure”

The Dodgers and Rich Hill announced their agreement at a ballroom podium in a sprawling Marriott hotel property in National Harbor, Maryland, in December. Hill fought back emotion through the press conference after signing a three-year, $48 million agreement at the winter meetings. “I told myself I wasn’t going to do this… There’s a lot of emotion up here,” said Hill to...
Via Fangraphs
January 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Rich Among the Hills of Los Angeles

If there’s going to be one feel-good story we look back on during Winter Meetings, it’s going to be Rich Hill, who on Monday penned a three-year deal worth $48 million to re-sign with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hill, who turns 37 next March, finally gets his big payday. And we’d be lying if we said he hasn’t fought for it. For starters, Hill has spent parts of 12 seasons in...
Via The Sports Post
December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Rich Hill Fits the Athletics Perfectly

When Dave Cameron wrote up the Athletics’ signing of Rich Hill yesterday, he titled it “A’s Sign Rich Hill, Because Of Course They Do.” He focused more on the fact that Hill was a resurgent pitcher that represented a low-risk, high-reward, low-money signing — a bit like Scott Kazmir before the 2014 season. That makes a lot of sense, given Oakland’s budget constraints...
Via Fangraphs
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Angels Release Left-Hander Rich Hill Days After Acquiring Him From Red Sox

The Los Angeles Angels released veteran left-hander Rich Hill after he cleared waivers Friday, 10 days after acquiring him from the Boston Red Sox. Hill, who signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox in January, went 3-3 with a 3.23 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 39 innings pitched for Triple-A Pawtucket. Hill was traded to the Angels on July 1 in exchange for cash considerations...
Via NESN.com
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Trade Milton's Rich Hill To Anaheim

Rich HillThe Red Sox sent left-handed pitcher Rich Hill (a native of Milton, Massachusetts) to the Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim, Orange County, California, United States Of America, Western Hemisphere, Earth, Solar System, Milky Way, Universe.  Hill pitched in 40 games—32 2/3 innings in parts of three seasons—for The Carmine Hose. He compiled a 2-0 record with a 1.14 ERA for...
Via FenwayNation
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rich Hill’s Opt-Out Date Passes; Reliever Remains With Boston Red Sox

Rich Hill is staying in the Boston Red Sox organization. Hill, who currently is pitching at Triple-A Pawtucket, could have opted out of his contract with the Red Sox on Thursday — the left-handed reliever had a limited May 15 opt-out date if he wasn’t on Boston’s major league roster and had another big league opportunity. Hill is staying put, though, and the 34-year-old will...
Via NESN.com
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Indians reliever Hill delays spring training arrival due to death of son

Boston Red Sox reliever Rich Hill's absence from spring training has been explained in the saddest of ways. The pitcher, who signed a minor-league deal to return to the team this offseason, arrived in Fort Myers on Wednesday night. His late arrival, he told reporters Thursday morning, was due to the illness and death of his infant son. "We had a son on Dec. 26, and he was born with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox pitcher reveals infant son has died after battling illness

Boston Red Sox reliever Rich Hill’s absence from spring training has been explained in the saddest of ways. The pitcher, who signed a minor league deal to return to the team this offseason, arrived in Fort Myers on Wednesday night. His late arrival, he told reporters Thursday morning, was due to the illness and death of his infant son. “We had a son on Dec. 26, and he was born...
Via NESN.com
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rich Hill Returns To Baseball With New Outlook

Rich HillRich Hill—the lefty reliever who pitched for the Red Sox between 2010 and 2012—is putting life and baseball in a new perspective. He's just returning to camp (via a minor league invite) after dealing with serious family matters for the last couple of months. On December 26th, his wife gave birth to a son who suffered from multiple medical issues from the start. This...
Via FenwayNation
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Red Sox Reunions Boston Fans Likely Would Welcome (Photos)

Rich Hill reportedly has rejoined the Boston Red Sox on a minor league deal. It’s not a major splash, but it goes to show that the Red Sox valued the left-hander’s three years in the organization from 2010-12. Hill wasn’t the only former (and now current) Red Sox reliever to make headlines over the last few days, as Daniel Bard inked a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers...
Via NESN.com
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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