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Red Sox Spring Training Roster Cuts: Rich Hill Among Players On Move

The Boston Red Sox’s major league spring training roster continues to shrink. Pitchers Rich Hill, Dalier Hinojosa and John Ely were reassigned to minor league camp on Sunday. Catcher Dan Butler was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket. Hill arrived at Red Sox camp late because of the tragic death of his newborn son. The 34-year-old left-hander has been solid since arriving, though. He...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s Rich Hill Returns To Mound After Son’s Death

Rich Hill made his return to the mound for the Red Sox on Wednesday after spending a season with the Cleveland Indians and dealing with the recent loss of his infant son. Hill reported to Red Sox camp March 6, and threw 25 pitches in a minor league intrasquad game Wednesday, according to The Boston Globe. Hill faced six batters, striking out four. “To get out there today felt great...
Via NESN.com
March 12, 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...
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 joins Red Sox in spring training after infant son passes away

This is heartbreaking. Veteran left-hander Rich Hill has joined the Red Sox in Florida for spring training after his infant son passed away. He had been in Boston with his family. From ESPN Boston: "We had a son on Dec. 26, and he was born with multiple issues that we confronted and had to deal with as we were moving through the last couple of months at Mass General,"...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Rich Hill Absent From Red Sox Spring Training Because Of ‘Serious Family Issue’

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Boston Red Sox reliever Rich Hill has been absent from spring training because of a “serious family issue,” according to manager John Farrell. “There’s still a number of things that they’re working through, he and his family,” Farrell said Saturday at JetBlue Park. “There’s no date on his arrival here.” The Red Sox signed Hill, who spent three...
Via NESN.com
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox reach deal with Rich Hill

The Boston Red Sox have signed pitcher Rich Hill to a minor league contract. Hill will turn 34 in March and previously pitched with the Red Sox from 2010-2012 before going to Cleveland last year. Joel Sherman reported that Hill’s contract is worth $840,000 and that the left hander could also earn another $500,000 in appearance bonus. #Redsox signed LHR Rich Hill to minor lge deal...
Via Tireball.com
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Picks, 2012 Season, Week 12

The New England Patriots scored a convincing win last weekend against Indianapolis, but it ended up being a costly one. Star tight end Rob Gronkowski could miss a month or more with a broken arm suffered while blocking on an extra point late in the game. Richard Hill, assistant editor for Pats Pulpit, acknowledges that Gronk is a tough loss to swallow, but adds that the team may...
Via Zone Blitz
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Jamaica police pushed to reduce police killings

Every day, Richard Hill has to pass the bullet-scarred courtyard outside his home where he saw his 47-year-old brother gunned down at point-blank range by a police officer.
Via Sign on San Diego
February 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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