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Rich Hill

34-Year-Old Pitcher – Boston Red Sox

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 5"   WT: 218   DOB: 3/11/1980   BORN: Boston, MA   COLLEGE: Michigan   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Rich Hill Contract Information:

Agreed to a minor league contract with the Red Sox in March of 2014.

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Hill was reassigned to minor league camp by the Red Sox, The Boston Globe reports.

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Rich Hill Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2004 24 A Day 28 19 0 109.3 88 49 9 136 72 7 6 0 4.03 1.46
2005 25 A Peo 1 1 0 8.0 5 1 0 12 0 1 0 0 1.13 0.63
2005 25 AA WES 10 10 0 57.7 42 21 9 90 21 4 3 0 3.28 1.09
2005 25 AAA IOW 11 10 0 65.0 53 26 11 92 14 6 1 0 3.60 1.03
2005 25 MAJ CHN 10 4 0 23.7 25 24 3 21 17 0 2 0 9.13 1.77
2006 26 AAA IOW 15 15 0 100.0 62 20 3 135 21 7 1 0 1.80 0.83
2006 26 MAJ CHN 17 16 1 99.3 83 46 16 90 39 6 7 0 4.17 1.23
2007 27 AAA COL 0 0 0 .0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 999.99 0.00
2007 27 MAJ CHN 32 32 0 195.0 170 85 27 183 63 11 8 0 3.92 1.19
2008 28 A Day 3 3 0 12.1 12 11 0 14 11 1 2 0 8.03 1.90
2008 28 A AZL 3 3 0 9.1 5 3 0 11 5 1 1 0 2.89 1.10
2008 28 AAA IOW 7 7 0 26.0 22 17 4 32 28 2 4 0 5.88 1.92
2008 28 MAJ CHN 5 5 0 19.7 13 9 2 15 18 1 0 0 4.12 1.58
2009 29 A Fre 1 1 0 3.0 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 3.00 0.33
2009 29 AAA NOR 3 3 0 13.3 5 2 1 14 9 1 1 0 1.35 1.05
2009 29 MAJ BAL 15 13 0 57.7 68 50 7 46 40 3 3 0 7.80 1.87
2010 30 AAA Paw 19 6 0 53.0 45 22 3 55 29 3 1 0 0 0 3.74 1.40
2010 30 AAA Mem 19 4 0 46.0 35 22 5 47 30 4 3 0 0 0 4.30 1.41
2010 30 MAJ BOS 6 0 0 4.0 5 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 1.50
2011 31 AAA Paw 10 0 0 16.0 8 2 1 18 5 1 0 1 0 0 1.13 0.81
2011 31 MAJ BOS 9 0 0 8.0 3 0 0 12 3 0 0 0 0 3 0.00 0.75
2012 32 R Gul 1 1 0 1.1 0 2 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 13.50 1.82
2012 32 A Sal 1 3 0 4.0 1 0 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
2012 32 A Gre 1 2 0 2.0 2 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 1.00
2012 32 AA Por 1 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2012 32 AAA Paw 1 0 0 8.0 3 1 1 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 1.13 0.63
2012 32 MAJ BOS 25 0 0 19.7 17 4 0 21 11 1 0 0 0 6 1.83 1.42
2013 33 MAJ CLE 63 0 0 38.7 38 27 3 51 29 1 2 0 2 13 6.28 1.73
2014 34 AAA Paw 6 0 0 10.1 7 5 0 10 6 0 1 0 0 0 4.35 1.29
3-Year Averages MAJ   32 0 0 22.1 19 10 1 28 14 0 0 0 0 7 4.07 1.49
Career  (View All) MAJ   182 70 1 465.7 422 245 58 442 221 24 22 0 4.74 1.38

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Rich Hill Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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Rich Hill Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2013105291920102.238
201247888120.205
201116721000.071

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201377221018201.281
2012361339300.273
201114512000.167

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201323.3110331526.171.59
201213.010012601.381.15
20113.00005200.001.33

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201315.3010181416.461.96
20126.70009502.701.95
20115.00007100.000.40
Rich Hill Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2004 24 A Day 28 19 109.3 11.20 5.93 1.89 0.74 73.5% 4.03 3.76 .314
2005 25 A Peo 1 1 8.0 13.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 80% 1.13 .20 .321
2005 25 AA WES 10 10 57.7 14.05 3.28 4.29 1.40 77.8% 3.28 3.30 .312
2005 25 AAA IOW 11 10 65.0 12.74 1.94 6.57 1.52 73.2% 3.60 3.40 .315
2005 25 MAJ CHN 10 4 23.7 7.99 6.46 1.24 1.14 46.2% 9.13 5.30 .325
2006 26 AAA IOW 15 15 100.0 12.15 1.89 6.43 0.27 78.8% 1.80 1.67 .286
2006 26 MAJ CHN 17 16 99.3 8.15 3.53 2.31 1.45 0.60 71.7% 4.17 4.70 .261
2007 27 AAA COL 0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 999.99 .00 .000
2007 27 MAJ CHN 32 32 195.0 8.45 2.91 2.90 1.25 0.83 71.8% 3.92 4.12 .280
2008 28 A Day 3 3 12.1 10.41 8.18 1.27 0.00 52.2% 8.03 3.61 .374
2008 28 A AZL 3 3 9.1 10.88 4.95 2.20 0.00 70% 2.89 2.43 .254
2008 28 AAA IOW 7 7 26.0 11.08 9.69 1.14 1.38 71.7% 5.88 6.20 .303
2008 28 MAJ CHN 5 5 19.7 6.86 8.24 0.83 0.92 0.65 75.9% 88.3 MPH 4.12 5.83 .214
2009 29 A Fre 1 1 3.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 3.00 1.20 .155
2009 29 AAA NOR 3 3 13.3 9.45 6.08 1.56 0.68 92.3% 1.35 4.33 .145
2009 29 MAJ BAL 15 13 57.7 7.18 6.24 1.15 1.09 0.75 57.4% 88.1 MPH 7.80 5.33 .343
2010 30 AAA Paw 19 6 53.0 9.34 4.92 1.90 0.51 73.2% 3.74 4.01 .308
2010 30 AAA Mem 19 4 46.0 9.20 5.87 1.57 0.98 71.7% 4.30 5.05 .266
2010 30 MAJ BOS 6 0 4.0 6.75 2.25 3.00 0.00 2.00 100% 89.1 MPH 0.00 2.45 .377
2011 31 AAA Paw 10 0 16.0 10.13 2.81 3.60 0.56 91.7% 1.13 2.89 .205
2011 31 MAJ BOS 9 0 8.0 13.50 3.38 4.00 0.00 1.20 100% 90.7 MPH 0.00 1.70 .221
2012 32 R Gul 1 1 1.1 24.55 16.36 1.50 0.00 0% 13.50 3.20 .000
2012 32 A Sal 1 3 4.0 18.00 2.25 8.00 0.00 100% 0.00 .70 .234
2012 32 A Gre 1 2 2.0 22.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 50% 4.50 -1.80 .758
2012 32 AA Por 1 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.20 .355
2012 32 AAA Paw 1 0 8.0 11.25 2.25 5.00 1.13 100% 1.13 3.08 .137
2012 32 MAJ BOS 25 0 19.7 9.61 5.03 1.91 0.00 1.29 85.7% 92.0 MPH 1.83 2.74 .330
2013 33 MAJ CLE 63 0 38.7 11.87 6.75 1.76 0.70 1.14 62.5% 90.9 MPH 6.28 3.98 .376
2014 34 AAA Paw 6 0 10.1 8.91 5.35 1.67 0.00 61.5% 4.35 3.00 .275
3-Year Averages MAJ   32 0 22.1 11.40 5.70 2.00 0.41 71.9% 4.07 3.15 .344
Career MAJ   182 70 465.7 8.54 4.27 2.00 1.12 68% 4.74 4.39 .295

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2014 Stat Review for Rich Hill    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.67 K/BB
TERRIBLE
8.91 K/9
GOOD
5.35 BB/9
TERRIBLE
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.35 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.29 WHIP
WEAK
3.00 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.275 BABIP
AVERAGE
61.5% Strand Rate
LOW

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Career Pitcher vs. Batter Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Worst Matchups for Rich Hill (by OPS against, min 5 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Ryan Zimmerman WAS 9 6 2 3 1 0 0 .667 1.444 2.144
Adrian Gonzalez LA 7 4 2 4 0 0 0 .571 1.571 2.143
Andy Dirks DET 5 3 1 1 0 2 0 .600 1.400 2.000
Robinson Cano SEA 5 3 1 3 1 1 0 .600 1.200 1.867
Jacoby Ellsbury NY-A 5 3 1 3 0 1 0 .600 1.200 1.800
Alberto Callaspo OAK 5 3 0 2 0 0 1 .600 1.000 1.600
Jesus Flores KC 6 4 0 0 0 1 0 .667 .667 1.333
Jeff Keppinger CHI-A 7 3 0 1 2 0 0 .429 .714 1.314
Nyjer Morgan CLE 6 3 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .667 1.238
Ronny Paulino DET 18 8 1 3 1 0 0 .444 .667 1.167

Best Matchups for Rich Hill (by OPS against, min 5 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Bronson Arroyo AZ 5 1 0 0 0 3 0 .200 .200 .400
Jeff Francoeur SD 14 2 0 2 0 7 1 .143 .214 .357
Chris Snyder TEX 6 1 0 0 0 2 0 .167 .167 .333
Brian McCann NY-A 9 1 0 0 1 2 0 .111 .111 .311
David Ross BOS 13 1 0 0 1 7 0 .077 .154 .297
A.J. Pierzynski BOS 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 .000 .000 .286
Adam Lind TOR 6 0 0 0 2 3 0 .000 .000 .250
Victor Martinez DET 5 0 0 0 1 3 0 .000 .000 .167
Jarrod Saltalamacchia MIA 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000 .000 .167
Alex Rios TEX 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Rich Hill: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hill made his first appearance of spring training, throwing a scoreless inning in Friday's exhibition game against Toronto.

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Hill threw a bullpen session Wednesday and is expected to appear in a major-league game this weekend, the Providence Journal reports.

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Hill arrived in training camp after having been back in Boston tending to a medical situation with his newborn son, WEEI.com reports.

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Hill's contract with Boston includes three opportunities to opt out of the deal, WEEI.com reports. He can opt out at the end of spring training, on May 15 and on Jun. 30.

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Hill's contract with the Red Sox includes an invitation to spring training, Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports.

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Hill has signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.

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Hill will open the season as a member of the Cleveland bullpen, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Rich Hill.

2013

Hill made a quicker-than-normal return from Tommy John surgery in 2011 and was pitching well for Boston when a strained flexor muscle in his elbow shut him down for six weeks. The left-hander continued to pitch well upon his return. He finished with 21 strikeouts in 19.2 innings, so he could work his way into a high-leverage relief role.

2012

Hill underwent a transformation to a sidearm delivery, pitching very effectively for both Triple-A Pawtucket and Boston before developing an elbow injury that led to Tommy John surgery in June. While it's tempting to think cause-and-effect, that the new arm slot caused the injury, Hill's doctor said stress on the elbow is the same regardless of arm slot. Hill will rehab into 2012 and resume his career as a sidearmer out of the pen.

2010

The Orioles coveted Hill for quite some time, but he flopped when he tried to freshen up his career after a change of scenery. An elbow injury early in the season and a shoulder injury late in the season didn't help matters, but his line with Baltimore was so atrocious it is difficult to envision a future in which Hill revives his career.

2009

Coming off a breakout campaign in 2007, Hill was viewed as a potential staff ace last season. But he struggled with his location during spring training and simply never got it back. As a result, he spent most of the year in the minors, but walked nearly a batter an inning at every level. Hill tried to straighten himself out this fall in the Venezuelan League, but the results were just as bad. At this point, it's unclear whether Hill will ever be able to resume his major league career.

2008

Hill solidified his credentials as a borderline major league ace last year, repeating his robust strikeout rate and even cutting down on the walk rate. Hill's weakness is still his propensity to give up flyballs and hence home runs, but even in that department he improved -- upping his G/F ratio from .60 to .83. A lefty with a low-90's fastball and devastating curve, the 28-year-old is just hitting his pitching prime and could join the elite if he continues to improve.

2007

After dominating the high minors but struggling during his major league call-ups, Hill finally broke through in the second half of 2006, striking out 79 batters in 80 major league innings after the All-Star break and walking just 24. Hill's second half ERA was 2.93, and his WHIP just 1.05, but he allowed too many fly balls, 11 of which left the park in the season's final three months. He throws in the low-90s and has a devastating curve ball, but his fly-ball rate could tie his fate to the volatile winds at Wrigley more than we'd like.

2006

Hill posted ungodly strikeout rates in the high minors, but gave up too many home runs. In his 25-inning stint in the majors, Hill struck out nearly a batter an inning, but his walk rate skyrocketed, and he continued to serve up the long ball. Combine that with an unluckily high hit rate, and Hill's first go-around was a rough one. Hill throws in the low-90s and has a sharp-breaking curve ball, but until he learns to command his pitches better, he's a long shot to see a spot in the Cubs rotation.