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Name  Rich Hill
Born  3/11/1980
Height  6-5
Weight  220
Number  17
Position  RP
Bats  L
Throws  L
4/27/2012 9:18:00 PM
Description: Rich Hill, less than a year removed from having Tommy John surgery, has been activated from the disabled list.
Insight: Hill will provide some much-needed depth in Boston's struggling bullpen. If your league counts holds as a statistic, Hill might be worth keeping an eye on.
5/26/2010 10:44:00 AM
Description: Jon Paul Morosi of Fox Sports.com reports, via Twitter, that Hill has a June 1 out clause in his contract.
Insight: Hill has done ok at Triple-A Memphis, and can opt out of his contract if he is not in the big leagues by June 1. If Kyle Lohse (right forearm) has to go on the DL, he could be considered for a call-up. (SportsBuff.com)
5/19/2010 1:55:00 PM
Description: The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports Hill has been converted into a reliever at Triple-A Memphis.
Insight: Hill could become a free agent on June 1 if he is not in the big leagues. Maybe another team would give him an opportunity to be a starter. (SportsBuff.com)
3/30/2010 10:47:00 AM
Description: The Cardinals have re-assigned Hill to Triple-A Memphis.
Insight: Hill had been in the running for the fifth spot in the Cardinals' starting rotation, but lost to Jaime Garcia. (SportsBuff.com)
3/18/2010 4:34:00 PM
Description: Hill walked five over three innings against Atlanta on Thursday.
Insight: Out of 79 pitches for Hill, just 41 were strikes. He is still in the mix for the fifth spot in the Cardinals' starting rotation, but he will have to show improvement to stay in contention. (SportsBuff.com)
3/8/2010 10:28:00 AM
Description: Hill made his spring debut on Sunday, going two innings and striking out two but also giving up a home run to Brett Carroll.
Insight: Kyle McClellan currently has the upper hand on Hill to open the season as the Cardinals' No. 5 starter. (SportsBuff.com)
3/4/2010 11:20:00 AM
Description: The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports Hill will make his Cardinals' debut on Sunday.
Insight: Hill is in the mix to be the Cardinals' fifth starter with Kyle McClellan, who will start Sunday's game. (SportsBuff.com)
2/16/2010 8:46:00 AM
Description: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Hill was impressive in camp on Monday and pitching coach Dave Duncan liked what he saw.
Insight: Hill could be a nice sleeper this season in St. Louis as he will be learning under pitching coach Dave Duncan. Keep Hill on your radar. (SportsBuff.com)
1/27/2010 8:42:00 AM
Description: The Cardinals signed Hill to a minor league contract on Tuesday and invited him to Spring Training.
Insight: Hill was 3-3 with a 7.80 ERA last season with the Orioles before undergoing surgery a torn left labrum. (SportsBuff.com)
Cold8/9/2009 2:04:00 AM
Description: Hill had season-ending shoulder surgery Friday, manager Dave Trembley told the Associated Press.
Insight: Hill, who was 3-3 with a 7.80 ERA, is expected to resume throwing by spring training. (SportsBuff.com)
Steady4/18/2009 6:52:00 PM
Description: Hill threw two solid innings in an extended spring training game Friday and could be sent on a rehabilitation assignment as early as Monday, according to the Baltimore Sun.
Insight: Hill has shown to have some value in fantasy leagues. If he regains his form, he'd be able to help in AL-only leagues at the very least. (SportsBuff.com)
Cold3/29/2009 7:08:00 PM
Description: Hill was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left elbow.
Insight: The Orioles had hoped that Hill, who was acquired from the Chicago Cubs in the offseason, would earn a spot in the Opening Day rotation. However, he has been bothered by elbow soreness all spring and has yet to pitch in a Grapefruit League game. (SportsBuff.com)
Steady1/16/2009 1:35:00 PM
Description: Hill is not in the mix to make the Cubs rotation, according to the Chicago Sun Times.
Insight: Hill was very good in 2007, but completely lost effectiveness last year. Because he is out of minor league options, the Sun Times speculated that he may be traded. That may be best for all parties involved. (SportsBuff.com)