|Nov. 20 12:58 PM PT1:58 PM MT2:58 PM CT3:58 PM ET15:58 ET20:58 GMT4:58 1:58 PM MST3:58 PM EST4:28 PM VEN0:58 UAE (+1)2:58 PM CT-Hill has agreed to a $6 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics. Hill took his physical in the Bay Area and the team announced the deal Friday. Hill became the second free agent to switch teams after infielder Cliff Pennington joined the Los Angeles Angels earlier in the week.
Analysis: The 35-year-old pitcher began the 2015 season with Washington's Triple-A club in Syracuse before going 2-1 with a 1.55 ERA in four starts and 29 innings with the Boston Red Sox as a September callup. He had 36 strikeouts to five walks.
|Sep. 14 3:31 PM PT4:31 PM MT5:31 PM CT6:31 PM ET18:31 ET22:31 GMT6:31 3:31 PM MST5:31 PM EST6:01 PM VEN2:31 UAE (+1)5:31 PM CT-Hill's first major league start in six years was a gem, as he fanned 10 while yielding one hit over seven scoreless innings Sunday against Tampa Bay.
Analysis: Talk about coming out of nowhere. Hill hadn't previously pitched in the majors this season and entered the game with a 4.80 career ERA as a starter. He last started an MLB game with Baltimore on July 27, 2009.