Not only did Rich Hill spend much of the last three seasons with the Red Sox, the left-handed reliever grew up in the Boston area, as well.
A native of Milton, Mass., Hill was deeply affected by the tragic events that occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Hill says that his father ran the nation’s oldest marathon no fewer than 24 times, with the younger Hill watching the conclusion of many of those races not far from the spot of Monday’s explosions.
Now with the Indians, reunited with former Sox manager Terry Francona, Hill sat down with NESN’s Jenny Dell during Red Sox Gameday Live presented by DCU prior to two teams’ series finale in Cleveland on Thursday.
Check out the full interview in the video above.