The Boston Red Sox have signed veteran starting pitcher Rich Hill to a minor league contract, per Joel Sherman of the New York Post. [tweet https://twitter.com/Joelsherman1/status/429368741319962624 align=”center”]
Hill pitched in 40 games for the Red Sox from 2010 through 2012. He spent last season in Cleveland, where he posted a 1-2 record with a 6.28 ERA, a 1.78 WHIP, 51 strikeouts and 29 walks for the Indians. Left-handed batters hit just .238 against Hill in 2013.
The 33-year-old left-hander has a career record of 24-22, with a 4.74 ERA, 442 strikeouts and 221 walks in 464 and 2/3 innings.
Red Sox pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Fort Myers on Feb. 15.