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A’s notes: Next up for Rich Hill is Stockton start

A’s notes: Next up for Rich Hill is Stockton start

OAKLAND _ Rich Hill was impressive enough in a simulated game session Wednesday morning to get within a step of being back on the active roster. Hill, placed on the disabled list June 9 with a groin strain, threw “upwards… Continue Reading → The post A’s notes: Next up for Rich Hill is Stockton start appeared first on Inside the As.
Oakland Tribune Jun 10, 2016

Rich Hill won't throw off mound for a week thanks to injury;

Rich Hill will not throw off a mound for a week as precaution against groin injuryiRich Hill and the A's got some good news from the MRI he had Thursday, but it was relative – he won't do any mound work for six or seven days, and there's no telling how much time beyond that will be needed
Rich Hill won’t throw off mound for a week thanks to injury;

Rich Hill won’t throw off mound for a week thanks to injury;

Rich Hill and the A’s got some good news from the MRI he had Thursday, but it was relative – he won’t do any mound work for six or seven days, and there’s no telling how much time beyond that… Continue Reading → The post Rich Hill won’t throw off mound for a week thanks to injury; appeared first on Inside the As.
A’s trade Chris Coghlan back to Cubs; Rich Hill on DL

A’s trade Chris Coghlan back to Cubs; Rich Hill on DL

  Thursday’s off day for the A’s turned out to be anything but. The A’s traded Chris Coghlan back to the Cubs in exchange for a minor league outfielder Arismenda Alcantara. That came after Oakland put left-handed starting pitcher Rich… Continue Reading → The post A’s trade Chris Coghlan back to Cubs; Rich Hill on DL appeared first on Inside the As.
Athletics Nation Jun 9, 2016

Oakland A's put Rich Hill on disabled list retroactive to May 30

The top Athletics starter will get an MRI on Thursday. The Oakland Athletics placed top starter Rich Hill on the 15-day disabled list, the club announced today. The listing is retroactive to May 30, meaning he would be eligible to return to the rotation on June 14. Hill will get an MRI Thursday for a left groin strain that has bothered him since his last start on May 29. Two attempts to return him to the rotation without a DL stint -- once last weekend in Houston and once this weekend in Cincinnati -- have failed after the injury bothered him in bullpen sessions. The delayed disabled list...
Full Count | WEEI Jun 9, 2016

What Rich Hill’s injury means to Red Sox trade deadline plans

The first non-waiver trade deadline swerve in the road has appeared. Rich Hill, the player most consider the top starting pitching trade target, has been sidelined once again thanks to an injured groin. Hill had been recuperating, but experienced discomfort on the 33rd of what was supposed to be a 35-pitch bullpen session. Hill is […]
Rich Hill’s groin injury acts up again; he won’t start vs. Reds

Rich Hill’s groin injury acts up again; he won’t start vs. Reds

The A’s pitching rotation took another blow Wednesday when left-hander Rich Hill, the A’s prime candidate for the All-Star Game, felt a reoccurrence of a groin pull in his left leg. Hill, 8-3 with a 2.25 ERA, hasn’t pitched since… Continue Reading → The post Rich Hill’s groin injury acts up again; he won’t start vs. Reds appeared first on Inside the As.
Rich Hill likely to return to mound for A’s Friday

Rich Hill likely to return to mound for A’s Friday

Rich Hill didn’t do much Sunday. Not much except prove to himself that he’ll be back in the A’s rotation come Friday in Cincinnati. Hill took some time pregame in Minute Maid Park to play catch with bullpen catcher Phil… Continue Reading → The post Rich Hill likely to return to mound for A’s Friday appeared first on Inside the As.
Sonny Gray to make surprise start Sunday vs. Astros while Rich Hill, still dealing with groin problems, pushed back

Sonny Gray to make surprise start Sunday vs. Astros while Rich Hill, still dealing with groin problems, pushed back

In a surprise move borne out of a little bit of desperation, Sonny Gray will come off the disabled list to start for the A’s Sunday in Houston against the Astros. Gray was supposed to throw for class-A Stockton in… Continue Reading → The post Sonny Gray to make surprise start Sunday vs. Astros while Rich Hill, still dealing with groin problems, pushed back appeared first on Inside the As.

Why a big Giants trade for a Pence replacement is not likely soon

ST. LOUIS - When a player as valuable as Hunter Pence is lost for two months, fans immediately light up social media and talk shows with trade ideas and wants. Yes, general manager Bobby Evans is exploring the market to gauge options and prices. If a team has a player to deal, its best shot at getting a desirable package in return comes at the July trade deadline as multiple teams join the bidding. Only one hitter, Belt, seems consistently dangerous at the plate. Duffy acknowledged that he and several teammates are "underperforming" and offered a unique perspective when asked how the team...
San Jose Mercury News Jun 4, 2016

A's lefty Rich Hill sidelined until at least next weekend

Rich Hill still having problems with an injured groin and won't rejoin Oakland A's rotation until they play the Cincinnati Reds.
Athletics Nation Jun 4, 2016

Oakland A's will skip Rich Hill on Sunday, starter not yet announced

Rich Hill will rest his strained groin some more, but a disabled list trip is not yet necessary. Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Rich Hill says he will not start against the Houston Astros on Sunday to be sure a minor groin strain he incurred in his last start does not get worse (via Jane Lee, MLB.com). A decision on who will start Sunday has not yet been announced, but Hill does not believe he is going on the disabled list (via Joe Stiglich, CSN). Manaea and Hahn will likely stay on turn and pitch in Milwaukee, so Hill's next start will probably be in Cincinnati.— Jane Lee...
Oakland Tribune Jun 3, 2016

A s scratch Rich Hill from Saturday start with groin issue; Kendall Graveman moves up from Sunday to take over

Rich Hill has been scratched from his scheduled start Saturday by A s.The A s have scratched left-handed starter Rich Hill, who was coming off winning American League Pitcher of the Month honors, for Saturday s start against the Astros.
A’s scratch Rich Hill from Saturday start with groin issue; Kendall Graveman moves up from Sunday to take over

A’s scratch Rich Hill from Saturday start with groin issue; Kendall Graveman moves up from Sunday to take over

The A’s have scratched left-handed starter Rich Hill, who was coming off winning American League Pitcher of the Month honors, for Saturday’s start against the Astros. Kendall Graveman will get the start, moving up a day from a scheduled Sunday… Continue Reading → The post A’s scratch Rich Hill from Saturday start with groin issue; Kendall Graveman moves up from Sunday to take over appeared first on Inside the As.
Athletics Nation Jun 3, 2016

Oakland A's may push Rich Hill back to Sunday with groin issue

For now, this just means an extra day of rest, but the Athletics' options for the weekend may now include Daniel Mengden. Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin tells beat reporters that top starter Rich Hill might not start Saturday's contest against the Houston Astros, after his minor groin issue flared up in a flat ground session today (via Jane Lee, MLB.com). Kendall Graveman would be in line to move up on regular rest, which would allow the A's to push Hill back to Sunday without calling up an extra starter. If Hill can't pitch before Sunday, however, the A's would have to recall a...

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