Hill (5-6) allowed two runs (one earned) on two hits without recording an out while taking the loss Wednesday versus Oakland.
San Diego was able to take a 4-3 lead in the top of the 10th inning, but Hill gave it away on a walkoff two-run double by Matt Olson. The 31-year-old southpaw has taken a pair of losses and blown saves each in his last five outings. He's still been fairly reliable with a 2.85 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 47:16 K:BB across 41 innings this season while collecting 13 holds and one save in 53 appearances.
Hill (5-5) was tagged with the loss Saturday against the Marlins after allowing two runs on three hits and a walk while fanning one across two-thirds of an inning.
Hill pitched the seventh inning but couldn't complete the entire frame, as he gave up runs that would be decisive for the outcome of the contest via two-run single from Jesus Aguilar. This outing ended Hill's run of six straight scoreless appearances, though he only covered 3.1 innings over that span.
Hill earned a hold Thursday versus Miami by retiring the only batter he faced.
The southpaw was brought in to face lefty Magneuris Sierra with two outs in the eighth inning and made quick work of the pinch hitter, getting Sierra to ground out on the first pitch. The outing was Hill's sixth straight without allowing a run or a hit, though he has covered only 3.1 innings over that span. On the season, he has posted a 2.37 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, one save and 13 holds.
Hill (5-4) took the loss Monday against the Nationals after allowing one run on one hit while striking out a batter over an inning.
Hil entered to begin the seventh trying to hold a 5-5 tie and was unable to do so. Josh Bell took him yard on the first pitch he saw to put the Nationals back out in front 6-5, and they never looked back. The long ball was the first Hill's given up since May 31. He now sits at a 2.65 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 37:12 K:BB over 34 innings.
Hill allowed one hit in a scoreless fifth inning was credited with a save Wednesday against the Reds.
Hill pitched the fifth inning with a two-run lead after Joe Musgrove was pulled. He was the last pitcher to throw for the Padres, which allowed him to earn an untraditional save when the game was eventually called due to rain. Hill has been a steady option out of the team's bullpen this season -- he's maintained a 2.48 ERA and racked up 36 strikeouts across 32.2 innings -- but Mark Melancon should remain in line to see save opportunities in normal circumstances going forward.
Hill (5-3) allowed three runs (one earned) on two hits and one walk across one inning to earn the win over Arizona on Sunday.
Hill entered the seventh inning with a 2-1 lead, but quickly surrendered the lead after the first four batters reached base safely. The Padres ended up retaking the lead later in the inning, giving Hill the win. The 31-year-old has a 2.56 ERA and a 1.23 WHIP in 31.2 innings. Prior to Sunday, he didn't allow a run in his last five straight appearances.
Hill earned a hold Friday against Arizona, pitching a scoreless inning during which he gave up two hits and struck out one.
The lefty surrendered a pair of singles to lead off the frame but bounced back to retire the next three batters and keep the Diamondbacks off the scoreboard. Hill has hung a goose egg in 11 of his past 12 outings and has registered a 2.35 ERA and 1.17 WHIP overall this season. He hasn't picked up any saves or holds but does have four wins in relief while racking up a 36:11 K:BB across 30.2 frames.
Hill (3-3) was tagged with the loss in relief Tuesday against the Rockies after allowing two runs on three hits across one-third of an inning. He didn't record a strikeout and didn't issue a walk.
Hill entered this game in a run of six straight scoreless outings, but he didn't look comfortable in this one and was deservedly tagged with the loss. The left-hander saw his ERA rise from 2.03 to 2.67 as a result of this outing, but he still owns a strong 33:10 K:BB across 27 innings.
Hill (2-2) struck out one in a clean seventh inning Monday against the Pirates, picking up the win.
Hill found himself in line for the win after San Diego scored both of its runs in the bottom of the seventh. He now has a 1.32 ERA with 18 strikeouts in 13.2 innings.
Hill was credited with a hold in Friday's win over San Francisco as a result of striking out both batters he faced in the seventh inning.
The southpaw certainly earned the hold after inheriting a one-out, bases-loaded situation and proceeding to strike out both Darin Ruf and Mike Tauchman, even though he had to escape a grand slam that was turned into a foul ball upon review. Hill has allowed only two earned runs over 12.2 frames this season while registering an impressive 17:4 K:BB.
Hill (1-2) pitched a scoreless 10th inning, allowing two walks while striking out two to earn the win Sunday over the Dodgers.
Hill was called upon in the 10th inning to keep the game tied. Both of his walks were intentional to load the bases with the pitching spot due up, where he struck out pinch hitter Clayton Kershaw for the second out. He then struck out DJ Peters for the final out of the inning. The 31-year-old has made 13 appearances out of the bullpen and has only allowed runs in one of them, allowing three runs to the Dodgers on April 16.
Hill (0-2) took the loss against the Dodgers on Friday, allowing five runs (three earned) on four hits while striking out one across 1.1 innings.
Hill entered in the 11th inning and racked up three quick outs to keep the contest tied. He stayed in the game for the 12th frame and yielded a two-run homer to Corey Seager leading off the inning, then saw four more batters reach base (three by single and one by error) before he was pulled. The left-hander has given up three home runs across 7.2 innings on the season, though he has posted a strong 10:1 K:BB.
Hill has pitched two innings thus far this spring, allowing no runs on two hits and one walk while striking out six.
Hill has improved his K/9 during each of his three big-league campaigns, starting at 8.3 in 2018 and building to 10.0 last season. The southpaw doesn't throw hard -- his fastball velocity averages just over 90 mph -- but he gets enough strikeouts and induces enough groundballs to be viewed as a valuable bullpen piece for the upstart Padres.
Hill (3-0) pitched two-thirds of an inning and didn't allow a baserunner to earn the win in Game 2 of Sunday's doubleheader versus the Giants.
Hill relieved starter Garrett Richards and got the last two outs of the fifth inning to keep the game tied at 1-1.The Padres scored twice in the bottom half of the inning, and that made Hill the pitcher of record. Through 12.1 innings this season, the southpaw has a 3.65 ERA, 0.97 WHIP and 14 strikeouts across 17 appearances. He's collected three holds but isn't likely to challenge Trevor Rosenthal for save chances.
Hill (2-0) earned the win Wednesday against the Angels after allowing one walk across two-thirds of an inning.
Hill entered the game in the seventh inning with one out and quickly closed out the inning, retiring Anthony Bemboom and Luis Rengifo. He walked Shohei Ohtani to start the eighth before getting lifted, though. Hill has been impressive this season and extended his streak of scoreless appearances to nine, posting a 0.68 WHIP and a 9.8 K/9 in that stretch.
Hill was traded to the Padres for Franchy Cordero and Ronald Bolanos (ribs) on Thursday, Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com reports.
Hill will bolster the bullpen for a Padres team that finished with a combined 4.59 ERA from its relief pitchers in 2019. The 30-year-old southpaw was excellent against left-handed hitters last season, allowing a .186 batting average without surrendering a single home run. Hill's dominance against left-handed hitters sets up nicely against a Dodgers lineup that feasts on right-handed pitching.
Hill recorded the final five outs with one walk and two strikeouts to post his first save of the season in a 7-2 victory over the Marlins on Saturday.
Hill came in with two aboard and one out in the eighth inning and quickly induced a double play. After the Royals added an insurance run in the ninth to increase their lead to five, Ned Yost stuck with Hill for the ninth, where he retired three straight batters after a leadoff walk. Hill is 2-0 with seven holds, a 3.86 ERA, a 1.22 WHIP and 26 strikeouts in 30.1 innings this season.
Hill (2-0) earned the win over the A's on Wednesday by tossing a perfect inning with two strikeouts.
With the score tied 4-4 in the seventh inning, Hill came in to replace Jakob Junis and retired the side, including back-to-back strikeouts of Marcus Semien and Robbie Grossman. Luckily, the Royals pulled ahead in the bottom of the frame, handing Hill his second win of the season. Through 31 appearances, the southpaw reliever owns a 3.71 ERA and 1.39 WHIP.
The Royals recalled Hill from Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday.
He'll join the bullpen in place of the struggling Brad Boxberger, who was designated for assignment in a corresponding move. While he's up with the big club, Hill is likely to be deployed mainly in lefty-versus-lefty matchups.
Hill was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday.
Hill appeared in one game during his most recent stint with the big club, allowing one run on one hit and one walk while striking out three across two innings of work. Danny Duffy (shoulder) will be activated from the injured list ahead of Friday's game.
|Last 7 Games|
|09/24||@ ATL||L 5-4||0.2||0||0||0||0|
|09/16||@ SF||W 7-4||0.2||2||1||0||1|
|09/14||@ SF||L 1-6||0.1||2||0||0||0|
|09/13||@ SF||L 1-9||1.0||0||0||0||0|
|09/11||@ LAD||L 4-5||1.0||0||0||1||0|
|09/08||vs LAA||W 8-5||0.2||0||1||0||1|
|09/07||vs LAA||L 0-4||0.2||1||0||0||0|
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|Minor League Pitching Stats|
|2014||R-Idaho Falls Chukars||7.2||5||0||0||1||1||0||12||2||3||2.50||0.694|
|2016||AFA-Wilmington Blue Rock||18.1||13||0||0||0||2||0||14||7||19||4.47||1.437|
|2016||AA-Northwest Arkansas N||44.2||31||0||0||2||2||1||48||17||41||3.05||1.312|
|2017||AFA-Wilmington Blue Rock||5.0||4||0||0||0||0||0||9||5||6||5.40||2.200|
|2017||AA-Northwest Arkansas N||69.0||36||0||0||1||2||4||75||19||76||4.17||1.377|
|2019||AAA-Omaha Storm Chasers||29.2||27||0||0||1||1||3||30||6||26||2.16||1.096|