Source: Athletics to sign Rich Hill, pending physical

The Oakland Athletics have agreed to a deal with left-handed pitcher Rich Hill, pending physical, according to a source.

Chris Cotillo of first reported the Athletics interest in the veteran left-hander.

Hill, 35, has been in the league for 11 years and has played for six different teams, compiling a 26-23 record to go along with a 4.54 ERA and a 487/232 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

Last season with the Red Sox, Hill made only four starts and he put up solid numbers, going 2-1 with a 1.55 ERA and a 36/5 strikeout-to-walk ratio.

It’s unclear what the terms of the deal are, but it should be no more than a one or two-year deal.

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