Marlins Sign Shawn Hill

The Marlins have signed right-hander Shawn Hill to a minor league contract, reports MLB.com's Joe Frisaro.  Hill is invited to Spring Training and will earn $600K if he makes the club.

Hill, 29, broke into the majors with Montreal in 2004 and most recently made four starts for Toronto last season.  The Jays released Hill to make room for Rajai Davis in November.  Hill has a career 4.74 ERA and a 2.04 K/BB ratio in 44 Major League starts and has undergone two Tommy John surgeries in his young career.  Hill pitched well in both the majors and minors for the Jays last year, and if he stays healthy, could be a nice high-upside addition to Florida's staff.



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