Hill, 34, was 3-3 with a 3.23 earned run average in 25 games for triple-A Pawtucket this season. He went 1-2 with a 6.28 ERA in 63 games for Cleveland last season but held left-handers to a .238 average. Hill has held left-handers to a .215 mark during a nine-year career in which he is 24-22 with a 4.74 ERA.
“He throws his fastball 90-95 mph, and he has a huge curve,” said Angels reliever
"Hopefully he brings a little more balance to the bullpen," Scioscia said. "We're trying to get a left-hander who can help us in certain situations. He has a plus fastball, and he really spins the ball well."
Last Friday, in an exchange of struggling and demoted closers, the Angels acquired veteran right-hander
General Manager Jerry Dipoto is expected to continue his efforts to improve the bullpen, with