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Dodgers making progress on reunion with Rich Hill as winter meetings approach

Dodgers making progress on reunion with Rich Hill as winter meetings approach

On the eve of the winter meetings, the Dodgers appeared on the verge of re-signing the pitcher they viewed as the best of this free-agent class. The team was believed to be making progress toward a multi-year reunion with Rich Hill, according to people familiar with the situation. The people requested anonymity because no agreement had been finalized.

Hill blossomed into stardom as a 36-year-old in 2016 after stints in the minors and independent baseball. His return would add a fragile but potent option to the team’s starting rotation and supply Clayton Kershaw with a left-handed partner to headline the group. 

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