David Taylor Hill is an American professional baseball player who plays for the Sioux Falls Canaries of the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball. He was born on the 12th of March, 1989 on Old Hickory, Tennessee. He plays the position of a pitcher for the team.
The Career of Taylor Hill
Hill attended the Mount Juliet High school and later joined the Vanderbilt University and played college baseball there. He got into the selection by the Cleveland Indians in the 30th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft but did not sign with the team. Hill then returned to Vanderbilt for his senior season. He got into the selection by the Washington Nationals in the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft in the sixth round. He also received an invite to spring training. His signing bonus was $36000.
Hill was called up to the majors on the 25th of June, 2014 for the first time. He posted a 5.23 ERA over 23 starts at the Triple-A level in 2015. On the 6th of November, 2017, he elected free agency and later on the 13th of January, 2018, he resigned a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals. On the 28th of March, 2018 he was released.
More about Hill
Hill then signed a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants on the 27th of May, 2018 and got into the AAA and became a free agent after the season. Hill signed with the Sioux Falls Canaries of the American Association on the 6th of March, 2019.
David Hill has received MiLB Gold Glove with the Team Syracuse Chiefs in 2013, INT Mid-Season All-Star in 2014 with the Syracuse Chiefs. He also received the INT Pitcher of the Week in 2014 and CAR Pitcher of the Week Potomac Nationals in 2013. This 30-years-old player has earned run average and has a total of 14 strikeouts. His TBC Player ID is 144808, Retrosheet ID is hillt001 and MLBAM ID is 592398. He has an average height of 6-3 and weighs 200g. He bats right and also throws right.