Oakland Athletics

Dodgers keep free-agent pitcher Rich Hill with 3-year deal

The Dodgers have signed free-agent pitcher Rich Hill to a $48 million, three-year contract after he went 3-2 with a 1.83 ERA in six starts with the team he joined at the trade deadline.

Hills gets a $2 million signing bonus and salaries of $12 million next year, $16 million in 2018 and $18 million in 2019.

The 36-year-old left-hander was acquired in a five-player trade with Oakland on Aug. 1. Hill was 1-1 with a 3.46 ERA in three postseason starts for the NL West champion Dodgers, including tossing six scoreless innings to win Game 3 of the NL Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs.

Hill was 12-5 with a 2.12 ERA in 20 starts for the Dodgers and A's last...

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