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St. Louis Cardinals Sign Catcher Koyie Hill To Minor League Deal, According To Report

Citing a source, Fox Sports' Jon Morosi says that the St. Louis Cardinals have signed Koyie Hill:

Koyie Hill, popular backup catcher from ’07-’11, has signed a minor-league deal with the rival , source says

As Morosi notes, Hill had spent the previous five seasons with the Central division rival Chicago Cubs. In a reserve role, Hill appeared in 252 games for the Cubs and hit .208/.270/.295 in that time. Originally a fourth round draft pick of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the eight-year major league veteran has a career .211 batting average.


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In parts of nine minor league seasons, he compiled a .279/.346/.411 line.

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