Dodgers Injury Update: Rich Hill Throws Bullpen Session With Knee Brace, Plans To Start Tuesday Against Padres

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Dodgers Injury Update: Rich Hill Throws Bullpen Session With Knee Brace, Plans To Start Tuesday Against Padres
Dodgers Injury Update: Rich Hill Throws Bullpen Session With Knee Brace, Plans To Start Tuesday Against Padres

After exiting his last start against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning because of a strained MCL in his left knee, Rich Hill and the Los Angeles Dodgers received considerably better news this week upon further evaluation. An MRI revealed that the 39-year-old didn't suffer any structural damage and his availability going forward will solely depend on pain tolerance. The prognosis was certainly a step in the right direction. Even more encouraging is that Hill was quick to note the discomfort level did not compare to when he sustained the same injury in Spring Training. With a goal of pitching again this season, the left-hander recently adjusted his delivery to compensate for his MCL strain.

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