The Nationals signed long-time backup catcher Koyie Hill to a minor league contract today, and will have him report to Syracuse. He was offered a major league deal, but wanted no part in catching games for the major league club. He has a family, and just didn’t want to put his life on the line like that.
With Koyie now in the Washington organization, I think it’s only right that we bestow the nickname “Capitol” Hill upon him. Whenever he plays games, it’ll take forever to throw one pitch and get anything done due to constant pointless arguments between him and members of the opposing teams.