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John Hicks

26-Year-Old Catcher – Detroit Tigers

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The Mariners designated Hicks for assignment when they signed Chris Iannetta in the offseason. Hicks was snatched off waivers by Minnesota, where he will add depth at catcher behind Kurt Suzuki and Jo...

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LEAGUE: AA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 228   DOB: 8/31/1989   BORN: Richmond, VA   COLLEGE: Virginia   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Claimed off waivers by Detroit in April 2016.

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John Hicks Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 21 A CLI 38 148 139 21 43 13 9 2 2 26 2 3 5 17 0 3 1 .309 .331 .446 .777
2012 22 A+ HIG 121 538 506 87 158 49 32 2 15 79 22 8 28 73 0 1 3 .312 .351 .472 .823
2013 23 AA JAC 80 327 296 40 70 19 14 1 4 29 13 4 22 62 1 2 6 .236 .301 .331 .632
2014 24 AA JAC 53 211 189 29 56 15 10 2 3 27 6 3 20 42 1 1 0 .296 .362 .418 .780
2014 24 AAA TAC 28 112 101 13 28 5 2 1 2 20 1 0 7 24 0 2 2 .277 .330 .376 .706
2015 25 AAA TAC 83 320 298 39 73 22 15 1 6 35 9 2 17 71 1 4 0 .245 .282 .362 .644
2015 25 MAJ SEA 17 34 32 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 18 1 0 0 .063 .091 .094 .185
2016 26 AA ERI 14 54 49 7 19 3 1 1 1 4 1 0 4 9 0 1 0 .388 .426 .510 .936
2016 26 AAA TOL 45 163 150 26 43 21 13 0 8 32 1 0 12 35 1 0 0 .287 .340 .533 .873
2016 26 AAA ROC 9 34 33 1 8 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 .242 .265 .394 .659
3-Year Averages     17 34 32 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 18 1 0 0 .063 .091 .094 .185
Career  (View All)     17 34 32 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 18 1 0 0 .063 .091 .094 .185

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John Hicks Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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John Hicks: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 14 1 2

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John Hicks: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 67 11 1

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John Hicks Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015101010.100.100.200

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Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015220001.045.091.178

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Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015150010.000.000.000

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015171001.118.176.343
John Hicks Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 21 A CLI 148 139 3.4% 11.5% 0.29 88% .342 .137
2012 22 A+ HIG 538 506 5.2% 13.6% 0.38 86% .342 .160
2013 23 AA JAC 327 296 6.7% 19% 0.35 79% .287 .095
2014 24 AA JAC 211 189 9.5% 19.9% 0.48 78% .368 .122
2014 24 AAA TAC 112 101 6.3% 21.4% 0.29 76% .347 .099
2015 25 AAA TAC 320 298 5.3% 22.2% 0.24 76% .303 .117
2015 25 MAJ SEA 34 32 2.9% 52.9% 0.06 44% .143 .031
2016 26 AA ERI 54 49 7.4% 16.7% 0.44 82% .462 .122
2016 26 AAA TOL 163 150 7.4% 21.5% 0.34 77% .327 .246
2016 26 AAA ROC 34 33 2.9% 14.7% 0.20 85% .259 .152
3-Year Averages     34 32 2.9% 52.9% 0.06 44% .143 .031
Career     34 32 2.9% 52.9% 0.06 44% .143 .031

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John Hicks: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Twins optioned Hicks to Triple-A Rochester on Saturday, MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger reports.

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Hicks was claimed off waivers by the Twins on Wednesday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Hicks was designated for assignment by the Mariners on Monday, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports.

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Hicks is out of the lineup on Monday, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

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Hicks has been recalled from Triple-A Tacoma, Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times reports.

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Hicks went 3-for-5 with a home run and seven RBI in Thursday's game against High-A Modesto. He now has seven home runs for the season with a slash line of .309/.356/.514.

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With the second choice of the fourth round (123rd overall) of the 2011 MLB draft, the Mariners selected Hicks out of the University of Virginia.

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2015

A .296/.362/.418 batting line in 53 games with Double-A Jackson earned Hicks a promotion to Triple-A Tacoma in mid-July. The move up came with some slight growing pains, but Hicks got back on track in the Arizona Fall League, slashing an impressive .304/.396/.522 with two homers and a 6:7 BB:K in 13 games. It was enough to convince the Mariners he warranted protection from the Rule 5 draft, and they went ahead and added Hicks to their 40-man roster in November. The 25-year-old may very well get a chance to compete with Jesus Sucre for the backup job in spring training, but Hicks' power has dried up for the most part in recent seasons -- he's managed just nine homers over the last two years after smacking 15 in 2012 -- and it's unlikely he would hold value in any format in such a limited role.