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John Hester
Birthdate: 9/14/1983 (34 y, 2 m, 29 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/230     Position: C
Drafted: 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 13, Pick: 11, Overall: 387, Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Contract: $0.2M / 1 Years (2015)
RotoWire News: Hester (knee) went 0-for-3 for Double-A Reading on Wednesday in his return from the disabled list. (5/7/2015)
Profiles:  2013  2014  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Diamondbacks (R)5622763641611.9 %22.9 %.219.336.271.370.490.388126    
2007Diamondbacks (A+)7932010384346.9 %20.0 %.162.305.263.316.424.32790    
2008Diamondbacks (AA)9233111384934.8 %23.6 %.206.317.268.302.474.341101    
2009Diamondbacks (AAA)9235596166136.2 %18.3 %.207.387.328.375.535.396138    
2009Diamondbacks153014406.7 %23.3 %.179.300.250.300.429.31885-0.1-0.70.30.1
2010Diamondbacks (AAA)3715973429210.1 %16.4 %.297.411.370.440.667.467179    
2010Diamondbacks38106297110.4 %30.2 %.137.295.211.292.347.285660.3-4.0-3.2-0.4
2011Diamondbacks (AAA)104314509.3 %14.0 %.158.281.263.326.421.32882    
2011Orioles (AAA)823105222508.7 %23.9 %.090.325.251.324.341.30685    
2012Orioles (AAA)103817107.9 %21.1 %.206.320.265.342.471.365127    
2012Angels (AAA)26105371308.6 %30.5 %.185.288.217.282.402.29770    
2012Angels3995314408.4 %26.3 %.118.263.212.287.329.277770.1-2.50.00.1
2013Angels (AAA)742848402939.5 %26.4 %.154.301.237.307.391.31483    
2013Angels110100100.0 %0.0 %.000.000.0001.000.000.6903610.00.3-0.10.0
2014Angels (AAA)712736312939.5 %25.6 %.149.341.261.338.411.33495    
2015Phillies (AA)1300000.0 %33.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Phillies (AAA)92502004.0 %12.0 %.130.350.304.333.435.351122    
Total- - -932326281519.5 %27.6 %.135.283.216.294.351.288740.3-6.9-3.1-0.3

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Diamondbacks (R)5619222752261646364127152530562.271
2007Diamondbacks (A+)79297320785116110384322064100642.263
2008Diamondbacks (AA)923063318243262113849160782701032.268
2009Diamondbacks (AAA)923293551086331596166221653107133.328
2009Diamondbacks1528307420144207000000.250
2010Diamondbacks (AAA)3713815951281247342916126320524.370
2010Diamondbacks389510620117029711132000210.211
2011Diamondbacks (AAA)10384310630145406010001.263
2011Orioles (AAA)8227931070551005222527074301603.251
2012Orioles (AAA)1034389440171308100100.265
2012Angels (AAA)269210520114237139032022101.217
2012Angels39859518141031448025101100.212
2013Angels (AAA)74253284603813184029270750311131.237
2013Angels1010000010100000000.000
2014Angels (AAA)7124127363401616312926170321930.261
2015Phillies (AA)1330000000001000000.000
2015Phillies (AAA)923257430020103001000.304
Total- - -9320823245291006281522164101310.216

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Diamondbacks (R)11.9 %22.9 %0.52.271.370.490.860.2197.2.336  0.2398.1.388126
2007Diamondbacks (A+)6.9 %20.0 %0.34.263.316.424.740.1624.0.305  0.041-4.5.32790
2008Diamondbacks (AA)4.8 %23.6 %0.21.268.302.474.776.2064.2.317  -0.2410.3.341101
2009Diamondbacks (AAA)6.2 %18.3 %0.34.328.375.535.910.2077.5.387  1.06217.3.396138
2009Diamondbacks6.7 %23.3 %0.29.250.300.429.729.1791.9.300-0.30.20.03-0.3.31885
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
2010Diamondbacks (AAA)10.1 %16.4 %0.62.370.440.6671.107.2976.0.411  -1.53816.9.467179
2010Diamondbacks10.4 %30.2 %0.34.211.292.347.640.1373.1.2950.20.00.19-3.1.28566
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
2011Diamondbacks (AAA)9.3 %14.0 %0.67.263.326.421.747.1581.9.281  -0.55-1.1.32882
2011Orioles (AAA)8.7 %23.9 %0.36.251.324.341.664.0901.2.325  -1.430-5.2.30685
2012Orioles (AAA)7.9 %21.1 %0.38.265.342.471.813.2062.6.320  0.051.2.365127
2012Angels (AAA)8.6 %30.5 %0.28.217.282.402.684.1853.6.288  -0.510-4.1.29770
2012Angels8.4 %26.3 %0.32.212.287.329.617.1182.5.2630.00.2-0.18-2.9.27777
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Angels (AAA)9.5 %26.4 %0.36.237.307.391.699.1544.8.301  0.130-6.1.31483
2013Angels100.0 %0.0 %1.00.0001.000.0001.000.0002.6.0000.00.00.000.3.690361
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Angels (AAA)9.5 %25.6 %0.37.261.338.411.749.1494.5.341  0.634-1.9.33495
2015Phillies (AA)0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.7.000-100
2015Phillies (AAA)4.0 %12.0 %0.33.304.333.435.768.1301.1.350  0.030.6.351122
Total- - -9.5 %27.6 %0.34.216.294.351.645.1353.0.283-0.10.40.021-5.9.28874

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2008Diamondbacks (AA)0.9916.8 %41.4 %41.8 %16.5 %11.3 %  45.9 %24.9 %29.2 %   
2009Diamondbacks (AAA)1.3426.4 %42.1 %31.4 %13.4 %11.0 %  49.1 %21.5 %29.4 %   
2009Diamondbacks0.6414.3 %33.3 %52.4 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %0.0 %23.8 %47.6 %28.6 %23.8 %47.6 %28.6 %
2010Diamondbacks (AAA)0.9029.8 %33.3 %36.8 %14.3 %16.7 %  42.1 %29.0 %29.0 %   
2010Diamondbacks0.7619.0 %34.9 %46.0 %20.7 %6.9 %9.1 %0.0 %33.3 %46.0 %20.6 %27.0 %46.0 %27.0 %
2011Diamondbacks (AAA)1.0712.1 %45.5 %42.4 %14.3 %7.1 %  24.2 %42.4 %33.3 %   
2011Orioles (AAA)0.7625.7 %32.2 %42.1 %23.5 %5.9 %  46.6 %26.7 %26.7 %   
2012Orioles (AAA)0.8028.0 %32.0 %40.0 %30.0 %10.0 %  65.4 %15.4 %19.2 %   
2012Angels (AAA)0.8521.3 %36.1 %42.6 %15.4 %11.5 %  48.4 %37.5 %14.1 %   
2012Angels0.9620.3 %39.0 %40.7 %8.3 %12.5 %8.7 %50.0 %49.2 %31.1 %19.7 %8.2 %67.2 %24.6 %
2013Angels (AAA)1.3323.6 %43.7 %32.8 %15.8 %14.0 %  46.2 %32.4 %21.4 %   
2013Angels0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2014Angels (AAA)0.8928.1 %33.9 %38.0 %13.8 %9.2 %  38.7 %30.6 %30.6 %   
2015Phillies (AA)1.000.0 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %  100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %   
2015Phillies (AAA)0.905.0 %45.0 %50.0 %40.0 %0.0 %  47.6 %19.1 %33.3 %   
Total- - -0.8118.9 %36.4 %44.8 %12.5 %9.4 %7.7 %50.0 %38.6 %40.0 %21.4 %18.6 %55.2 %26.2 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2008Diamondbacks (AA)96973916   74467541
2009Diamondbacks (AAA)110826911   5108391349
2009Diamondbacks711300003872110
2010Diamondbacks (AAA)3842346   264387651
2010Diamondbacks2229126200159269428
2011Diamondbacks (AAA)151442   6793160
2011Orioles (AAA)65855220   4437381181
2012Orioles (AAA)81073   56101157
2012Angels (AAA)2226134   167251418
2012Angels2324122221162254416
2013Angels (AAA)7657419   4326971129
2013Angels0000000459
2014Angels (AAA)5865489   3966431039
2015Phillies (AA)1100   5712
2015Phillies (AAA)91014   336194
Total- - -5264278421363600963

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2009Diamondbacks0.10-0.420.520.860.100.851.3560.15-0.04
2010Diamondbacks-0.61-1.771.16-5.10-0.460.880.485-0.32-0.38
2012Angels-0.50-1.751.25-6.35-0.660.951.261-0.47-0.05
2013Angels0.000.000.000.120.010.000.0010.00 
Total- - --1.01-3.952.93-10.46-1.010.900.9113-0.65-0.48

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2009Diamondbacks58.2% (91.3)12.7% (81.2)4.5% (81.6)10.0% (76.5)14.5% (77.1)   
2010Diamondbacks59.5% (90.6)14.5% (82.7)4.7% (85.1)8.8% (77.2)11.1% (80.7)1.4% (87.8) 1.4%
2012Angels62.0% (91.1)17.3% (83.2)3.8% (86.8)7.7% (75.9)8.4% (79.3)0.7% (81.3)  
2013Angels77.8% (95.1)22.2% (89.0)      
Total- - -60.6% (91.0)15.6% (82.9)4.3% (85.3)8.4% (76.6)10.2% (79.6)0.9% (85.7) 0.6%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2009Diamondbacks56.4 %0.9 %    14.6 %10.9 %  17.3 %   
2010Diamondbacks46.2 %7.6 %5.0 %0.7 % 6.4 %15.3 %7.3 %  11.6 %   
2012Angels33.3 %17.4 %5.8 %0.2 % 8.5 %17.2 %8.0 %  9.4 %  0.2 %
2013Angels     77.8 %22.2 %       
Total- - -41.4 %11.0 %4.7 %0.4 % 7.2 %16.1 %7.9 %  11.2 %  0.1 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2009Diamondbacks91.481.6    82.276.0  77.9  
2010Diamondbacks90.788.084.687.6 91.381.977.4  81.6  
2012Angels91.390.789.784.0 89.883.275.8  79.6  
2013Angels     95.089.2      
Total- - -91.089.887.386.7 90.982.676.5  80.2  

SeasonTeamFA%FC%FS%SI%CH%SL%CU%CS%KN%SB%XX%
2009Diamondbacks43.6 %4.6 %0.9 %14.6 %13.6 %10.9 %11.8 %    
2010Diamondbacks38.4 %7.6 %0.9 %20.8 %10.6 %12.3 %9.4 %    
2012Angels35.8 %4.8 %0.7 %24.9 %8.0 %16.7 %8.5 %   0.5 %
2013Angels   77.8 % 22.2 %     
Total- - -37.6 %6.0 %0.8 %22.4 %9.7 %14.1 %9.2 %   0.2 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFCvFSvSIvCHvSLvCUvCSvKNvSB
2009Diamondbacks92.582.085.290.177.182.677.0   
2010Diamondbacks91.686.088.290.481.283.077.7   
2012Angels92.289.181.690.780.083.676.6   
2013Angels   96.2 90.3    
Total- - -92.086.785.390.780.183.477.2   

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2009Diamondbacks-0.40.50.00.9-1.3  -0.663.42-0.208.22-8.02  
2010Diamondbacks-0.9-1.71.10.7-2.0-0.9 -0.36-2.725.401.88-4.32-15.25 
2012Angels0.4-1.9-1.10.4-0.70.1 0.14-2.65-6.911.20-1.982.38 
2013Angels0.30.0     4.70-1.20     
Total- - --0.6-3.10.02.0-4.0-0.8 -0.11-2.09-0.092.48-4.09-9.38 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2009Diamondbacks-0.4-0.1    0.00.8  -0.7  
2010Diamondbacks-2.40.80.7-0.5 -1.7-1.71.1  0.0  
2012Angels0.7-1.10.80.0 -0.4-2.0-0.2  -0.6  
2013Angels     0.30.0      
Total- - --2.1-0.41.4-0.5 -1.7-3.81.7  -1.3  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2009Diamondbacks-0.57-5.07    0.156.79  -3.84  
2010Diamondbacks-1.232.403.12-16.83 -6.19-2.653.64  -0.05  
2012Angels0.48-1.553.223.52 -1.15-2.88-0.74  -1.50  
2013Angels     4.69-1.19      
Total- - --0.53-0.383.17-11.75 -2.53-2.442.24  -1.25  

SeasonTeamwFAwFCwFSwSIwCHwSLwCUwCSwKNwSB
2009Diamondbacks-1.80.0-0.11.5 0.50.9   
2010Diamondbacks-1.50.5-0.51.0 -2.71.5   
2012Angels3.1-1.20.1-2.0 -1.5-0.2   
2013Angels   0.3 0.0    
Total- - --0.2-0.7-0.50.8 -3.72.1   

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFC/CwFS/CwSI/CwCH/CwSL/CwCU/CwCS/CwKN/CwSB/C
2009Diamondbacks-3.84-0.20-6.259.14-8.144.416.56   
2010Diamondbacks-0.931.49-12.451.16-4.62-5.173.74   
2012Angels2.10-6.072.38-1.94-1.70-2.20-0.69   
2013Angels   4.70 -1.20    
Total- - --0.07-1.31-6.120.38-4.15-2.742.40   

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2009Diamondbacks24.0 %55.0 %40.9 %41.7 %87.9 %75.6 %54.6 %60.0 %10.0 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %44.8 %62.5 %87.8 %80.5 %48.3 %58.2 %8.7 %
2010Diamondbacks27.1 %59.1 %42.9 %60.3 %87.1 %78.6 %49.5 %57.6 %9.1 %
2010Average28.7 %64.4 %44.9 %66.8 %88.1 %80.7 %45.4 %58.8 %8.6 %
2012Angels26.9 %61.9 %42.8 %54.1 %91.5 %78.7 %45.4 %54.7 %9.1 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Angels25.0 %60.0 %44.4 %100.0 %66.7 %75.0 %55.6 % 11.1 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
Total- - -26.7 %59.7 %42.7 %56.1 %88.8 %78.2 %48.4 %56.5 %9.2 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2009Diamondbacks25.0 %53.2 %40.9 %41.7 %90.9 %77.8 %56.4 %19.3
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Diamondbacks26.0 %58.6 %42.9 %56.6 %87.6 %78.6 %51.9 %19.7
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2012Angels26.4 %59.2 %42.8 %52.7 %91.0 %79.1 %49.8 %22.4
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Angels25.0 %60.0 %44.4 %100.0 %66.7 %75.0 %55.6 %19.3
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
Total- - -26.1 %58.2 %42.6 %53.7 %89.2 %78.7 %51.5 %20.8

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2009Diamondbacks24.4 %52.3 %40.9 %36.4 %91.2 %77.8 %59.1 %19.8
2010Diamondbacks24.6 %58.7 %42.5 %56.0 %87.1 %78.6 %52.6 %20.5
2012Angels26.2 %60.1 %42.9 %52.7 %91.0 %79.1 %49.2 %23.6
2013Angels25.0 %60.0 %44.4 %100.0 %66.7 %75.0 %55.6 %19.3
Total- - -25.3 %58.4 %42.5 %53.0 %89.0 %78.7 %51.9 %21.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2006Diamondbacks (R)C4444390.0368201  4    46137   
2007Diamondbacks (A+)C5959514.13933210  1    37209   
2008Diamondbacks (AA)C7875644.1525477  6    56245   
2009Diamondbacks (AAA)C7971638.0475596  7    57245   
2009DiamondbacksC8653.04530000000 62031.000 
2010Diamondbacks (AAA)C3029255.2157163  1    2166   
2010DiamondbacksC3327239.1189100000200 2134211.000 
2011Orioles (AAA)C7874663.2486356  7    44177   
2011Diamondbacks (AAA)C10983.15952  1    621   
2012Orioles (AAA)C10986.16052  1    641   
2012Angels (AAA)C2524215.2175133  2    2280   
2012AngelsC3827253.219590000101 3051101.000 
2013Angels (AAA)C6766569.0471333  2    57137   
2013AngelsC101.0100000000 00001.000 
2014Angels (AAA)C6665562.1450302  6    56253   
2015Phillies (AA)C118.0200  0    100   
2015Phillies (AAA)C9663.05030  0    720   
Total- - -C8060547.0430220000301 57105341.000 
2009Diamondbacks (AAA)1B101.2400  0          
2011Orioles (AAA)1B203.0410  0          

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2009DiamondbacksC53.00  0 0    2-0.2        
2010DiamondbacksC239.1-2  -2 -5    13-3.3 -2      
2012AngelsC253.2-3  1 -3    150.8 -2      
2013AngelsC1.00  0 0              
Total- - -C547.0-5  -1 -8    30-2.6 -4      

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012AngelsC253.20.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (7)50.0%     (2)50.0%      (2)85.7%      (7)
Total- - -C547.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (7)50.0%     (2)50.0%      (2)85.7%      (7)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2010Diamondbacks239.1104134383832353236-2
2012Angels253.293737403234334036-2
Total- - -493.0193936393533343636-4

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2009Diamondbacks-0.6-0.1-0.20.5-0.70.30.00.90.50.1$0.4 
2010Diamondbacks-4.30.3-5.32.1-4.0-3.20.23.1-3.9-0.4($2.4) 
2012Angels-2.60.1-2.22.2-2.50.00.32.80.60.1$0.4 
2013Angels0.30.00.0-0.10.3-0.10.00.00.20.0$0.2 
Total- - --7.20.3-7.64.6-6.9-3.10.66.9-2.5-0.3($1.5) 

  • $0.2m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Philadelphia Phillies on 11/13/2014 (Minor League)
    • 2015: $0M
    • Agent / Agency: CSE
    • Originally Reported By: Jeff Todd
    • Source: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on 3/2/2013 (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com, Hat Tip: baseballplayersalaries.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2006 June Amateur Draft - Round: 13, Pick: 11, Overall: 387
    • Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
    • School: Stanford U
  • 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 33, Pick: 28, Overall: 1008
    • Team: Boston Red Sox
    • School: Stanford U, CA