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John Hester
Birthdate: 9/14/1983 (30 y, 11 m, 13 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
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RotoWire News: Hester (hand) cleared waivers and has been outrighted off the 40-man roster to Triple-A Salt Lake. (3/8/2014)



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 %.179.300.250.300.429.31885-0.2-0.80.30.0
2010Diamondbacks (AAA)3715973429210.1 %16.4 %.297.411.370.440.667.467179    
2010Diamondbacks38106297110.4 %30.2 %.137.295.211.292.347.285660.6-3.7-3.2-0.4
2011Diamondbacks (AAA)104314509.3 %14.0 %.158.281.263.326.421.32882    
2011Orioles (AAA)823105222508.7 %23.9 %.090.325.251.324.341.30685    
2012Angels (AAA)26105371308.6 %30.5 %.185.288.217.282.402.29770    
2012Orioles (AAA)103817107.9 %21.1 %.206.320.265.342.471.365127    
2012Angels3995314408.4 %26.3 %.118.263.212.287.329.27776-0.1-2.70.00.0
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
2014Steamer83013307.4 %26.6 %.116.282.217.278.332.272720.0-1.00.50.1
2014Oliver14360011535327.5 %32.7 %.110.284.198.261.308.25661-1.4-28.39.80.1
2014ZiPS822966302316.8 %29.7 %.110.278.206.261.316.25862-0.8-13.60.0-0.4
2014Angels (AAA)682606312939.6 %25.8 %.157.348.266.344.424.341100    
2014Steamer (R)1601107.4 %26.0 %.110.280.217.279.327.272750.0-0.20.10.0
2014Steamer (U)1601107.4 %26.0 %.110.280.217.279.327.272750.0-0.20.10.0
Total- - -932326281519.5 %27.6 %.135.283.216.294.351.288740.2-6.9-3.1-0.3


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
2012Angels (AAA)269210520114237139032022101.217
2012Orioles (AAA)1034389440171308100100.265
2012Angels39859518141031448025101100.212
2013Angels (AAA)74253284603813184029270750311131.237
2013Angels1010000010100000000.000
2014Steamer827306410133208000 00.217
2014Oliver143546600108722321153534501963321322.198
2014ZiPS8227229656391016302320088121 12.206
2014Angels (AAA)6822926061381616312925167321930.266
2014Steamer (R)1561100011002000 00.217
2014Steamer (U)1561100011002000 00.217
Total- - -9320823245291006281522164101310.216

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
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 %0.29.250.300.429.729.1791.9.300-0.20.03-0.3.31885
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 -1.53816.8.467179
2010Diamondbacks10.4 %30.2 %0.34.211.292.347.640.1373.1.2950.40.19-3.1.28566
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 -1.431-5.2.30685
2012Angels (AAA)8.6 %30.5 %0.28.217.282.402.684.1853.6.288 -0.510-4.1.29770
2012Orioles (AAA)7.9 %21.1 %0.38.265.342.471.813.2062.6.320 0.051.2.365127
2012Angels8.4 %26.3 %0.32.212.287.329.617.1182.5.2630.0-0.18-2.9.27776
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 %1.00.0001.000.0001.000.0002.6.000 0.000.3.690361
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Steamer7.4 %26.6 %0.28.217.278.332.610.1161.3.2820.00.02-1.0.27272
2014Oliver7.5 %32.7 %0.23.198.261.308.569.1103.2.284-0.6-0.839-27.2.25661
2014ZiPS6.8 %29.7 %0.23.206.261.316.577.1103.1.278 -0.819-13.0.25862
2014Angels (AAA)9.6 %25.8 %0.37.266.344.424.767.1574.7.348 0.634-0.1.341100
2014Steamer (R)7.4 %26.0 %0.28.217.279.327.606.1103.6.2800.00.00-0.2.27275
2014Steamer (U)7.4 %26.0 %0.28.217.279.327.606.1103.6.2800.00.00-0.2.27275
Total- - -9.5 %27.6 %0.34.216.294.351.645.1353.0.2830.20.021-5.9.28874

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2009Diamondbacks0.6414.3 %33.3 %52.4 %0.0 %9.1 %0.0 %0.0 %
2010Diamondbacks0.7619.0 %34.9 %46.0 %20.7 %6.9 %9.1 %0.0 %
2012Angels0.9620.3 %39.0 %40.7 %8.3 %12.5 %8.7 %50.0 %
2013Angels0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -0.8118.9 %36.4 %44.8 %12.5 %9.4 %7.7 %50.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2009Diamondbacks711300003872110
2010Diamondbacks2229126200159269428
2012Angels2324122221162254416
2013Angels0000000459
Total- - -5264278421363600963

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2009Diamondbacks0.11-0.420.530.940.100.851.3660.16-0.03
2010Diamondbacks-0.63-1.781.15-5.17-0.460.880.485-0.37-0.35
2012Angels-0.52-1.771.25-6.59-0.670.961.241-0.48-0.07
2013Angels0.000.000.000.120.010.000.0010.00 
Total- - --1.05-3.982.93-10.70-1.020.900.9113-0.70-0.47

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 %   
2010Diamondbacks45.8 %7.5 %4.9 %0.7 % 6.3 %15.2 %7.2 %  11.5 %   
2012Angels33.3 %17.4 %5.8 %0.2 % 8.5 %17.2 %8.0 %  9.4 %  0.2 %
2013Angels     77.8 %22.2 %       
Total- - -41.2 %10.9 %4.7 %0.4 % 7.2 %16.0 %7.9 %  11.1 %  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  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2009Diamondbacks-0.40.50.00.9-1.3  -0.663.41-0.208.21-8.02  
2010Diamondbacks-0.9-1.71.10.7-2.0-0.9 -0.36-2.725.391.87-4.32-15.25 
2012Angels0.4-1.9-1.10.4-0.70.1 0.15-2.65-6.911.20-1.982.38 
2013Angels0.30.0     4.69-1.19     
Total- - --0.6-3.10.02.0-4.0-0.8 -0.11-2.09-0.092.47-4.09-9.37 

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  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2009Diamondbacks24.5 %55.0 %41.3 %41.7 %87.9 %75.6 %55.1 %60.0 %10.0 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010Diamondbacks28.2 %59.1 %43.8 %60.3 %87.1 %78.6 %50.5 %57.6 %8.9 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2012Angels26.7 %61.9 %42.8 %55.0 %91.5 %79.1 %45.7 %54.7 %9.1 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Angels25.0 %60.0 %44.4 %100.0 %66.7 %75.0 %55.6 % 11.1 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
Total- - -27.1 %59.7 %43.0 %56.5 %88.8 %78.4 %49.0 %56.5 %9.1 %

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

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2009DiamondbacksC8653.04530000000 62031.000 
2010DiamondbacksC3327239.1189100000200 2134211.000 
2012AngelsC3827253.219590000101 3051101.000 
2013AngelsC101.0100000000 00001.000 
Total- - -C8060547.0430220000301 57105341.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2009DiamondbacksC53.00  0 0    2-0.2        
2010DiamondbacksC239.1-2  -2 -5    13-3.3 -2      
2012AngelsC253.2-3  0 -4    150.8 -2      
2013AngelsC1.00  0 0              
Total- - -C547.0-5  -2 -9    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-0.6-0.2-0.20.5-0.80.30.10.90.40.0$0.2 
2010Diamondbacks-4.30.6-5.32.1-3.7-3.20.23.1-3.6-0.4($1.5) 
2012Angels-2.6-0.1-2.22.2-2.70.00.32.80.40.0$0.2 
2013Angels0.30.00.0-0.10.3-0.10.00.00.20.0$0.1 
Total- - --7.20.2-7.64.6-6.9-3.10.56.9-2.6-0.3($1.0) 

SeasonTeamAgeGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2014Oliver3014360011535327.5 %32.7 %.110.284.198.261.308.25661-1.4-28.39.80.1
2015Oliver3114360011525227.7 %32.8 %.110.282.196.261.306.25560-1.0-28.39.80.2
2016Oliver3214360010515127.7 %33.2 %.099.279.192.258.291.24855-1.0-31.59.8-0.2
2017Oliver3314360010504927.7 %33.5 %.097.275.189.254.286.24553-1.0-33.29.8-0.4
2018Oliver341436009484717.7 %34.0 %.092.274.185.251.277.24049-1.2-35.89.8-0.7

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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