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John Hester
Birthdate: 9/14/1983 (31 y, 2 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
Contract: $0.2M / 1 Years (2015)
RotoWire News: The Phillies have signed Hester to a minor league contract with an invite to spring training, Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports. (10/23/2014)



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 %.118.263.212.287.329.27777-0.1-2.70.00.0
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
2014Angels (AAA)712736312939.5 %25.6 %.149.341.261.338.411.33495    
2015Steamer0100007.2 %26.7 %.104.277.212.272.315.265710.00.00.00.0
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
2014Angels (AAA)7124127363401616312926170321930.261
2015Steamer0110000000000000 00.212
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 %0.32.212.287.329.617.1182.5.2630.0-0.18-2.9.27777
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 %1.00.0001.000.0001.000.0002.6.000 0.000.3.690361
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
2015Steamer7.2 %26.7 %0.27.212.272.315.588.1043.6.2770.00.000.0.26571
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- - --7.20.2-7.64.6-6.9-3.10.56.9-2.5-0.3($1.0) 

  • $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
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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