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John Hicks CTigers

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2017 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 27)
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Birth Date8-31-1989
Height6' 2"
Weight230 lbs
Age27 years, 11 months, 22 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2013
2014
-0.72015
0.02016
0.42017
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2015 SEA 25 17 34 32 1 2 1 0 0 3 1 18 0 0 1 1 1 1 .062 .091 .094 .063 -5.1 -1.0 -0.7
2016 DET 26 1 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 .456 0.2 0.0 0.0
2017 DET 27 36 108 101 17 31 10 0 4 53 6 26 0 1 0 16 1 1 .307 .343 .525 .282 4.4 -0.3 0.4
Career5414413519341204587440111722.252.287.430.233-0.5-1.3-0.2

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2011 CLN A 38 148 .307 .256 .320 .379 .265 .333 94 7.4 4.3 2.6 -0.8 1.1 15.4 1.5 15.4 1.5
2012 HDS A+ 121 538 .276 .272 .336 .427 .277 .341 113 9.7 16.1 5.6 1.8 1.1 32.4 3.4 32.4 3.4
2013 WTN AA 80 327 .231 .243 .319 .362 .256 .284 102 -9.6 8.9 5.4 8.9 -0.6 4.0 1.4 4.0 1.4
2014 WTN AA 53 211 .282 .250 .322 .378 .264 .366 101 4.8 5.8 2.1 -2.4 -0.0 12.6 1.1 12.6 1.1
2014 TAC AAA 28 112 .258 .275 .342 .435 .271 .338 92 -0.3 3.4 2 -1.1 1.2 6.3 0.5 6.3 0.5
2015 SEA MLB 17 34 .063 .248 .312 .414 .261 .143 96 -6.5 0.9 0.5 -1.0 0.0 -5.1 -0.7 -5.1 -0.7
2015 TAC AAA 83 320 .236 .272 .333 .414 .266 .298 107 -8.2 8.9 3.6 1.1 3.0 7.2 0.8 7.2 0.8
2016 DET MLB 1 2 .456 .225 .277 .348 .222 .500 109 0.4 0.1 0 0.0 -0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2016 ERI AA 14 54 .322 .255 .328 .381 .258 .450 110 3.4 1.5 0.5 0.8 0.4 5.7 0.7 5.7 0.7
2016 ROC AAA 9 34 .211 .230 .291 .334 .235 .259 94 -1.7 1.0 0.6 1.1 -0.1 -0.3 0.1 -0.3 0.1
2016 TOL AAA 70 264 .296 .252 .316 .372 .252 .374 98 9.9 7.4 4.2 0.2 -1.3 20.2 2.1 20.2 2.1
2017 DET MLB 36 108 .282 .253 .323 .428 .258 .375 109 2.5 3.2 -0.7 -0.3 -0.6 4.4 0.4 4.4 0.4
2017 TOL AAA 52 218 .253 .255 .324 .392 .254 .325 94 -1.8 6.6 1.4 0.7 -0.5 5.6 0.6 5.6 0.6

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2011 CLN A 148 21 43 9 2 2 26 5 17 2 3 .309 .331 .446 .137 .307 15.4 -0.8 1.5
2012 HDS A+ 538 87 158 32 2 15 79 28 73 22 8 .312 .351 .472 .160 .276 32.4 1.8 3.4
2013 WTN AA 327 40 70 14 1 4 29 22 62 13 4 .236 .301 .331 .095 .231 4.0 8.9 1.4
2014 WTN AA 211 29 56 10 2 3 27 20 42 6 3 .296 .362 .418 .122 .282 12.6 -2.4 1.1
2014 TAC AAA 112 13 28 2 1 2 20 7 24 1 0 .277 .330 .376 .099 .258 6.3 -1.1 0.5
2015 SEA MLB 34 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 18 1 1 .062 .091 .094 .031 .063 -5.1 -1.0 -0.7
2015 TAC AAA 320 39 73 15 1 6 35 17 71 9 2 .245 .282 .362 .117 .236 7.2 1.1 0.8
2016 ROC AAA 34 1 8 2 0 1 1 1 5 0 0 .242 .265 .394 .152 .211 -0.3 1.1 0.1
2016 TOL AAA 264 38 73 20 0 8 42 17 59 3 1 .303 .356 .485 .183 .296 20.2 0.2 2.1
2016 DET MLB 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 .500 .456 0.2 0.0 0.0
2016 ERI AA 54 7 19 1 1 1 4 4 9 1 0 .388 .426 .510 .122 .322 5.7 0.8 0.7
2017 TOL AAA 218 21 56 10 1 7 35 4 54 5 3 .269 .281 .428 .159 .253 5.6 0.7 0.6
2017 DET MLB 108 17 31 10 0 4 16 6 26 1 1 .307 .343 .525 .218 .282 4.4 -0.3 0.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2015 140 0.4214 0.5571 0.6282 0.7288 0.4321 0.7674 0.4571 0.3718 49 0.003763
2016 9 0.5556 0.5556 0.8000 0.8000 0.2500 1.0000 0.0000 0.2000 0 0.000000
2017 419 0.4702 0.5919 0.6935 0.7817 0.4234 0.7597 0.5851 0.3065 0 0.000000
Career5680.45950.58270.67910.7690.42280.76540.54430.320912.07750.0009

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-05-20 2013-06-01 Minors 12 0 Right Groin Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 DET $
2016 MIN $
2015 SEA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 69 d1 year (2017)

Details
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Detroit 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Claimed by Minnesota off waivers 12/2/15 after being DFA by Seattle 11/23/15. Signed by Minnesota 3/2/16. Claimed by Detroit off waivers from Minnesota 4/23/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by Seattle 11/20/14. Signed by Seattle 3/15.
  • Drafted by Seattle 2011 (4-123) (Virginia). $0.24M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .071 .071 .071 .068
11 vs R (Multi) .136 .174 .273 .128
18 Split (Multi) .065 .102 .201 .060
19 LgAvg (Multi) -.010 -.021 -.029 -.017
30 vs L (2016) .000 .000 .000 .015
31 vs R (2016) 1.000 1.000 2.000 .896
38 Split (2016) 1.000 1.000 2.000 .882
39 LgAvg (2016) -.008 -.018 -.027 -.016

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BP Articles

John Hicks is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
What You Need to Know: The Slugger Who Was PromisedNicolas Stellini2017-08-16
Expert FAAB Review: Week 19Mike Gianella2017-08-08
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Fantasy FalloutBP Fantasy Staff2017-08-02
Expert FAAB Review: Week 10Mike Gianella2017-06-06
Expert FAAB Review: Week 5Mike Gianella2017-05-02
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessDeep League Report: Week 4Scooter Hotz2017-04-26
Expert FAAB Review: Week 4Mike Gianella2017-04-25
What You Need to Know: Funk BlastAshley Varela2017-04-24
Rumor Roundup: You're a Mean One, Mr. GrinchAshley Varela2016-12-19
Life at the Margins: Catching DownRian Watt2016-03-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Chris Iannetta As UpgradeR.J. Anderson2015-11-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Sometimes You Hit the Road, Sometimes the Road Hits YouChristopher Crawford2015-08-31
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Sometimes You Hit the Road, Sometimes the Road Hits YouR.J. Anderson2015-08-31
This article requires BP Premium accessField Generals: Managing Across the UniverseIan Frazer2015-06-25
This article requires BP Premium accessNotes from the Field: Astros, Mariners, and Padres ProspectsBrendan Gawlowski2015-05-13
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Seattle Mariners Top 10 ProspectsJordan Gorosh2015-01-30
This article requires BP Premium access2015 Prospects: Seattle Mariners Top 10 ProspectsBP Prospect Staff2015-01-30
This article requires BP Premium accessThe 40-Man Additions: American LeagueTucker Blair2014-11-24
This article requires BP Premium accessThe 40-Man Additions: American LeagueJeff Moore2014-11-24


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Advanced Catching Metrics

Year Lg Framing Chances CSAA Framing Runs Blocking Chances EPAA Blocking Runs SB Attempts SRAA TRAA Throwing Runs FRAA Adj. FRAA
2011 afx 0 .000 0.0 1701 .002 -0.9 36 -.019 -.002 0.4 -0.5 -0.8
2012 afa 0 .000 0.0 3977 .003 -3.5 80 -.116 -.003 6.0 2.5 1.8
2013 aax 5467 .006 5.0 3251 .001 -1.2 64 -.088 -.003 3.6 7.4 8.9
2014 aax 3094 -.009 -3.9 1882 -.000 0.3 33 -.040 -.011 1.0 -2.6 -2.4
2014 aaa 2050 -.006 -1.9 1222 -.000 0.0 26 -.003 .000 0.1 -1.8 -1.1
2015 mlb 659 -.011 -1.0 466 .001 -0.1 8 -.034 .000 0.1 -0.9 -1.0
2015 aaa 4904 -.002 -1.6 2756 .000 -0.3 66 -.042 .001 1.8 -0.2 1.1
2016 aaa 5576 .002 1.3 0 .000 0.0 59 -.033 .000 1.2 2.5 1.3
2016 aax 829 .001 0.1 0 .000 0.0 12 .001 .003 -0.0 0.1 0.8
2017 mlb 510 .002 0.1 340 .002 -0.2 4 .012 .001 -0.0 -0.1 -0.3
2017 aaa 2674 .006 2.5 0 .000 0.0 35 -.002 .000 0.1 2.5 0.7

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