JOHN HESTER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Game Recap 7/1/12: That Canada guy is a jerk - Angels 10, Blue Jays 6

To think, I used to think Canadians were such a nice, calm, polite people.  OK, maybe they are, but that one Canada guy (no, not that one, the other... no, the other other one) had to go and try and decapitate John Hester. GIF courtesy of @SAJagfire That "Canada" guy is actually Brett Lawrie, who already has a rep for being a giant jerk and this will not help.  I...
Via Monkey with a Halo
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

GIF: Toronto's Lawrie tries to take Angels' John Hester's head off

If you missed it earlier today, known red-ass Brett Lawrie of the Toronto Blue Jays took it upon himself to try and decaptitate Angels catcher John Hester.  In Lawrie's defense, there was going to be a play at the plate and he made a snap decision.  However, the decision he made was a decidedly dirty one as you can see in the GIF below: GIF courtesy of @SAJagfire...
Via The Outside Corner
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Baltimore Adds Underrated Prospect Mike Belfiore

It’s a small ripple in a very large pond but the Baltimore Orioles front office made another astute move involving a lesser known prospect. I originally complimented the organization back in the spring when it signed former Arizona Diamondbacks catching prospect John Hester (who was later released and is now playing at the big league level with the Angels) and then again when...
Via Fangraphs
May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Angels add C Hester, starter Iannetta has surgery

The Los Angeles Angels have purchased the contract of catcher John Hester from Triple-A Salt Lake. Los Angeles made the move Friday, the same day starting catcher Chris Iannetta underwent surgery on his broken right wrist. Iannetta, who got hit by a pitch May 2, was put on the disabled list Thursday. Bobby Wilson was the starting catcher Friday night in the opener of a three-game...
Via AP on Fox
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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