Minnesota Twins Needlessly Lost John Hicks to Tigers

Minnesota Twins get sloppy on Hicks roster move Two days ago the news broke that catcher John Hicks had been claimed by the Tiger off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. The team was attempting to open up a spot on their 40 man roster by outrighting Hicks. It wasn’t immediately known why and there was […] Minnesota Twins Needlessly Lost John Hicks to Tigers - Puckett's Pond - Puckett...
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April 26, 2016

Minnesota Twins Waived John Hicks Who Was Picked Up By Tigers

Minnesota Twins waived John Hicks who was picked up by the Tigers John Hicks was one of the Minnesota Twins’ three catchers on their 40 man roster. Yesterday the news broke that Hicks had been quietly placed on outright waivers and was taken by the Tigers #Tigers claim C John Hicks off waivers from #MNTwins. […] Minnesota Twins Waived John Hicks Who Was Picked Up By Tigers -...
Via Puckett's Pond
April 24, 2016

Detroit claims catcher John Hicks off waivers

The Detroit Tigers have claimed catcher John Hicks off waivers. He was put on the waiver wire by the Minnesota Twins. This is according to Mike Beradino. The Twins originally optioned Hicks to Triple-A Rochester on March 26. He hit .304 this spring for the club, but he did not do enough to beat out John Ryan Murphy for the second catcher spot behind Kurt Suzuki. Basically, placing...
Via Today's Knuckleball
April 23, 2016

Mariner catchers gun for the record books

Let’s get right to the point. It’s not often that I use OPS instead of wOBA or wRC+, but sometimes OPS is just easier, like when you’re relying on the Baseball-Reference Play Index. OPS is the inferior statistic, but the correlation is very strong, so, with that out of the way, here are this year’s worst-hitting catchers, by team: Twins, .591 OPS Marlins, .580 Mariners...
Via Fangraphs
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners send C Zunino to Triple-A, call up C Hicks

CHICAGO (AP) The Seattle Mariners optioned struggling catcher Mike Zunino to Triple-A Tacoma on Friday and called up catcher John Hicks from their top affiliate. Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said the team hopes to bring back Zunino to the big league level at some point. He was hitting .174 with 11 home runs and 28 RBIs. ''This is a chance to go down for 10-12 days and take a...
Via Associated Press
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Buckeyes named to FWAA 75th anniversary team

Ohio State football is represented by five all-time greats on the Football Writers Association of America 75th Anniversary All-America team.  Running back Archie Griffin, offensive lineman Orlando Pace and defensive back Jack Tatum made the first team while offensive lineman John Hicks is on the second team and linebacker Chris Spielman is a third-teamer.  Only Nebraska managed...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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