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Report: Phillies "Ready To Deal Veterans", Eat Money

Photo: Philliedelphia/Steve Trapani The Phillies have been relatively aggressive thus far this offseason, which technically has not begin yet, since as many as five games of the World Series remain. The Phillies re-signed free-agent-to-be Grady Sizemore and minor league catcher John Hester. Additionally, the Phillies outrighted outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr.,...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies To Sign Catcher John Hester

The Phillies began adding offseason catching depth by adding a cather on a minor league deal. John Hester, most recently with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, has agreed to join the Phillies on a minor league deal with Spring Training invite, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish:...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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'm all for playing...
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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 the...
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May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Hester hopes to make most of playing time

John Hester not only assumed Chris Snyder's corner locker in the Chase Field home clubhouse on Monday, he also replicated Snyder's knack for relaying the well-timed one-liner.
August 02, 2010  |  Discuss

Hester back to bigs as backup catcher

John Hester was just getting settled in at Triple-A Reno, which opened its season last Thursday, when he got called into manager Brett Butler's office Saturday night.
April 11, 2010  |  Discuss

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