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John HicksTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Detroit Tigers MLB Years: 2015-2018
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PositionsC-508, 1B-51, DH-14, RF-3, LF-2, 3B-2Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Austin Hicks
Height6-1Weight182BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 31,1989 [28.268]PlaceSandy Hook,Virginia
High SchoolGoochland (Goochland,VA)
CollegeUniversity of Virginia (Charlottesville,VA)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] in the 4th round (123rd overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Los Angeles Angels [Team Picks] in the 31st round (949th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$240,000Signing ScoutsMike MoriartyService Time1.001 (2017)
MLB DebutAugust 29,2015 [25.363]
OrganizationsSEA [5] DET [3] MIN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID142911Retrosheet IDhickj001MLBAM ID543308
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed70Power66Contact41XBH65RBIs69Runs63Hitting64Durability43Team.506Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009VirginiaACCNCAA-1Fr8c1964254517813383965104055103.307.344.476.82012124275.338.169.213.3573.6414.554.002.9131.7530.77
2010VirginiaACCNCAA-1So8c2063244597520084891162963205.307.362.488.85011928271.321.181.279.3725.9010.701.812.9530.5037.33
2011VirginiaACCNCAA-1Jr8c2168277529221185954181950809.332.373.502.87513930308.326.170.238.3785.846.171.062.6034.6332.61
2011Clinton LumberKingsMidwAsea8c21381392143922262351710303.309.331.446.7776213148.333.137.165.3363.3811.493.401.3569.5030.23
2012High Desert MavericksCalifA+sea8c221215068715832215792282873301211.312.351.472.82323949538.341.160.243.3565.2013.572.612.7933.7331.01
2013Jackson GeneralsSouAAseac23802964070141429134226261208.236.301.331.6329819327.284.095.199.2846.7318.962.821.2274.0027.14
2014Jackson GeneralsSouAAsea8c2453189295610232763204201106.296.362.418.7807915211.366.122.243.3479.4819.912.101.4263.0026.79
2014Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea18c24281011328212201072420203.277.330.376.706385112.338.099.178.3156.2521.433.431.7950.5017.86
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         81290428412354773276621309.290.351.403.75411720323.356.113.221.3368.3620.432.441.5558.0023.81
2015Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea6c2583298397315163592177101406.245.282.362.64410822320.298.117.198.2805.3122.194.181.8849.6730.14
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea6c2517321210011111801000.063.091.094.1853134.143.031.063.0862.9452.9418.000.000.0050.00
2016Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet41c2614497191114104900102.388.426.510.93625354.450.122.224.4017.4116.672.251.8549.0015.79
2016Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet9c2670241387320084231175933003.303.356.485.84111728264.374.182.261.3626.4422.353.473.0330.1338.36
2016Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin18c26933182011001500002.242.265.394.65913334.259.152.182.2822.9414.715.002.9433.0037.50
2016Totals for IL-IL         79274398122094331186433005.296.346.474.82013031298.358.178.252.3526.0421.483.563.0230.4438.27
2016Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         9332346100231104741227333107.310.358.480.83815534352.373.170.248.3606.2520.743.322.8432.3034.00
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet55c2612111000000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.500.6210.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2017Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet9c275220821561017355345411407.269.281.428.7098918218.325.159.188.2971.8324.7713.503.2129.7132.14
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet55c2760173254612062221135130105.266.326.439.7657618190.342.173.254.3286.8426.843.923.1628.8339.13
2018Detroit TigersALMLBdet1b28291081730805170083000104.278.325.491.8165313117.338.213.287.3496.8425.643.754.2721.6043.33
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1073154479220114032229931209.251.304.425.72913433343.329.174.248.0006.4128.864.503.2128.6441.77
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter54820602965841151149298622412541616718251.283.327.421.7488681752226.332.138.217.0005.6218.693.332.2042.0429.97
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter24288111223849324133186462136510021.270.308.414.72236576948.327.144.210.0004.8522.474.632.5336.7131.93
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1475347614525486020746113624016.272.334.378.71220237592.329.106.217.0007.7719.092.461.3566.7525.52
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1215068715832215792282873301211.312.351.472.82323949538.341.160.243.0005.2013.572.612.7933.7331.01
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter381392143922262351710303.309.331.446.7776213148.333.137.165.0003.3811.493.401.3569.5030.23
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter195775162245544241462010448816811017.316.361.489.85037982854.328.173.243.0005.1510.302.002.8132.2933.47
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter902834377210113921218130209.272.327.463.79013132309.342.191.269.0006.8026.213.863.5625.7341.56
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter17321210011111801000.063.091.094.1853134.143.031.063.0002.9452.9418.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624776712033017615333150523014.251.304.425.72920350519.329.174.248.0006.4128.864.503.2128.6441.77
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260988173343148818737123525115.283.327.421.74825752658.332.138.217.0005.6218.693.332.2042.0429.97

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011Clinton LumberKings MidwAsea21C38--3073313341340.9978.95-241955.8638100.027.3
2012High Desert Mavericks CalifA+sea22C98--76292811862854.9918.71-495746.22012181.070.0
2013Jackson Generals SouAAsea23C79--5746245640636.9948.05-363550.7178098.858.5
2014Jackson Generals SouAAsea24C43--2863116318317.9977.37-221756.425381.130.9
2014Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea24C28--2101711228227.9968.11-20969.0-28100.019.4
2015Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25C67--4186194488479.9827.15-423356.058380.746.5
2015Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea251B11--675357572.9606.55------8313.37.6
2015Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25LF1---------------831.20.7
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25C1410887210118382.9885.860.935550.0-1782.48.6
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25DH2---------------1711.81.2
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea253B1-21---111.0001.000.50-----175.90.6
2016Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet26C11--8511--96961.0008.73-9469.2-1478.67.8
2016Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet261B2--184132322.95711.00------1414.31.4
2016Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26C66--4823745523519.9927.86-372460.777094.345.8
2016Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin26C9--6321-6665.9857.22-4357.119100.06.3
2016Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet263B1---------------701.40.7
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet261B1-331--441.0004.001.33-----1100.00.6
2017Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27C37--2871721306304.9938.22-271662.825271.226.2
2017Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet271B11--831-984841.0007.64------5221.27.8
2017Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27RF3--3---331.0001.00------525.82.1
2017Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27LF1--2---221.0002.00------521.90.7
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet271B261918116412220178176.9896.770.97-----6043.316.0
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet27C1812115119931131128.9777.111.114266.716030.011.1
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet27DH12---------------6020.07.4
MLB Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C32222031911942214210.9816.561.039756.31320.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B271918416713220182180.9896.670.98-----270.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH14---------------140.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1-21---111.0001.000.50-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C207--1460134171116111594.9897.70-1308560.5152070.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B22--1506314159156.9817.09------220.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3--3---331.0001.00------30.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF2--2---221.0001.00------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C133--94510451110541049.9957.89-675654.5191330.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--184132322.95711.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C98--76292811862854.9918.71-495746.220980.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C38--3073313341340.9978.95-241955.86380.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011Clinton LumberKings MidwAsea21-38---------
2012High Desert Mavericks CalifA+sea22-98---------
2013Jackson Generals SouAAsea23-79---------
2014Jackson Generals SouAAsea24-43---------
2014Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea24-28---------
2015Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25-6711---1----
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25-14---1----2
2016Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet26-112--------
2016Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26-66---1-----
2016Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin26-9---------
2016Detroit TigersALMLBdet26--1--------
2017Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27-3711---1-3--
2017Detroit TigersALMLBdet27-1826-------12

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege202899102210196062122100.222.278.263.541262110.269.041.1625.4519.093.500.9199.009.09
2012Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB22221200110000000001.0001.0002.5003.5005121.0001.5001.5000.000.000.0050.002.0050.00
2013Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB23910361004000200000.600.600.7001.3007110.750.100.1000.0020.000.000.000.0016.67
2014Surprise SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor24134691440211206700000.304.385.522.90724652.324.218.39111.5413.461.173.8523.0042.86
2014Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2441200000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Seattle MarinersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2589031001001100000.333.400.444.8444110.375.111.22210.0010.001.000.000.0033.33
2016Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB261223071003000700100.304.292.348.6408124.412.044.0430.0029.170.000.000.0014.29
2017Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB271625231013000500000.120.120.280.4007225.105.160.1600.0020.000.004.0025.0066.67
2018Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28195171562181001610002.294.308.549.85728952.412.255.2750.0030.770.001.9251.0060.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs134691440211206700000.304.385.522.90724652.324.218.39111.5413.461.173.8523.0042.86
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs2899102210196062122100.222.278.263.541262110.269.041.1625.4519.093.500.9199.009.09
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs7012115361023201013110102.298.306.488.7945915124.375.190.2070.8125.0031.002.4240.3341.67

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2011Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (C)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-07-311BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Toledo (AAA)27.334Team Roster on 2017-07-31
2017-06-291BDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)27.302Team Roster on 2017-06-29
2017-06-161BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Toledo (AAA)27.289Team Roster on 2017-06-16
2017-05-231BDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)27.265Team Roster on 2017-05-23
2017-05-201BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Toledo (AAA)27.262Team Roster on 2017-05-20
2017-05-021BDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)27.244Team Roster on 2017-05-02
2017-04-221BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Toledo (AAA)27.234Team Roster on 2017-04-22
2017-04-061BDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)27.218Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2017-03-261BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to minors27.207Team Roster on 2017-03-26
2016-09-011BDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Toledo (AAA)27.001Team Roster on 2016-09-01
2016-05-18CDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Toledo (AAA)26.260Team Roster on 2016-05-18
2016-04-23CDetroit TigersErie (AA)YMinors--Claimed off waivers from Twins by Tigers26.235Team Roster on 2016-04-23
2016-03-26CMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)26.207Team Roster on 2016-03-26
2015-12-02CMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Mariners by Twins26.093Team Roster on 2015-12-02
2015-11-24CSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment26.085Team Roster on 2015-11-24
2015-08-28CSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Tacoma (AAA)25.362Team Roster on 2015-08-28
2015-04-09CSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)25.221Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-03-31CSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YMinors--Sent to minors25.212Team Roster on 2015-03-31
2014-11-24CSeattle MarinersSeattle Mariners (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors25.085Team Roster on 2014-11-24
2014-07-10CSeattle MarinersTacoma (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Tacoma (AAA)24.313Team Roster on 2014-07-10
2013-06-04CSeattle MarinersJackson (AA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL23.277Team Roster on 2013-06-04
2013-05-21CSeattle MarinersJackson (AA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured23.263Team Roster on 2013-05-21
2013-04-07CSeattle MarinersJackson (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Jackson (AA)23.219Team Roster on 2013-04-07
2012-06-09CSeattle MarinersHigh Desert (A+)-Minors--22.282Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-07-06ContractSigned by Mariners 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2011Seattle Mariners-21240,000-------240,000Signing Bonus out of 2011 Draft (4th round - 123rd overall)
2015Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll25507,5000.03878440-3,571,283507,500747,500
2016Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26507,5000.06977135-3,498,245507,5001,255,000
2017Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27535,0001.00181935-3,651,709535,0001,790,000
2018Detroit TigersTeam Payroll28551,300-65920184,360,045545,0002,341,300
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red