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New Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto reached back into his former Angels team to make his first new free-agent acquisition, signing veteran catcher Chris Iannetta to a one-year Major League contract on Monday.
The Mariners optioned struggling catcher Mike Zunino to Triple-A Tacoma and purchased the contract of John Hicks from Tacoma on Friday.
|November 23, 2015||Seattle Mariners designated C John Hicks for assignment.|
|August 28, 2015||Seattle Mariners recalled C John Hicks from Tacoma Rainiers.|
|March 20, 2015||Seattle Mariners optioned C John Hicks to Tacoma Rainiers.|
|November 20, 2014||Seattle Mariners selected the contract of John Hicks from Tacoma Rainiers.|
|July 8, 2014||C John Hicks assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from Jackson Generals.|
|January 14, 2014||Seattle Mariners invited non-roster C John Hicks to spring training.|
|June 2, 2013||Jackson Generals activated C John Hicks from the 7-day disabled list.|
|May 20, 2013||Jackson Generals placed C John Hicks on the 7-day disabled list.|
|April 3, 2013||C John Hicks assigned to Jackson Generals from High Desert Mavericks.|
|January 11, 2013||Seattle Mariners invited non-roster C John Hicks to spring training.|
|April 4, 2012||John Hicks assigned to High Desert Mavericks from Clinton LumberKings.|
|March 10, 2012||C John Hicks assigned to Seattle Mariners.|
|July 8, 2011||John Hicks assigned to Clinton LumberKings from Seattle Mariners.|
|July 6, 2011||Seattle Mariners signed C John Hicks.|
John Austin Hicks...graduated from Goochland (VA) High School...played for the University of Virginia from 2009-2011...named All-ACC first team as a junior in 2011... college teammates with Mariners farmhands Andrew Carraway, Danny Hultzen, Steven Proscia and Chris Taylor.2014
Appeared in 80 games with Jackson…on the DL with a strained right groin, May 20-June 1…threw out 49.3 percent (35 CS, 36 SB) of attempted base-stealers, which led the Southern League among qualifying catchers…hit safely in 16 of 17 games, including 16 consecutive starts, April 14-May 10 (.357/25x70, 13 R, 5 2B, 3B, 2 HR, 9 RBI).2012 Appeared in 121 games with High Desert...named to both the California Mid-Season and Post-Season All-Star teams...recorded 3 multi-home run game, May 24 vs. Modesto (3x5, 3 R, 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI), June 29 vs. Inland Empire (3x6, 3 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI) and Sept. 1 vs. Lancaster (3x5, 3 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI)...threw out 53.8 percent (57 CS, 49 SB) of attempted base-stealers which not only led the California League, but also led all full season qualifying catchers...caught stealing percentage was the highest amongst full season qualifying catchers since Jose Felix threw out 62.9% of basestealers for Bakersfield Blaze in the California League in 2010...led the California League in nearly every defensive category amongst catchers, including games caught (98), total chances (863), putouts (763), assists (92) and double plays (11). 2011 Began pro career with Clinton batting .309 (43x139) with 2 home runs and 26 RBI in 38 games...recorded a season-high 9-game hit streak, Aug. 17-27 (.500/17x34, 9 R, 5 2B, 2 3B, HR, 12 RBI)...participated in the 2011 Mariners Instructional League.