John Hicks

CBS Sports

Cubs' John Hicks: Gets off to nice start

Hicks went 2-for-2 with a double, a solo home run and three RBI in Thursday's Cactus League game against the White Sox. Hicks, who is a non-roster invitee to camp, supplied all of the offense for the Cubs in this one. The 32-year-old probably won't be much of a fantasy factor this season, though a strong spring could potentially help him earn a bench spot in Chicago.
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Cubs' John Hicks: Invited to camp

Hicks is attending big-league spring training as a non-roster invitee, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports. This was expected after Hicks signed a minor-league deal with the Cubs back in January. The 32-year-old played in 10 games for the Rangers last season but saw more extensive work with the Tigers back in 2019, when he appeared in 95 games and hit 13 home runs. Hicks offers a little pop, but he likely won't play enough to be a fantasy factor in 2022.

Chicago Cubs Sign Catcher John Hicks to a Minor League Deal

At a minimum, you have to have one long-time veteran catcher in on a minor league deal. It’s just a rule. (OK, it’s not actually a rule, but, as we saw last year, you absolutely have to have capable depth behind your catchers at the big league level.)
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Cubs' John Hicks: Finds work in Windy City

The Cubs signed Hicks on Jan. 31 to a minor-league contract. Hicks' deal presumably includes an invitation to big-league spring training, where he'll be competing for a spot on the Cubs' Opening Day roster as a reserve catcher. The 32-year-old backstop saw action in 10 big-league games for the Rangers in 2021, slashing .258/.258/.677 with four home runs across 31 plate appearances.
Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs sign catcher John Hicks to a minor-league contract

MLB players are still locked out, so no big signings or trades are happening, and we appear ever closer to MLB Spring Training being delayed. None of that has changed since yesterday, but there is a bit of Cubs news today:. I confess that I was not at all familiar...
Dallas Sports Focus

2021 Year in Review: John Hicks

With the 2021 season having come to a close, we are looking back at the year that was for members of the Texas Rangers. Today we are looking at catcher John Hicks. Hey, John Hicks! Remember him? The Rangers called him up in late June, after Jose Trevino fell at home, in what was initially thought to be just a few days on the active roster. When Trevino ended up having to go on the injured list because of the fall, Hicks was the official Backup Catcher on the roster.

Interview With Air Force Veteran John Hicks

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Local Veteran Spotlight: John Hicks – Pride in Service

Texarkana FYI is honored to spotlight our local Veterans in a series provided to us by James Syler with interviews he has conducted with our veterans at local VFW Post 4562 in Texarkana, Arkansas. This week we focus on John Hicks. This week we focus on the service of John...
Austin American-Statesman

After a smashing Rangers debut, catcher John Hicks hoping for another shot at majors

ROUND ROCK — John Hicks introduced himself to Texas Rangers fans with an accomplishment above his stature in baseball. Hicks, a journeyman catcher and first baseman, joined the Rangers in late June and became the first player in franchise history to hit four home runs in his first four games with the club.

Rangers option struggling infielder Nick Solak, designate catcher John Hicks

The Rangers announced Friday that they’ve selected the contract of minor league first baseman Curtis Terry (as previously reported) and opened a spot on the 40-man roster by designating catcher John Hicks for assignment. Texas also reinstated catcher Jose Trevino from the 10-day injured list and, perhaps most notably, optioned struggling infielder Nick Solak to Triple-A Round Rock.
CBS Sports

Rangers' John Hicks: DFA'd by Texas

Hicks was designated for assignment by the Rangers on Friday. Hicks was added to the roster in late June when Jose Trevino (forearm) landed on the injured list, and he's now lost his spot on the 26-man and 40-man rosters with Trevino healthy. Hicks appeared in 10 games and had a .258/.258/.677 slash line with four home runs and seven RBI.

John Hicks leads Rangers into series finale vs. Tigers

John Hicks has made quite a first impression with the Texas Rangers, who face the Detroit Tigers in the rubber match of a three-game series on Wednesday in Arlington, Texas. Hicks, who played for Detroit for parts of the 2016-19 seasons, joined the Rangers after his contract was purchased from Triple-A Round Rock on June 29.
Detroit News

Ex-Tiger John Hicks making 'loud sounds,' history with Rangers

Arlington, Texas — He’s got them all shaking their heads in wonder down here. Former Tiger John Hicks has done what no other player in Rangers history has ever done: He’s hit four home runs in his first four games with the club. “There’s some loud sounds coming out of...
Mining Journal

Ex-Detroit Tiger catcher John Hicks leads Texas Rangers to 10-5 win on Tuesday

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — John Hicks became the first player to homer in his first four games with the Rangers-Washington Senators franchise and added a go-ahead single in the seventh inning to lead Texas over the Detroit Tigers 10-5 on Tuesday night. Hicks, brought up from Triple-A Round Rock on...