The Angels have signed 28-year old righty swinging catcher John Hester to a minor league deal. Hester played in 10 games in AAA-ball earlier this year for the Orioles and he was 9 for 34 (.265 avg, .813 OPS) with 7 runs scored, 1 homer and 1 RBI. He made his debut recently in Salt Lake City (AAA) for the Angels and he was 0 for 1 with a whiff. Hester last played in the majors back in 2010 with the Diamondbacks. He has played in 53 games in his first two years in the majors and he is 27 for 123 (.220 avg, .660 OPS) with 13 runs scored, 3 homers, 11 RBIs and 1 stolen base.