The 29-year-old Hicks has come into his own in the last two years with the Yankees. He appeared in 137 games last year and finished with a .248 average, 27 home runs, 18 doubles, and 11 steals. His 90 walks helped cause his on-base percentage to be a solid .366 (.372 in 2017). It was under .300 (.299) in Hicks' 1,289 plate appearances from 2013-16. Defensive metrics tab him as an above-average center fielder.