Rotowire: Mar 16 / 7:47a ET
News: Hester (knee) was optioned to minor league camp Monday.
Impact: He'll likely open the season on the minor league DL. Hester could see time in Philadelphia this season if there are injuries behind the plate, but otherwise, he'll likely serve as depth at Triple-A.
Rotowire: Mar 11 / 2:38a ET
News: Hester underwent knee surgery to repair a complex tear of his medial meniscus, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Impact: Hester is expected to be sidelined for six weeks. He was competing for the Phillies' backup catcher job.