Growing pains in Atlanta, or big changes coming?
righties Ervin Santana and Aaron Harang in spring training, even seemingly minor moves such as his trade for righty Tommy Hanson for reliever Jordan Walden in November 2012. Gonzalez overused his bullpen early in his tenure, occasionally sticks too long with slumping hitters
Should your untouchable prospect be so untouchable?
an elite defender. No. 2 was David Price. No comment necessary. But check out Nos. 3 through 8: Colby Rasmus, Tommy Hanson , Jason Heyward, Travis Snider, Brett Anderson, Cameron Maybin. Did any of those guys truly merit untouchable status
Don't ignore .500 Angels: Certain stats claim club will be tough to beat
like they're going to give up six as often this year. A year ago, the Angels received a combined 58 starts from Tommy Hanson , Joe Blanton and Jerome Williams. The best ERA among them as a starter was 5.06. Meanwhile, the final two rotation
Rangers RHP Darvish has no structural damage
season. He has pitched in just five games above Class A. Texas claimed two players off waivers, getting infielder Donnie Murphy from the Cubs and right-hander Seth Rosin from the Dodgers. The Rangers released right-hander Tommy Hanson .
Banged-up Rangers could be in world of hurt as season approaches
contains multiple assumptions. And yes, the Rangers also are likely to rely on a questionable veteran such as righty Tommy Hanson or lefty Joe Saunders as a short-term rotation option. You expected this to be easy? The second-base picture is
Quentin, Venable homer as Padres pound Rangers
starts, is competing for one of two remaining spots in the Rangers' rotation along with Colby Lewis , Robbie Ross and Tommy Hanson . "They know what I'm capable of," Saunders said. "I've shown in previous starts that the stuff is there
Harrison makes first return start, can't stop Royals
out of time" to be ready for the season opener. HANSON THROWS Tommy Hanson , who remains a candidate for the Rangers' rotation ..... in 4 2-3 innings in a minor league game Monday. Hanson allowed three runs and six hits, including a homer
Rangers struggle offensively in loss to Reds
Scheppers, who worked out of the Texas bullpen last season is in a competition with Robbie Ross, Joe Saunders, Tommy Hanson , Nick Tepesch and Colby Lewis for two open spots in the starting rotation. Scheppers pitched three innings, allowing
Cactus League preview: Texas Rangers
agent), 1B Prince Fielder (trade with Detroit), SP Tommy Hanson (free agent). -- Departures: DH Lance Berkman ..... elbow inflammation. The Rangers did sign free agent Tommy Hanson to a minor league contract, and he's presumably a
Rangers add Hanson in search for rotation depth
Rangers have signed right-hander Tommy Hanson to a one-year contract in their ..... rotation dealing with injury concerns. Hanson 's deal was announced Friday, two ..... Surprise, Ariz. The 27-year-old Hanson was 4-3 with a 5.42 ERA in a