Sometimes it takes a player a long time to be in the right place at the right time, but that appears to be the case with Jack Hannahan. The veteran third baseman has seemingly found a home in Cleveland, and he's off to the best start of his career.
Hannahan's two-run double Tuesday capped a three-run, fifth-inning rally that helped carry the Indians to a 4-3 win over Kansas City. Hannahan has been one of the offensive ringleaders for the Indians, who have won nine of their first 15 games.
Hannahan was 2-for-3 Tuesday and is now hitting .364. He's also been the team's best clutch hitter. With runners in scoring position, he is hitting .636 (7-for-11). With two outs and runners in scoring position, Hannahan is hitting .750 (6-for-8).
"I like him because he gives you a professional at bat," manager Manny Acta said. "He's gotten a lot of huge hits for us this year. He's been around, and there's nothing like experience."
Hannahan, 32, won the third base job in spring training over yo...