The first days of spring training are generally filled with hope and the excitement at the start of a new season.
Especially one held at Walt Disney World.
But the Braves part of the happiest place on earth was consumed with anxiousness on Monday, when it was learned starter Tommy Hanson was involved in an automobile accident early that morning.
Did he suffer a concussion?
Is it worse than that?
Will he be out a long time?
Those questions were answered on Tuesday, when the Braves learned that Hanson should miss a few days while recovering from a mild concussion.
Thats great news for a team that needs a strong and healthy Hanson if it hopes to repeat what it did from last April to August and avoid another disastrous September.
Hanson was driving to the clubs complex before the first day of spring training when his car blew a tire, and he drove off the road, possibly hitting his head, according to published reports.
He called manager Fredi Gonzalez to tell him he was going t...