When the Pittsburgh Pirates moved Alen Hanson to second base last year, part of the plan was to get him to the majors faster by putting him at an easier position, and only focusing on his bat. Hanson was optioned to Indianapolis last week, and the Pirates are hoping he can provide depth at some point this year.
“That’s the goal,” Pirates’ General Manager Neal Huntington...
The Pittsburgh Pirates have cut eight more players today. The players are as follows.
Mel Rojas Jr.
Taillon, Hanson and Sadler have all been optioned to Indianapolis, while Garcia has been optioned to Altoona. The other four players have been reassigned to minor league camp. There are...
Earlier today, we unveiled the #7 prospect on our top 20 countdown and it was Alen Hanson. He also was named the 89th ranked prospect by Keith Law in his top 100 list today. Jonathan Mayo capped off the day for Hanson with an honorable mention in an article that goes along with their series of top ten prospects at each position.
MLB Pipeline still considers Hanson a shortstop for...
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