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A Few Reasons Why Tommy Hanson is Well Worth the Risk

Chicago White Sox Baseball — The Chicago White Sox signing of Tommy Hanson to a minor league contract, is a move that is very much worth a shot. Should Hanson regain his magic, it would only cost Chicago $1 Million, not much for a young pitcher that was very highly regarded only a few years ago. Injuries to Blame Tommy Hanson was a stud when he came onto the baseball scene in 2009...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Sign Tommy Hanson to Minor League Deal

Just a few years ago, the Atlanta Braves had one of the most promising young hurlers in the game in Tommy Hanson. While he is still only 27 and could very well have plenty of prosperous baseball ahead of him, Hanson is now moving on to his third team in the past several months, inking a minor league deal with the White Sox on Monday. In Hanson’s 2009 rookie season, he took the...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors - Team faces a dilemma with Tommy Hanson

The Texas Rangers are approaching a tough decision this week.  Tommy Hanson is not projected in the Rangers' starting rotation this year & it appears his chances at the bullpen are low.  Hanson has had an up & down career in the major leagues and it's likely that will continue.  The Rangers & Hanson agreed to a split contract worth $2 million in February.  From T...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers add Hanson in search for rotation depth

The Texas Rangers have signed right-hander Tommy Hanson to a one-year contract in their search for depth in a rotation dealing with injury concerns. Hanson's deal was announced Friday, two days before Texas pitchers report for spring training in Surprise, Ariz. The 27-year-old Hanson was 4-3 with a 5.42 ERA in a difficult season with the Los Angeles Angels that included a right...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hanson Hooks on with Rangers

Once upon a time, Tommy Hanson‘s career seemed like it would be spun into legend. He was one of the best young pitchers in baseball, in one of the best organizations. Now, heading into his age-27 season, his story seems more like a particularly cruel choose-your-own-adventure story. Shoulder injuries will do that. On Monday, he […]
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers sign Tommy Hanson

Tommy Hanson was one of the best young pitchers in baseball not so long ago, but after two consecutive bad seasons the 27-year-old right-handed pitcher has had to settle for a minor-league contract from the Texas Rangers. Hanson has struggled to stay healthy since mid-2011 and last season he posted a bad 5.42 ERA in 73 innings for the Angels, missing time with a forearm injury...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers sign pitcher Tommy Hanson to minor league contract

The Texas Rangers won 91 games last season and had a very respectable team ERA of 3.62.  But only Yu Darvish and Derek Holland started over 30 games and pitched over 200 innings.  No other pitcher on the staff logged more than 125 innings. Injuries to Matt Harrison and Tommy Hanson played a major role last season and now Holland is battling back from an off season injury.  The...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers sign Tommy Hanson to minor league deal

getty images The Texas Rangers have signed pitcher Tommy Hanson to a minor league deal. Hanson, 27, will also receive an invitation to spring training with the hopes of winning a spot at the back end of the rotation as the Rangers will start the season without Derek Holland. The Los Angles Angles acquired Hanson last season but saw the right hander struggle with a 5.42 ERA and a...
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels non-tender Tommy Hanson

getty images The Los Angeles Angels took a gamble trading for Tommy Hanson last season. On Monday the Angels made the decision to non-tender Hanson rather than bring him back for a second season. Hanson struggled last season posting a 5.42 ERA and 1.55 WHIP over 73 innings of work in 2013 while dealing with injuries and family problems. The Angels were not willing to give Hanson...
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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