If Medlen keeps impressing, is Hanson the rotation’s odd man out?
I doubt it, but these numbers, via Bowman, are alarming.
Since the start of Spring Training there has been a lot of discussion about the drop in velocity of Tommy Hanson’s fastball. Courtesy of Fangraphs.com here is the breakdown of this average velocity over the past four seasons:
2009: 92.9 mph
2010: 92.7 mph
2011: 91.1 mph
2012: 89.8 mph