A slither of good news

I remain convinced Tommy Hanson will be back pitching effectively come October. “I think I’m ready to get off the mound after this one,” said Hanson, who hasn’t [...]

September 7, 2011 // 0 Comments


It’s good the Braves have pitching depth, because they’re going to be without sore-shouldered Tommy Hanson longer than anticipated. His scheduled bullpen session Tuesday [...]

August 24, 2011 // 7 Comments

Stupidest trade idea ever

Well, Heyward is younger than Ethier and the Dodgers would have time to find a new owner—and get the organization in order before they had to give him a big contract. Maybe [...]

May 2, 2011 // 8 Comments

Listen and learn

I picked up an interesting nugget from local talk radio today. J.A. Happ won the Sporting News NL Rookie of the Year Award and Tim Hudson finished second. This one came from [...]

October 20, 2009 // 6 Comments

Just saying….

First season with more than a cup o’ joe in the Bigs: Tommy Hanson, 10-3, 2.65 Tom Glavine, 7-17, 4.56 John Smoltz, 2-7, 5.48 Greg Maddux, 6-14, 5.61 Kevin Millwood, [...]

September 16, 2009 // 16 Comments

More Tommy

Hanson is better than Maddux, Smoltz, Glavine, Avery or Halladay. At least he’s fared better than any of them did in their first five big league starts. It would be [...]

June 29, 2009 // 17 Comments

Hanson in perspective

Already an ace: Hanson has made five major league starts and gone 4-0 with an 0.78 ERA in the past four, after giving up six earned runs in his debut against Milwaukee. He [...]

June 29, 2009 // 4 Comments

Medlen to the rescue?

Turns out the Braves are going to use Kris Medlen in relief, Today, in the G-Braves’ opener, Medlen retired all 11 batters he faced, striking out four. He came in to [...]

April 9, 2009 // 11 Comments

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