All posts tagged "Alen Hanson"

  • Prospect Reports
    Hanson, Polanco Play Big Role in West Virginia Win

    Anytime you are dealing with 19 and 20-year olds, in anything, there are going to be some mental errors. That is especially true in baseball. In the cases of West Virginia prospects Alen Hanson and Gregory Polanco, however, those brief lapses can be forgiven when they otherwise perform as well as they have...

  • Analysis
    Alen Hanson Leads Baseball America’s Hot Sheet With Sano Comparison

    Baseball America has released their weekly hot sheet, and Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop prospect Alen Hanson is number one this week. Hanson hit for a .324/.343/.735 line in 34 at-bats with four homers over the last week to get to the top spot. The writeup on Hanson made an interesting note on Miguel...

  • Analysis
    Four Pirates Prospects in Baseball America Mid-Season Top 50

    Baseball America has released their mid-season top 50 prospects rankings (scouting reports for subscribers here), and the Pittsburgh Pirates have four prospects on the list. That's an upgrade over their pre-season total of two prospects in the top 50. The highest ranked Pirate is Gerrit Cole, who comes in at number six....

  • Analysis
    Pirates Have Six in John Sickels’ Top 120

    John Sickels of Minor League Ball has released his mid-season top 120 prospect list today, and ranks six Pittsburgh Pirates prospects in the first 77 spots. The rankings don't include 2012 draft picks, so you won't find Mark Appel on there. They have also been adjusted to remove guys who have exceeded...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Six Shutout Innings For Locke and Von Rosenberg

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  • Prospect Reports
    Three Hit Night For Alen Hanson; Hafner Touches 94 MPH

    On a night where I got to see Ryan Hafner pitch for the first time, the good news was seeing Alen Hanson play for the fourth time. In last night’s game he was hit in the head with an errant pick-off throw, which caused him to leave the game. He was back...

  • Prospect Reports
    Hanson Leaves Game With Injury; Good Start From Rowland

    The big news of the West Virginia/Lakewood game tonight was when Alen Hanson got hit in the helmet with a pick-off attempt in the sixth inning as he slid headfirst back into second base. Hanson was down face flat for about two minutes, then slowly got up and walked off under his...

  • Prospect Reports
    Gregory Polanco and Alen Hanson Homer for West Virginia

    Game two of the four game series in Lakewood, saw the West Virginia lineup explode for nine runs, with the highlights being home runs from Alen Hanson and Gregory Polanco. Zack Dodson picked up the win with two runs over six innings, with both runs coming in the first inning. Just like...

  • Prospect Reports
    West Virginia Power Player Notes: 6/25/12

    West Virginia started a four game series in Lakewood tonight with Nick Kingham on the mound. This was the first time I saw him pitch, as well as the first time seeing Alen Hanson, Willy Garcia and Jose Osuna. Gregory Polanco wasn’t in the starting lineup, although he did pinch hit in...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Battles in the Top 20 Prospect Rankings

    On Friday we released the 2012 Mid-Season Top 20 Prospects list. The list not only looked at the placements of the new draft picks, but also looked at the updated rankings after the first half of the minor league season. The rankings are gathered by taking the average of five different top...

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