Alen Hanson returned from his injury sustain last Friday for West Virginia on Tuesday.

Hanson was the Power's designated hitter, going 0-for-2 with a walk in a 4-3 loss to Greensboro. Gregory Polanco was still missing from the lineup after also going down with injury last Friday. Manager Rick Sofield said he expects Polanco to be out at least another week and that he had his foot in a boot and had not been participating in baseball activities since the injury.

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Nick Kingham did not make it out of the third inning of Tuesday's loss. Kingham gave up two runs in the third and was pulled due to pitch count. Sofield said Kingham was allowed to go to the 30-pitch range in a given inning and reached that in the third. Rinku Singh replaced Kingham and had a solid outing, allowing one r...

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