We don't get too many highlights from Alen Hanson on defense, and his skills at the position are constantly in question, so this play is good to see. He makes a diving stop on this ball up the middle, then completed the play with a throw from his knees. He has the range to play shortstop and the arm is good enough, his problem is more about consistency and the mental approach. Plays that he has too much time on, can turn into problems sometimes and he has shown in the past that errors can pile up if he makes one early in a game.
That latter issue has seemed to clear up this year, as he has just one multi-error game this season. During the 2012 season with West Virginia, the multi-error games happened often and during the first 12 games of the 2013 season, it happened three times. Hanson...
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