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Might Tommy Hanson Be Better Off in the Bullpen - Monkey with a Halo
“Hanson has been pretty awful himself, but there is at least some upside there. They might as well give Hanson every opportunity to righ the ship and save himself from being non-tendered this off-season. The only reason to kick Hanson out of the rotation would be to see if he can convert into a quality reliever.”
“Dontrelle Willis tossed six strong innings in his Bees’ debut, as Salt Lake shutout the Albuquerque Isotopes 2-0 on Tuesday night. Willis, the 2003 National League Rookie of the Year with the Marlins, went six innings and allowed just three hits with five strikeouts and one walk to earn the victory.”
Mike Trout Tightens His Strike-Zone, Gets Even Better - Baseball Analytics
In 2012, Mike Trout enjoyed what many consider the greatest age 20 season ever for a hitter, posting a 169 OPS+ that bested the likes of Ty Cobb (167 OPS+ in 1907), Mel Ott (165 OPS+ in 1929), Al Kaline (162 OPS+ in 1955) and Mickey Mantle (162 OPS+ in 1952). What has the Millville Meteor done for an encore?”