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Evaluating the Tommy Hanson, Jordan Walden Trade
August 13th, 2013 at 11:20 AM
The first trade Fran Wren orchestrated during the Atlanta Braves' off-season in 2012 was a pitching swap, sending RHP Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Jordan Walden, a right-handed flame-throwing bullpen arm.     Hanson, once deemed an 'untouchable' prospect of the Atlanta Braves, saw his numbers balloon after...

Atlanta Braves Have Gotten Better End of Jordan Walden, Tommy Hanson Trade
June 24th, 2013 at 7:53 PM
It's not even halfway through the 2013 season, and it's pretty obvious the Atlanta Braves got the better end of their trade with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to acquire Jordan Walden for Tommy Hanson. Walden has put together 10 straight scoreless appearances since coming off the disabled list on...

Atlanta Braves Trade Tommy Hanson to Los Angeles Angels
November 30th, 2012 at 3:09 PM
The Atlanta Braves continued to reshape their roster this week by trading starting pitcher Tommy Hanson to the Los Angeles Angels for bullpen arm Jordan Walden. Hanson, who had been battling shoulder issues, went 13-10 in 2012 with an ERA of 4.48.  The Braves had been concerned with his declining numbers...

Atlanta Braves Exercise Option on Tim Hudson: What It Means
November 3rd, 2012 at 1:35 PM
It was a near certainty that the Atlanta Braves were going to pick up Tim Hudson's option for the 2013 season. He not only provides much-needed veteran leadership and stability to a young pitching staff, but also to the entire team following Chipper Jones' retirement. Hudson ended the season with a...

Atlanta Braves Rest Starters, Fall to Pittsburgh Pirates
October 3rd, 2012 at 9:00 AM
A day after being eliminated from the NL East division title race, the Atlanta Braves treated Tuesday's game like Spring Training and rested the majority of their starters. Pittsburgh put up 3 runs in the fifth inning as the Braves fall, 5-1. Tommy Hanson, who has been a disappointment this season,...

Dan Uggla Drives in Three, Atlanta Braves Sweep Miami Marlins
September 28th, 2012 at 8:15 AM
The Atlanta Braves won their fifth straight game Thursday night, riding the red hot bat of Dan Uggla to sweep the MIami Marlins in a 6-2 game. Uggla went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs to lead Atlanta to their 10th win in 12 games. The win also keeps pressure...

Atlanta Braves Would Do Well to Skip Tommy Hanson in Rotation
September 24th, 2012 at 8:06 PM
Tommy Hanson is scheduled for two more starts this season, but the Atlanta Braves would benefit from skipping the recently inconsistent starter. Hanson's most recent start on Sept. 21 was just the latest step in Hanson's plagued second half of the year. He gave up five earned runs over 5 1/3...

Tommy Hanson Gives up Three Homers in Atlanta Braves Loss to Philadelphia Phillies
September 22nd, 2012 at 10:09 AM
Tommy Hanson just keeps giving the Atlanta Braves reason to remove him from the rotation. The struggling righty gave up three home runs in the Braves' 6-2 series opening loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday at Citizens Bank Park. The loss also allowed the Phillies to keep building on their...

Atlanta Braves’ Hit Batter Drives in Winning Run for Victory Over Washington Nationals
September 15th, 2012 at 10:27 PM
A night after the Atlanta Braves won a walk-off due to an error by Washington Nationals, they won in another unconventional fashion on Saturday when Andrelton Simmons was hit by a pitch to drive in the winning run. The Braves won 5-4 in another close game at Turner Field. David Ross...

Atlanta Braves Can’t Capitalize on Scoring Chances, Fall to Colorado Rockies
September 5th, 2012 at 8:38 AM
The night after the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies with more runs than hits in the line score, the Braves scored exactly no runs in the 6-0 loss Tuesday at Turner Field. The Braves compounded things by making three errors in the field. Tommy Hanson took the loss - his...

Tommy Hanson Struggles Again, Atlanta Braves Drop Series to San Diego Padres
August 30th, 2012 at 8:57 AM
With a big, shutout win Tuesday over the San Diego Padres, the Atlanta Braves were in prime position for the rubber game to end the road trip at .500 on Wednesday at Petco Park. Tommy Hanson once again struggled, but he had rare defensive miscues behind him that ultimately led...

Tommy Hanson, Atlanta Braves Fall Flat; Drop Game One in Series with San Francisco Giants
August 24th, 2012 at 8:13 AM
Barry Zito turned back the clock last night as San Francisco fans chanted his name, channeling the days when another "Barry" roamed right field. The LHP carried a three hit shutout in to the ninth inning as the Braves fell to the Giants, 5-2. Tommy Hanson, making his second start since...

Atlanta Braves Begin Critical West Coast Trip with Series Against San Francisco Giants
August 23rd, 2012 at 8:54 AM
The Atlanta Braves continue their chase for a division crown as they head out West for a critical six game stretch against the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres. They'll begin the trip six games out of the NL East lead behind the Washington Nationals, but hold a three game...

Atlanta Braves Rally, Defeat Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 in Extra Innings
August 18th, 2012 at 3:38 PM
It looked like the Atlanta Braves were on their way to a loss in the series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. However, the Braves rallied in the eighth inning and won on a Juan Francisco walk-off single in the 11th inning. After two quick outs in the...

Atlanta Braves to Temporarily Use Six-Man Rotation
August 13th, 2012 at 11:38 PM
Fredi Gonzalez confirmed Monday what had been speculated and kicked around for about a week - the Atlanta Braves will use, at least on a temporary basis, a six-man rotation when Tommy Hanson returns from the disabled list on Friday, reports ajc.com. The plan is for the rotation to go through...

Tommy Hanson Makes Strong Rehab Start in Triple-A
August 13th, 2012 at 8:28 AM
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Tommy Hanson may come back from the disabled list Friday after he threw five shutout innings for Triple-A Gwinnett. Hanson scattered three hits over five innings on Sunday, providing the Braves with the problem everyone wants to have - having too much pitching. Atlanta could go with a...

Atlanta Braves Place Tommy Hanson on Disabled List with Strained Lower Back
July 31st, 2012 at 7:45 PM
The Atlanta Braves have placed starting pitcher Tommy Hanson on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lower back, rotowire.com reports. The injury is not serious, and Hanson should be able to come off the DL as scheduled. Kris Medlen, who is starting tonight against the Miami Marlins, will fill Hanson's...

Tommy Hanson Walks Seven, Atlanta Braves Beat Miami Marlins Anyway
July 25th, 2012 at 8:26 PM
Tommy Hanson put together a historic win Wednesday afternoon in the rubber game of the Atlanta Braves' series visiting the Miami Marlins. Despite his rollercoaster of an outing, the Braves won 7-1 at Marlins Park. In Hanson's five innings, he struck out seven while also giving up seven walks and seven...

Atlanta Braves Overcome Nine-Run Deficit, Stun Washington Nationals in 11 Innings
July 21st, 2012 at 9:00 AM
When it seemed the Atlanta Braves were in for another series of struggling against the Washington Nationals, they overcame a nine-run deficit, gave up the lead and then finally held on in 11 innings to win 11-10 Friday night at Nationals Park. With the last Braves comeback of nine runs coming...

Three-run Eighth Inning, Reversed Call Boost Atlanta Braves Over New York Mets
July 15th, 2012 at 8:27 AM
The Atlanta Braves pushed their winning streak to six games, courtesy of a late rally off the New York Mets bullpen. Jason Heyward hit the go-ahead RBI-single to cap off a three-run eighth in the 8-7 win Saturday at Turner Field. The eighth inning began with the Braves down 7-5, but...