Tommy Hanson To Rest After Car Accident Results In Concussion

Tuesday February 21st, 2012

Starting pitcher Tommy Hanson will rest for the next 48-hours before resuming spring training with the Atlanta Braves, according to Mark Bowman of Hanson was involved in a car accident and suffered a minor concussion yesterday prior to reporting to camp.

Hanson reported to the stadium immediately after the accident, according to Bowman, but later left to the hospital to get a more thorough evaluation. The 25-year-old, is considered one of the top young starting pitchers in baseball. Last season in 22 starts he posted a 11-7 record with a 3.60 ERA. In 130 innings pitched, he struck out 142 batters. Over the course of his three-year career he has posted a 33-22 record with a 3.28 ERA.

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