Jason Collette looks at pitchers who are adding new pitches to their arsenals this year and what difference, if any, it might make. Will Justin Verlander turn things around wtih a new cutter or two-seamer this year?
Hanson expects to play mostly at second base over shortstop in 2015. "I'm working more at second base (because) the opportunity may be more open for me there,” Hanson said. “I feel comfortable there. But if they need me at shortstop, I can play there, too,” the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
Cowboys executive VP Stephen Jones confirmed Saturday that the team has informed Bryant's agent that it will use the franchise tag on the receiver prior to Monday's deadline, ESPN.com's Todd Archer reports.