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Alen Hanson

21-Year-Old Shortstop – Pittsburgh Pirates

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Hanson recovered from a horrendous start with High-A Bradenton to post decent numbers split between High-A and Double-A in 2013. For the year, he slashed a combined .274/.329/.427 with 27 doubles, 13 ...

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LEAGUE: AA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 170   DOB: 10/22/1992   BORN: La Romana, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No  

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Hanson stole a base for the fourth game in a row Monday for Double-A Altoona.

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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 18 R Gul 52 234 198 42 52 22 13 7 2 35 24 6 21 34 7 1 7 .263 .352 .429 .781
2011 18 A Sta 3 12 10 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 .200 .273 .200 .473
2012 19 A Wes 124 558 489 99 151 62 33 13 16 62 35 19 55 105 7 3 4 .309 .381 .528 .909
2013 20 A+ Bra 92 409 367 51 103 38 23 8 7 48 24 14 33 70 2 5 2 .281 .339 .444 .783
2013 20 AA Alt 35 150 137 13 35 10 4 5 1 10 6 2 8 26 3 1 1 .255 .299 .380 .679
2014 21 AA Alt 15 68 64 11 16 4 1 3 0 3 5 2 4 15 0 0 0 .250 .294 .359 .653

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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 18 R Gul 234 198 9% 14.5% 0.62 83% .309 .166
2011 18 A Sta 12 10 8.3% 16.7% 0.50 80% .250 .000
2012 19 A Wes 558 489 9.9% 18.8% 0.52 79% .367 .219
2013 20 A+ Bra 409 367 8.1% 17.1% 0.47 81% .331 .163
2013 20 AA Alt 150 137 5.3% 17.3% 0.31 81% .309 .125
2014 21 AA Alt 68 64 5.9% 22.1% 0.27 77% .327 .109

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Hanson lined an opposite-field double while batting left-handed Friday against Kevin Correia in a "B" game.

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The Pirates added Hanson to their 40-man roster Wednesday, Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Hanson is off to a slow start for Double-A Altoona, batting .143 (4-for-28) with a 0:9 BB:K ratio in six games.

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The Pirates promoted Hanson to Double-A Altoona in the middle of his High-A game with Bradenton on Sunday.

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Hanson, 20, is batting .280/.342/.427 with five home runs, 35 RBI and 22 steals through 82 games for High-A Bradenton.

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Hanson earned Florida State League All-Star MVP honors Saturday after stroking a three-run homer, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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Hanson went 1-for-4 with a run scored, a walk, and a stolen base for High-A Bradenton against Dunedin on Sunday.

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Hanson has six hits in his last nine at-bats for High-A Bradenton.

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Hanson, 19, has been cold of late for Low-A West Virginia, batting just .225/.311/.375 with one home run, four RBI and three steals over his last 10 games.

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Hanson is batting .335/.395/.597 in 340 at-bats for Low-A West Virginia.

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Hanson is hitting .400 (22-for-55) with four home runs through 13 games for Low-A West Virginia.

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Hanson's scant build (5-foot-11, 152 pounds) belies a promising blend of power and speed. The 20-year-old infielder moved front-and-center in 2012 with 16 homers and 35 stolen bases for Low-A West Virginia. A 55:105 K:BB ratio and 40 errors are areas of concern, but whether he settles in at shortstop, second base or even the outfield, it won't affect his offensive potential. Pittsburgh is in dire need of prospects who can flat-out hit and may have found a hidden gem in this young Dominican. Hanson will likely start 2013 with a promotion to the Florida State League (High-A). He's a ways off, but should be grabbed in dynasty leagues.