Sun, 31 Mar 2013 10:31:48 -0700
The New York Mets have released minor league Ps Craig Hansen, Daniel Herrera, Brad Holt, INF Brandon Brown and OFs Corey Patterson, Mike Wilson and Pedro Zapata.
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 21:49:16 -0700
The New York Mets signed free-agent RP Craig Hansen (Pirates) to a minor-league contract Tuesday, July 24. He last pitched in the majors in 2009.
Wed, 06 Apr 2011 08:29:59 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates released RP Craig Hansen, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Colin Dunlap reports.
Sun, 05 Sep 2010 09:19:39 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted RP Craig Hansen (shoulder) to Double-A Altoona, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He had been dealing with a nerve injury to his shoulder.
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 06:46:19 -0700
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Rob Biertempfel reports the Pittsburgh Pirates reassigned RP Craig Hansen, P Jimmy Barthmaier, RP Tyler Yates and RP Neal Cotts to minor league camp. All four are rehabbing injuries.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 11:25:52 -0800
Jenifer Langosch, of MLB.com, reports Pittsburgh Pirates RP Craig Hansen (back) has started throwing and is scheduled to throw off a mound for the first time March 10. It is still too early to set a timetable for his return.
Tue, 17 Nov 2009 05:50:50 -0800
Pirates.MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports Pittsburgh Pirates RP Craig Hansen (neck) received good news in a checkup last week. The nerve, which needed to regenerate, has moved closer to the muscle in his neck that needs to be strengthened. He's still unlikely to be ready for spring training, but it's a sign he may be able to return in 2010.
Wed, 21 Oct 2009 10:32:56 -0700
CBSSports.com reports the Pittsburgh Pirates outrighted RPs Denny Bautista and Craig Hansen to the minors Tuesday, Oct. 20.
Fri, 02 Oct 2009 14:41:53 -0700
Jenifer Langosch, of MLB.com, reports Pittsburgh Pirates P Craig Hansen (neck) has shown improvement, according to general manager Neal Huntington. However, Hansen is not to the point where he can begin throwing again.
Wed, 05 Aug 2009 08:29:30 -0700
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Dejan Kovacevic reports Pittsburgh Pirates RP Craig Hansen (shoulder) was diagnosed with Personage-Turner Syndrome, which is a condition in which a nerve deteriorates and shuts down muscles in the upper back, shoulder and upper arm. Doctors have told him his return could take anywhere from seven months to five years, but a full recovery usually is the case.