According to reports from Zach Klein and other sources, former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson is fighting for his life in a coma in an Atlanta hospital.
Per multiple sources, former #Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson is in a coma at local Atl. hospital. Working to get more details
— Zach Klein (@ZachKleinWSB) November 9, 2015
According to tweets from Zach Klein, Tommy Hanson suffered a catastrophic organ failure. His friends and former teammates were told “it’s real bad.” “We need prayers, we need to wake him up.” The Angels also tweeted out their condolences. Tommy Hanson also pitched for the club.
Sending our thoughts to former #Angels SP, Tommy Hanson, at this time.
— Angels (@Angels) November 10, 2015
Hanson spent the last two years floating through the minor leagues trying to make it back into the big leagues. He’s currently in the Chicago White Sox minor league system