Former Braves P Tommy Hanson Fighting for His Life in Atlanta Hospital

Tommy Hanson
Mar 15, 2013; Tempe, AZ, USA; Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Tommy Hanson (48) pitches during the second inning against the Seattle Mariners at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

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.

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.

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