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Hanson, Matusz emerging

Updated: October 20, 2008, 4:09 PM ET
By Jason Grey

I watched Atlanta's Tommy Hanson and Baltimore's Brian Matusz on consecutive days late last week, and both were very impressive, flashing curveballs that graded out at 70 on the 20-80 scouting scale.

Hanson worked four no-hit innings, with nine strikeouts, touching 94 mph and working effectively with a slider and a change, having no trouble firing one of his other secondary pitches when he was ahead in the count and the hitter was expecting the bender. His changeup has developed into a ...

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