• Full name Peter Francis Hansen
  • Born 07/28/2000 in Dallas, TX
  • Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 205 / Bats: R / Throws: L
  • School Texas
  • Drafted in the 3rd round (97th overall) by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2022 (signed for $629,800).
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    In a draft sorely lacking in college starting pitchers with a lengthy track record of success, Hansen is an outlier. Coming into the College World Series, Hansen had made 30 starts over the past two seasons, going 22-3, 2.47 with only 151 hits allowed in 194.1 innings. He struck out 195 while walking 42. Performance-wise, there’s nothing to critique. He worked five or more innings in 15 of 16 starts as Texas’ ace. But Hansen’s somewhat pedestrian stuff keeps him from climbing into first round consideration. Hansen did throw harder in 2022 than he did in 2021, but that only got his fastball into the 87-91 mph range with sporadic flashes of 92-95. Hansen’s fastball is at this moment a fringe-average pitch at best. In addition to its below-average velocity, it lacks exceptional movement. But he spots it with pinpoint, plus command. His above-average low-80s slider is effective because he never catches the heart of the plate with it. It lives just on that edge of the zone down and in to righties and low and away to lefties. He also has pinpoint control of his average changeup, and he’ll mix in a slower mid-70s below-average curveball as an early count surprise strike. Hansen’s lack of velocity could derail him in pro ball, but if he can add more, his plus command, advanced feel and durability could make him a valuable back-of-the-rotation starter.

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  • LHP Pete Hansen roster status changed by St. Louis Cardinals.
  • LHP Pete Hansen assigned to Palm Beach Cardinals from FCL Cardinals.
  • LHP Pete Hansen assigned to FCL Cardinals from Cardinals Organization.

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