(3/30/2009) The Red Sox sent Devern Hansack to the minor leagues Saturday.
Hansack called up for bullpen depth
(9/7/2008) The Red Sox recalled right-hander Devern Hansack from Triple-A Pawtucket on Sunday to strengthen their bullpen. Hansack was 6-10 with a 4.08 ERA in 25 starts for Pawtucket, but manager Terry Francona said he planned to use Hansack in relief. "It gives our bullpen some depth, in case something happens, somebody takes a ball off a shin," Francona said. "And he's throwing the ball well. The last outing was about as well as he's thrown the ball so we're getting him at a time when he's hot."
Hansack now favorite for call-up
(8/11/2008) Red Sox SP Michael Bowden, who was mentioned as a potential call-up for a Tuesday start for Boston, started Monday's game for Triple-A Pawtucket and thus is now ruled out as a candidate for the call-up. The favorite is now clearly Devern Hansack.
Red Sox release Kolb for Hansack
(4/26/2008) The Red Sox released RP Dan Kolb from his contract with Triple-A Pawtucket to make room for RP Devern Hansack, who returned from a bruised right forearm.
(9/4/2007) Devern Hansack was recalled by the Red Sox on Tuesday.
Hansack not being recalled
(6/24/2007) The Red Sox announced Sunday that Kason Gabbard will be recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket to start Tuesday against the Mariners in place of injured SP Curt Schilling, who went on the 15-day DL Friday with tendinitis in his right shoulder. The Red Sox chose Gabbard over Jon Lester, Devern Hansack and Clay Buchholz.
Hansack sent down after start
(5/20/2007) The Boston Red Sox recalled left-hander Kason Gabbard from Triple-A to start Sunday against the Atlanta Braves and optioned Devern Hansack to Pawtucket.
Hansack injures finger Saturday
(5/19/2007) Red Sox SP Devern Hansack, called up from Triple-A Pawtucket before the second game of a doubleheader Saturday against the Braves, struggled from the start. Hansack (0-1) pitched because Josh Beckett went on the disabled list Sunday with a torn flap of skin on his right middle finger, becoming the first Boston starter to miss a game because of injury. He allowed six hits, four runs (three earned) and one walk in four innings. Hansack, who has two strikeouts, left after the fourth inning with a bruised finger on his right hand sustained when Edgar Renteria's inning-ending grounder hit it.
Hansack recalled for start
(5/19/2007) The Boston Red Sox placed right-hander Josh Beckett on the disabled list Saturday, and recalled righty Devern Hansack from Triple-A Pawtucket in time for him to start the second game of a day-night doubleheader against Atlanta.
Braves-Red Sox to play doubleheader
(5/18/2007) Friday's game between the Braves and Red Sox was postponed due to rain and will be made up as part of a doubleheader Saturday. Braves SP Anthony Lewrew will oppose Daisuke Matsuzaka in the first game of the doubleheader. Braves SP John Smoltz is set to oppose Devern Hansack in the nightcap.
Hansack to start Friday
(5/18/2007) Josh Beckett is headed for the disabled list because of a finger injury and is expected to miss two starts before returning for Boston's home game May 29 against Cleveland. Beckett, baseball's winningest pitcher at 7-0, is recovering from a torn flap of skin on the middle finger of his throwing hand. The right-hander will throw on the side before Friday night's game against Atlanta, which he had been scheduled to start. The Red Sox said Beckett would go on the disabled list Friday and right-hander Devern Hansack would be recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket to face the Braves.
Hansack likely to start Friday
(5/17/2007) According to MLB.com, the Red Sox have still not named a starting pitcher for Friday's game against the Braves, but it is believed that Devern Hansack will fill-in for the injured Josh Beckett. Hansack was supposed to pitch Thursday for Triple-A Pawtucket, but he was scratched a few hours before taking the hill. It was also rumored that he was spotted leaving the Triple-A facility with his equipment bag and other belongings in hand.
Beckett out Friday, fill-in needed
(5/16/2007) Josh Beckett (finger) won't make his start Friday because of his avulsion on his finger. The Red Sox did not announce a replacement, but said it would be a starter from Triple-A. Various sources suggested Kyle Snyder would be it, but he's on the big league roster and pitched in relief Tuesday. Kason Gabbard, Devern Hansack of Runelvys Hernandez are options to fill the void, but Jon Lester (chemo) is not. Lester will start a new rehab assignment Saturday in Ottawa.
Beckett's status still up in air
(5/16/2007) With Josh Beckett (finger) still up in the air for Friday, various sources are suggesting Kyle Snyder or Kason Gabbard are options to fill the void. Devern Hansack and Runelvys Hernandez are other reported options, but Jon Lester (chemo) is not. Lester might start a new rehab assignment this weekend in Ottawa.
Hansack might return to BOS
(5/15/2007) The Boston Globe reports that Josh Beckett (blister) might miss Friday's start against Atlanta -- and he might even land on the 15-day disabled list. Beckett played catch with assistant trainer Mike Reinold while wearing a Band-Aid on his finger. "We'll use common sense," said manager Terry Francona. "We're not going to rush into it. Let's let the healing process begin and see how it's going."
Boston options Hansack
(5/11/2007) The Boston Red Sox optioned right-hander Devern Hansack to Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday and called up lefty reliever Javier Lopez. The Red Sox made the moves before their game against Orioles.
Hansack called up Thursday
(5/3/2007) The Boston Red Sox placed reliever Mike Timlin on the 15-day disabled list for the second time this season and recalled right-hander Devern Hansack from Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday. The 41-year-old Timlin has tendinitis in his right shoulder.
Hansack in line for a call up?
(4/13/2007) RHP Devern Hansack, who impressed Red Sox officials in spring training, has recorded 10 strikeouts in two consecutive starts for Class AAA Pawtucket.
Hansack has another 10-K night
(4/12/2007) According to MLB.com, Red Sox SP prospect Devern Hansack continues to show why the organization thinks so highly of him. For the second start in a row Wednesday at Triple-A Pawtucket, Hansack struck out 10 batters. He is now 1-0 with a 0.84 ERA.
Red Sox make some more cuts
(3/25/2007) The Red Sox optioned RHP Devern Hansack and OF David Murphy to Triple-A Pawtucket and assigned RHP Mike Burns and 1B Jeff Bailey to minor-league camp.
Hansack dazzles against Tampa
(3/24/2007) Red Sox SP Devern Hansack pitched three perfect innings, striking out three batters, during Saturday's spring game against the Devil Rays. He now has a 2.08 ERA and eight strikeouts in 8 2/3 innings this spring.
(3/12/2007) The Boston Herald reports the Red Sox signed SP Devern Hansack to a one year contract Sunday.
Hansack could forge bullpen role
(2/18/2007) Red Sox RHP Devern Hansack (8-7, 3.26 ERA for Double-A Portland last year) impressed in tossing a five-inning no-hitter on the final day of last season and could forge a meaningful bullpen role for himself if the relievers falter during spring training.
Hansack pitches 5-inning no-no
(10/2/2006) Devern Hansack threw no-hit ball for five innings before the game was called because of rain, giving Boston a 9-0 win over Baltimore -- but not giving the Red Sox rookie official credit for a no-hitter. "I wasn't disappointed because nobody can stop the rain," he said.
Hansack to start Sunday
(9/28/2006) Manager Terry Francona announced that RHP Devern Hansack will start the season finale Sunday against Baltimore.
Hansack not terrible in debut
(9/25/2006) Devern Hansack (0-1) allowed three runs and six hits in 5-plus innings Saturday in his major-league debut. "I thought he represented himself well," manager Terry Francona said. "Right from the first pitch of the game it looked like he belonged."