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Minor League Player of the Year, Demoted

Minor League Player of the Year, Demoted

The St. Louis Cardinals sent Travis Hanson, the organization's 2005 Minor League Player of the Year, back down to Double-A Springfield on Wednesday in order to help the promising infielder to regain his confidence and the form that contributed to his success last season.

Third baseman Travis Hanson, a member of the St. Louis Cardinals 40-man roster was demoted from Triple-A Memphis yesterday to Double-A Springfield. The Cardinals 2005 Minor League Player of the Year was hitting just .220 this season with just one home run and 18 RBI, a far cry from the .284 with 20 home runs and 97 RBI from him last season. Considered by many as the best defensive infielder in...

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