Hancock turns season around in Eugene

By TIM McDONOUGH mcdonough@crescent-news.com Published:

Sometimes a change of scenery can make all the difference. Former Defiance pitching standout Justin Hancock found that out this summer during his first full season in the minor leagues. The 2011 9th-round draft pick of the San Diego Padres begin the 2012 campaign with the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Single A), but finished it with the Eugene Emeralds (Single A short season).