Found February 03, 2012 on ESPN:
PLAYERS: Tommy Hanson
TEAMS: Atlanta Braves
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Braves right-hander Tommy Hanson said Thursday his right shoulder is feeling good and he expects to be on a regular routine for the start of spring training.
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