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TAMPA, Fla. Custom Nick Bosa Jersey . -- Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has taken another stride in his comeback from a broken left ankle by running outdoors for the first time in two months. Jeter started the running program Thursday at Steinbrenner Field and called it "the last step" before playing in minor league games. The Yankees captain hopes to run the bases soon. "Everything is good," Jeter said. "No problems whatsoever. Ive done everything else. Its a constant progression." There is no date yet for Jeter to begin a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment. "As soon as I can get out there, Ill get out there," Jeter said. "We havent got that far yet." Jeter has been taking batting practice and fielding grounders. The 13-time All-Star hasnt played this season after breaking his ankle in the playoffs last October and having surgery. Another fracture was discovered during his first rehab in April. After the workout, which was moved due to wet grounds, Jeter drove teammate Alex Rodriguez back to the Yankees minor league complex from nearby Steinbrenner Field. Rodriguez is rehabbing following hip surgery in January. Jeter said "of course" when asked if Rodriguez will be a productive player when he rejoins the Yankees. Jeter added there is "no way he can be a distraction to us." The status of A-Rods rehabilitation, however, became a point of contention this week. The star third baseman posted Tuesday evening on Twitter that his hip surgeon had cleared him to play in rehab games, a move that angered general manager Brian Cashman because Rodriguez has not been cleared by team doctors yet. "Why would he be a distraction?" Jeter said. "You guys may be a distraction to him, if you ask him questions. Ive never seen how someone could be a distraction to a team because we dont have to deal with it." Rodriguez continued to take simulated at-bats. "He looked good," Jeter said. "Alex works extremely hard. Hes working hard now to get back." Rodriguez did not stop to talk with reporters when he left the complex. The Yankees expect both to return to the active roster after the All-Star break. NOTES: OF Curtis Granderson (broken knuckle) is doing range of motion exercises but has not started swinging a bat. His car, parked next to Jeters in the players lot, was hit by a batting practice home run by a minor leaguer that landed on and went over the clubhouse roof. ... C Francisco Cervelli (broken hand) is hitting in an indoor cage. Nick Bosa Jersey Large . This should be celebrated because it will not always be this way. With the amount of money given to players by their clubs these days, it is a wonder that so many of those teams allow the sport to continue to take away many of their assets so they can play for a different team in the middle of their season. Custom 49ers T-shirts . Anthony Calvillo, through 20 CFL seasons, was frequently invincible and largely stoic in the heat of competition. But underneath the professional exterior he was, and is, compellingly human. http://www.custom49ersjersey.com/ . -- Jakob Silfverberg is making himself right at home with the Anaheim Ducks, scoring four goals in his first four games. Rhode Island guard Jarvis Garrett has been cleared and will play Sunday against Duke, Rams coach Dan Hurley told ESPN.Garrett was put in a neck brace and taken off the court on a stretcher after hitting his head during the No. 21 Rams game against No. 24 Cincinnati?on Saturday.Garrett fell hard underneath his teams basket late in the first half of the Rams 76-71 victory?in the Hall of Fame Tipoff Tournament and hit his head on a cameramans knee on his way to the ground, snapping his nneck back. Cheap 49ers Jerseys. He stayed on the floor for several minutes, before walking under his own power to the stretcher, and he was seen saying, Im OK. He was taken to Backus Hospital for tests.Hurley told ESPN on Saturday that Garrett suffered a neck sprain and that X-rays were negative.ESPNs Jeff Goodman and The Associated Press contributed to this report. ' ' '
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