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Rehabbing Jeter works out in Florida

Image: Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees (© Paul Sancya/AP)
Derek Jeter broke his ankle fielding a grounder in the AL championship series on Oct. 13.
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP)

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is performing limited on-field work at the team's minor-league complex in Florida as part of a rehabilitation program for a left ankle injury.

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Jeter took five rounds of batting practice on Monday. He also fielded 21 grounders at the normal shortstop position, which was a decreased total from workouts last Wednesday and Friday.

The Yankees captain did straight line running in the outfield. The 13-time All-Star ran last week from first to third on the grass just behind the infield dirt.

Jeter hasn't played since appearing in a minor-league spring training game as a designated hitter on March 23, when the ankle he broke in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series in October bothered him while running.

Placed on the disabled list March 31, there's still no timetable on when Jeter will be activated.

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