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Derek Jeter starts running

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Posted: Feb 11, 2013 8:37 PM by MARK DIDTLER
Updated: Feb 11, 2013 8:37 PM
Source: associated press

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Derek Jeter has run for the first time since breaking his left ankle in October.

The 38-year-old New York Yankees captain jogged on a treadmill Monday at the Yankees' minor league complex.

Jeter says he's been given the OK to do all activities on the leg he broke during Game 1 of the AL championship series against Detroit on Oct. 13. He had surgery a week later.

Jeter began his third week of workouts on a baseball field. He hit in a batting cage, fielded grounders on the grass in front of the infield dirt at shortstop and threw in the outfield.

The 13-time All-Star expects to be in New York's opening-day lineup against Boston on April 1.

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