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Arizona Diamondbacks Spring Training: Stephen Drew Gets Back On Field For First Time

Among the things that happened with the first day of workouts for the Arizona Diamondbacks, starting shortstop Stephen Drew, recovering from a broken ankle and a sports hernia, saw his first action on the field since is injury, something that manager Kirk Gibson said were "big steps."

They didn't work him too much and they have no plans on pushing him at this point, but Gibson said "he looked good today."

As for what he did, Gibson explained in his press conference:

"We put him through some agility stuff, I hit him some ground balls and he went over to the batting cage. then we shut him down. We did some things to cool him down properly, and we'll see how he does tomorrow."

Despite, the layoff, Drew did well in moving around. "He moved a lot better than I thought he would, to be honest," said Gibson.

They don't know whether he will be on track for Opening Day, but all indications are that this first step is a positive one.

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