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Jorge Getting Close To Resuming Catchng Activities

Tim Britton :

Manager Joe Girardi is hopeful that Jorge Posada can begin working behind the plate in the next week.

Girardi has yet to talk extensively about a timetable with Posada and trainer Gene Monahan, but the plan remains to work Posada back into catching shape soon.

"It's not like starting over, but it's getting back there," Girardi said, mentioning that Posada would have to catch a few bullpen sessions, throw to the bases and do some blocking exercises before returning behind the plate in a game. "My concern is how he responds to that. You probably want to see a couple days and see how he responds."

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"You'd see how his foot would really react in certain situations," Girardi said of the hypothetical rehab. ...

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