Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 2/20/12
Buster Posey said he had a hard time digesting the replays of Stephen Drews severe ankle injury. It made my stomach turn watching it, said Posey, who suffered a similar but less stressful ankle injury last May. Drew was back in his natural habitat Monday, taking grounders at shortstop on one of the Diamondbacks' practice field at Salt River Fields, the first time he has done baseball activities with the team since his injury last July 20. He worked for about 15-20 minutes before taking a turn in the batting cage. "It was weird and good at the same time. Overall, I was pretty pleased. It was a good day," Drew said. Drew began hitting earlier in his rehab process and expects to be on the same schedule Tuesday, ankle permitting. "Well see when I come in", Drew said, referring to his arrival on Tuesday. "That will be the key -- how much can I do before I cant do anything and have to take two days off? We are kind of playing it by ear. Its not like pulling a hamstring. Ligaments have to heal up. "Its going to make me better. When someone goes through something like this, you have a more respect for guys that come back, because it is very hard."
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