Derek Jeter says he's healed up

Updated: March 8, 2013, 1:14 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- Derek Jeter said his fractured left ankle has passed the final test for him to be allowed to play in a spring training game for the New York Yankees.

"It is 100 percent healed, and now we move forward," Jeter said Friday after appearing in a simulated game in which he batted against Andy Pettitte.

The shortstop plans to talk with manager Joe Girardi on Friday or Saturday to decide when he can play his first spring training game. When he does, Girardi has said ...

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