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Derek Jeter runs bases, 'feels good'

Updated: June 29, 2011, 10:57 AM ET
ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has run the bases for the first time, a key step in his rehabilitation program for a strained right calf.

The Yankees captain ran from home to first four times, first to second three times and first to third once on Tuesday at the team's minor league complex.

"Running is probably most important," Jeter told The Associated Press. "Feels good. I'm sure we'll pick it up in the next couple days."

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