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Stephens Still Pretty Far Off

Jason Stephens had Tommy John surgery last July. While he felt he was a bit ahead of schedule in his rehab at one point in the offseason, he says he's closer to the expected timeframe of returning within 12-18 months and he should be reaching an important milestone in his rehab next week.

"It hasn't been too bad," Jason Stephens said of his return from Tommy John surgery. "I knew what to expect. I knew it was going to be a 12-month rehab. There's not too many ways you can speed it up. I just needed to stay diligent in my work and work my way through it." "I'm feeling good. I'm getting healthier every time and I feel a little bit stronger. It's a little tough in Spring...