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Colvin Taking Strides

Colvin misses the outfield (STAFF PHOTO/PAM DAVIS)

DAYTONA BEACH -- The Chicago Cubs' first-round pick in the 2006 draft (13th overall) from Clemson is taking strides and is on the road to getting back into full swing.

Normally a regular in center field, Colvin underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow after the 2008 season ended and spent most of the off-season at the Cubs' rehab facilities in Mesa, Ariz. Now, six months after surgery, Colvin is suiting up as the designated hitter for Advanced Class-A Daytona, exactly where he predicted he'd be when he was rehabbing in Mesa earlier this spring. "It's... Recommended Stories

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