"He's getting ready to take ground balls, probably next [week], sometime late in the week, if he keeps progressing," Showalter said. "I saw him running yesterday. He's doing a lot of things, little by little —just little hurdles to cross. He's doing some trunk rotation now. We're being real cautious with it. If it was a different time frame, we'd be going a little different, but we want to get it right the first time.