He was surprised he felt good enough to play, although he said the injury initially didn't feel as severe as back inflammation that prompted one of his four trips to the DL last season.
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"I know I've had a really slow start," Choo said. "The last couple of games I'm kind of feeling back to normal. Seeing a lot of pitches, swinging at strikes."
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