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Bill Ladson

Drew doing baseball activities, but status TBD

Drew doing baseball activities, but status TBD

WASHINGTON -- Nationals infielder Stephen Drew, who is on the disabled list because of vertigo-like symptoms, played catch and performed infield drills at Nationals Park on Sunday.

On the surface, it looked like Drew wasn't having any problems catching or throwing the baseball, but according to a baseball source, he is still experiencing dizzy spells. It's not known what Drew will do next.

Drew's problems started during the week of July 19, when he caught the flu. For four days, he didn't eat or drink anything because of a high fever. After he recovered from the flu, Drew started having problems with his right inner ear.

Drew has been arguably Washington's best player off the bench, going 6-for-20 (.300) with three home runs and six RBIs as a pinch-hitter. Overall, Drew is hitting .262 with seven home runs and 17 RBIs in 51 games.

Bill Ladson has covered the Nationals/Expos for MLB.com since 2002 and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the Time. He also can be found on Twitter @WashingNats. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.