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• There's still no timetable for a return to the mound for Nate Jones, although Ventura said the closer candidate is getting closer.

"You don't want to rush him," Ventura said. "Arm-wise he looks pretty good anyway. If it was an arm issue, it'd probably be a little slower, but we're just making sure everything feels good before he gets out there and lets it go."

Jones has been sidelined since the start of camp with a moderate left glute strain.

Avisail Garcia was moving around normally during Sunday's workout after having an ingrown toenail worked on Friday.

• The novelty of having the Danks brothers, John and Jordan, in the same White Sox camp has worn off a bit this Spring Training.

"Yeah, we've quit doing the brother stories every day," John said. "I guess people are used to seeing us in here now."

• Former White Sox outfielder Darin Erstad, who played with the team in 2007, is in town for a college baseball tournament with his Nebraska squad. Erstad serves as the head coach for the Cornhuskers, his alma mater.

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