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Jeff Keppinger remains at extended spring camp, but Ventura said there was no update on how the infielder's right shoulder has progressed.

• Reliever Nate Jones still is not ready for baseball activities. The right-handed reliever was placed on the disabled list with soreness in his back.

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Jeff Keppinger remains at extended spring camp, but Ventura said there was no update on how the infielder's right shoulder has progressed.

• Reliever Nate Jones still is not ready for baseball activities. The right-handed reliever was placed on the disabled list with soreness in his back.

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• Carroll praised Triple-A pitching coach Richard Dotson for influencing both his physical and mental preparation on the mound.

• Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon likes what he sees from the White Sox.

"There's a grittiness about them right now," Maddon said. "There's no, they're not, I'm not saying they did this last year, they're not mailing anything in. Their at-bats are really sound right now."

• Wednesday's White Sox starter remains to be determined, although it could be new acquisition Hector Noesi, if he's not needed prior to the afternoon contest against the Tigers.

Scott Merkin is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Merk's Works, and follow him on Twitter @scottmerkin.

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