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Nate Jones is still in the expected stage of getting functional as a person before moving into baseball activities following a microdiscectomy performed on his back. But Jones is making definite progress.

"He's had a good week and progressing and at this point he's not ready for baseball activities," Hahn said. "But hopefully that occurs in the original time frame, which is in the next few weeks."

Conor Gillaspie has hit safely in 32 of his 36 games this season entering Sunday. Alexei Ramirez has hit safely in 46 of 57 White Sox games entering Sunday.

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