{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Ventura expects Keppinger to return Tuesday

|
Ventura expects Keppinger to return Tuesday play video for Ventura expects Keppinger to return Tuesday

CHICAGO -- Jeff Keppinger missed a third straight game with lower back spasms, but White Sox manager Robin Ventura hopes to have his starting second baseman back for the start of the club's series in Texas on Tuesday night.

"Again, it's just one of those that he doesn't look like he'll be in there today," Ventura said. "Hopefully he's feeling better by the end of today or during the game."

When asked if Keppinger could be the seventh White Sox player to hit the disabled list if he wasn't ready Tuesday, Ventura stressed that he expected him back.

Scott Merkin is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Merk's Works, and follow him on Twitter @scottmerkin. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español