"I think it's one of those that's more precautionary," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said. "We're in a position where we can have Conor go in and not push Kep to have to go out there and play. [Keppinger] is still available if something happens."
Keppinger arrived at Kauffman Stadium having gone 12-of-31 with two doubles, a homer, three RBIs and seven runs scored over his last 10 games.
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