White Sox designate Jeff Keppinger for assignment after bringing him off the 15-day DL.
Jeff Keppinger said he'll test right shoulder on Tues. Opening Day readiness seems doubtful. 'I just know it hurts really bad," he said.
CSN Chicago "Barring a huge turnaround, Jeff Keppinger is headed for the disabled list. Since he arrived in camp last month the White Sox infielder has been restricted by tightness in his surgically repaired shoulder. The veteran’s only at-bats have come when he has been the designated hitter, a position..." March 13
Keppinger's surgery is set for Thursday. David Purcey left #WhiteSox to get a second opinion on his strained UCL.
CSN Chicago "The way they played two weeks ago, when everything that could go wrong did, the White Sox would have found a way to lose Tuesday. But the White Sox continued a trend of solid all-around play even when it appeared forces had conspired against them yet again. On a night when they learned Chris..." May 22
Keppinger for Dunn at 1B. Back spasms for Dunn. #WhiteSox.
Chicago Tribune "Jeff Keppinger hasn't lost his sense of humor despite his struggles during the first 6 1/2 weeks with the Chicago White Sox. "Please don't ask me about the walk," Keppinger smiled after drawing his first walk in 141 plate appearances this season. That walk occurred with the bases loaded and..." May 17
Daily Herald "When Opening Day lineups are announced Monday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field, White Sox fans are not going to notice many differences from 2012. Alejandro De Aza is still batting in the leadoff spot, Alex Rios, Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko are back in the heart of the order — albeit in..." March 31
Flowers listed in Sox's lineup. Keppinger starting at 3b.
CSN Chicago "Jeff Keppinger doesn’t anticipate his shoulder irritation will be a lingering issue. Keppinger’s status qualifies as good news for the White Sox, who have had a few recent minor injuries. The third baseman, who started at designated hitter Sunday in his first appearance since March 9, is..." March 18
CSN Chicago "The White Sox don’t plan to use Jeff Keppinger in the field until Wednesday because he has an irritated right shoulder. Keppinger could appear in the White Sox lineup as a designated hitter on Monday, but he won’t throw again until Wednesday, manager Robin Ventura said. Keppinger, whose..." March 11
South Side Sox "For those of you saddened by the prospect of the White Sox roster resolving itself too tidily (I'm looking at you, Steve_p), Jeff Keppinger has a sore shoulder for you to cling to. The ankle he injured during the offseason is fine. But his shoulder injury is preventing him from playing defense,..." February 27
Chicago Tribune "As a Class A second baseman in 2002, Jeff Keppinger swung for the fences in the home run derby at the South Atlantic League All-Star Game against the likes of promising sluggers Ryan Howard and Jose Bautista. This is who Keppinger thought he was, a power-hitting infielder who dug the long ball...." February 26
CSN Chicago "Now eight weeks into his rehab, Jeff Keppinger likes how his ankle has responded thus far. The White Sox infielder singled in his first at-bat and finished 1-for-3 in an exhibition game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. Keppinger, who was the team’s designated hitter Sunday, will play..." February 25
Chicago Tribune "As long as Jeff Keppinger continues to make contact, the White Sox and their newly acquired infielder won't be pouting. Keppinger was signed to a three-year, $12 million contract as the Sox try to cut down on their franchise-record 1,203 strikeouts in 2012. Making contact has been a source of..." February 15