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White Sox Injury Update: Nate Jones, Matt Lindstrom

The Chicago White Sox entered a series against the Boston Red Sox on Monday with a record of 42-47, good for fourth in the American League Central. Although in the upper half of the Major Leagues in runs scored, the White Sox are 28th in team ERA at 4.21. Two key components to the bullpen, Nate Jones and Matt Lindstrom have been battling to get back from injury, although there...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox reliever Nate Jones to have minor back surgery

White Sox right-hander Nate Jones, who hasn’t pitched since April 3 because of a sore lower back, will have a minor procedure Monday that should allow him to begin throwing in a month, the Sox said Saturday. The mini-discectomy, an out-patient operation, shaves part of the disk material that is pressing on a nerve root or spinal cord. “Fortunately, it’s not a season-ending...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Jones Placed on DL

Chicago White Sox Baseball — Chicago Tribune Reporter Colleen Kane has reported that Chicago White Sox pitcher Nate Jones has been placed on the 15 day disabled list. The move happens as the White Sox get ready to take on the Kansas City Royals this weekend. Jones had pitched in back to back appearances (most recently in yesterday’s loss) while failing to record an out, so the...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox place Nate Jones on the disabled list

Nate Jones walked both batters he faced Thursday and now the White Sox have placed him on the disabled list with a strained hip. Jones suffered the injury early in spring training–it was called a glute injury at the time–but recovered enough to begin the season on the active roster as a setup man after losing the closer competition to Matt Lindstrom. However, he aggravated the...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox' Nate Jones re-aggrevates left glute

After spending Spring Training dealing with a strained left gluteal muscle, Chicago White Sox pitcher Nate Jones left Thursday's game after walking the only two batters he faced. Initial indications say that Jones re-aggravated the glute strain, forcing him to leave the game.'s Scott Merkin announced the news Thursday afternoon via Twitter.Jones has a re-strain of...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No activities for White Sox pitcher Nate Jones for 3-4 days

Nate Jones has been prescribed butt rest over bed rest. Per the training staff, the White Sox reliever has been restricted from any baseball activity for three or four days as he rests a gluteal strain that has bothered him for more than a week. The right-hander — one of the favorites to become the team’s new closer — had an MRI and X-rays performed on Friday. Jones said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox closer candidate Nate Jones sidelined indefinitely with glute strain

With the departure of Addison Reed, Nate Jones was considered one of the leading candidates to take over the closer job for the Chicago White Sox. However, a glute strain may have just put a big dent in his chances to claim the role during spring training, as reported by Dan Hayes of CSN Chicago. Jones reported with a strained gluteus, which he informed the team had been sustained...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox’ Nate Jones day-to-day with glute strain

As the first workouts of Spring Training roll along, some players are already experiencing minor injuries. Scott Merkin, who covers the Chicago White Sox for, reports that Nate Jones is day-to-day after suffering a glute strain. Jones has been listed as the primary candidate to assume to 9th-inning closer role after Addison Reed was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Jones...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Jones expected to open season as White Sox closer

The Chicago White Sox figure to open the season with Nate Jones as their closer. Jones, 28, has an upper 90s fastball and struck out 89 batters in 78 inning a season ago. I still think Nate Jones is the clubhouse closer favorite. — Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) January 26, 2014 He would assume the closer duties with the trade of Addison Reed earlier this winter. In 70 games lat...
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Chicago White Sox closer options

Nate Jones (Photo credit: Orlin Wagner/AP) When looking at the Chicago White Sox’ depth chart for the 2014 season, one of the major areas of concern has to be the back end of the bullpen.  This uncertainty is a result of the December 16 trade which sent Addison Reed to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for third baseman Matt Davidson.  During the 2013 season, Reed posted a...
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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