• Reliever Ronald Belisario was the only one of the 36 pitchers and catchers not in attendance for Saturday's opening day of camp. The free-agent right-hander, who agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with the White Sox, is having visa problems getting out of Venezuela.
• After getting married to country performer Ashley Monroe during the offseason, Danks moved from Texas to Nashville. Danks enjoyed his new environment, aside from the cold, but still believes he is a Texan at heart.
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