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• Veteran infielder Jeff Keppinger is providing personal updates via the @JKeppinger account on his sore right shoulder that landed him on the disabled list to start the season.

He tweeted Monday from extended spring camp: "Made it through the whole game today! One more on Wednesday and finally out of AZ:)." And on April 21, Keppinger tweeted: "1-3 today and played 6 innings at 3rd!!! Things are starting to look up:)"

• White Sox legend and Hall of Famer Luis Aparicio celebrated his 80th birthday on Tuesday.

• Frank Francisco has not allowed an earned run over four innings and three games since joining Triple-A Charlotte. The veteran reliever has fanned six and walked just one.

• Courtney Hawkins leads the Carolina League with 27 RBIs and ranks second in all of the Minor Leagues for this category.

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