Scott Merkin, who covers the Chicago White Sox for MLB.com, 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, 28, will be entering his third year with the White Sox and has been a reliable reliever over the past two years. In 2012, he posted an 8-0 record with a 2.39 ERA over 71.2 innings. Last year, he had a slightly worse year, going 4-5 with a 4.15 ERA in 78 innings, but did see his K/9 go up from 8.2 to 10.3 and decreased bettered his K/BB ratio from 2.03 to 3.42.
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