August 01, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) Pitching coach Don Cooper is back with the Chicago White Sox after missing 11 games because of vertigo.

Cooper rejoined the team Friday as the White Sox opened a six-game homestand against the Minnesota Twins. He says he's still not 100 percent but is ''feeling better than I did, that's for sure.''

He says the symptoms are ''manageable now.''

Cooper missed time twice last season because of diverticulitis, and given a choice, he says he would ''go for the diverticulitis over the vertigo.''

Bullpen coach Bobby Thigpen filled in for Cooper while he was out.

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