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• White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he didn't check with catcher A.J. Pierzynski about starting Wednesday afternoon's series finale after a Tuesday night game due to the number of off-days Chicago has coming up and the fact that Pierzynski had off Sunday. Ventura hasn't done much to change his lineup at all during the South Siders' seven-game winning streak entering Monday.

"It's hard to change it. They look fine. They're hitting well," Ventura said. "We have a lot of off-days coming up. There's plenty of time for guys to get rest."

• Dayan Viciedo is 13-for-25 with four homers and 12 RBIs over his last six games entering Wednesday.

• After allowing 16 earned runs over 23 innings spanning seven outings from May 13-19, the White Sox bullpen has allowed only five earned runs over 28 innings for a 1.61 ERA and .173 opponents' average over their last nine games entering Wednesday. They have issued only seven walks during that span, eight of the outings have been two innings or more and six have been scoreless.

• White Sox manager Robin Ventura said he didn't check with catcher A.J. Pierzynski about starting Wednesday afternoon's series finale after a Tuesday night game due to the number of off-days Chicago has coming up and the fact that Pierzynski had off Sunday. Ventura hasn't done much to change his lineup at all during the South Siders' seven-game winning streak entering Monday.

"It's hard to change it. They look fine. They're hitting well," Ventura said. "We have a lot of off-days coming up. There's plenty of time for guys to get rest."

• Dayan Viciedo is 13-for-25 with four homers and 12 RBIs over his last six games entering Wednesday.

• After allowing 16 earned runs over 23 innings spanning seven outings from May 13-19, the White Sox bullpen has allowed only five earned runs over 28 innings for a 1.61 ERA and .173 opponents' average over their last nine games entering Wednesday. They have issued only seven walks during that span, eight of the outings have been two innings or more and six have been scoreless.