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• Hector Santiago, who is stretching out as a starter for Triple-A Charlotte after starting 2012 as the White Sox closer, threw five scoreless innings for the Knights during Wednesday's 2-1 victory at Indianapolis. Santiago struck out three, walked three and threw 79 pitches. Santiago recently told MLB.com that he's ready to make a September spot-start for the White Sox or more likely prepared to work in long relief.

• The White Sox have played 69 games decided by three runs or fewer following Wednesday's 2-1 loss. They have a 16-14 mark in one-run games, an 11-15 record in two-run games and an 8-5 log in three-run games, standing 35-34 overall.

• From 2009-11, the White Sox had a 98-118 record against the American League Central. They are 25-19 within the division this year after Wednesday's loss to the Royals.

• Ken "Hawk" Harrelson left early from Wednesday night's TV broadcast to tend to a family matter. White Sox analyst Steve Stone finished the game on his own.

• The White Sox snapped a streak of 12 straight home games with a home run in Wednesday's 2-1 loss and are hitting .107 (3-for-28) with runners in scoring position over the last five games.

• A.J. Pierzynski extended his hitting streak to 10 games with two hits, including an RBI single on Wednesday.

• Brett Myers has not allowed an earned run in nine appearances with the White Sox.

• Hector Santiago, who is stretching out as a starter for Triple-A Charlotte after starting 2012 as the White Sox closer, threw five scoreless innings for the Knights during Wednesday's 2-1 victory at Indianapolis. Santiago struck out three, walked three and threw 79 pitches. Santiago recently told MLB.com that he's ready to make a September spot-start for the White Sox or more likely prepared to work in long relief.

• The White Sox have played 69 games decided by three runs or fewer following Wednesday's 2-1 loss. They have a 16-14 mark in one-run games, an 11-15 record in two-run games and an 8-5 log in three-run games, standing 35-34 overall.

• From 2009-11, the White Sox had a 98-118 record against the American League Central. They are 25-19 within the division this year after Wednesday's loss to the Royals.

• Ken "Hawk" Harrelson left early from Wednesday night's TV broadcast to tend to a family matter. White Sox analyst Steve Stone finished the game on his own.

• The White Sox snapped a streak of 12 straight home games with a home run in Wednesday's 2-1 loss and are hitting .107 (3-for-28) with runners in scoring position over the last five games.

• A.J. Pierzynski extended his hitting streak to 10 games with two hits, including an RBI single on Wednesday.

• Brett Myers has not allowed an earned run in nine appearances with the White Sox.