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• The Commissioner's Office announced Friday that White Sox shortstop Carlos Gonzales was one of three Minor League players suspended following violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Gonzalez has been suspended for 50 games without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol. The suspension of Gonzalez, who is currently on the roster of the Dominican Summer League White Sox, is effective immediately. Gonzalez was hitting .209 in 58 games.

• Leyson Septimo, who has been on the disabled list since Aug. 17 with left biceps inflammation, began a rehab assignment by tossing one scoreless inning Friday for Triple-A Charlotte. The left-handed reliever has a 6.00 ERA in 12 appearances with the White Sox.

• Chris Sale's 15-4 mark is tied for the fifth best by a White Sox pitcher in his first 19 decisions, according to Elias. Sale trails Gary Peters (1963), Billy Pierce (1956), Sloppy Thurston (1924) and Eddie Cicotte (1919), who all were 16-3.

Sale put together his fourth double-digit strikeout effort by fanning 13 Yankees in Wednesday's victory, joining Ed Walsh (four in 1910) and Javier Vazquez (four in 2006) as the only players in franchise history to accomplish that feat.

• The White Sox are 19-5 in their last 24 home games and are 22-4 against the Mariners since the start of the 2010 season.

• Alexei Ramirez has produced six homers over his last 27 games after recording just two in his first 94.

• Paul Konerko is hitting .357 with three homers and five RBIs since returning from the seven-day disabled list.

• The Commissioner's Office announced Friday that White Sox shortstop Carlos Gonzales was one of three Minor League players suspended following violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Gonzalez has been suspended for 50 games without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol. The suspension of Gonzalez, who is currently on the roster of the Dominican Summer League White Sox, is effective immediately. Gonzalez was hitting .209 in 58 games.

• Leyson Septimo, who has been on the disabled list since Aug. 17 with left biceps inflammation, began a rehab assignment by tossing one scoreless inning Friday for Triple-A Charlotte. The left-handed reliever has a 6.00 ERA in 12 appearances with the White Sox.

• Chris Sale's 15-4 mark is tied for the fifth best by a White Sox pitcher in his first 19 decisions, according to Elias. Sale trails Gary Peters (1963), Billy Pierce (1956), Sloppy Thurston (1924) and Eddie Cicotte (1919), who all were 16-3.

Sale put together his fourth double-digit strikeout effort by fanning 13 Yankees in Wednesday's victory, joining Ed Walsh (four in 1910) and Javier Vazquez (four in 2006) as the only players in franchise history to accomplish that feat.

• The White Sox are 19-5 in their last 24 home games and are 22-4 against the Mariners since the start of the 2010 season.

• Alexei Ramirez has produced six homers over his last 27 games after recording just two in his first 94.

• Paul Konerko is hitting .357 with three homers and five RBIs since returning from the seven-day disabled list.