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• Dayan Viciedo missed a second straight start Sunday because of a sore right shoulder, after being scratched prior to Saturday's game. Manager Robin Ventura said the left fielder felt the soreness during batting practice Saturday, but didn't think it was serious.

"He felt it and didn't feel right going out there," Ventura said. "I don't want a guy feeling he's hurt one day and then force him back in there today."

• The White Sox have put together eight winning streaks of four or more games, including a season-best nine-game streak from May 23 to June 1. The White Sox have lost more than three games in a row just twice, both being five-game skids, from April 24-28 and from July 18-22.

• With 43 homers, the White Sox led the Majors in August entering play Sunday. They ranked second in the Majors with 169 overall and are on pace to hit 218.

• Alex Rios became the third player in team history to have 30-plus doubles, 20-plus homers and 20-plus stolen bases in a single season, joining Ray Durham and Magglio Ordonez from 2001.

• Dayan Viciedo missed a second straight start Sunday because of a sore right shoulder, after being scratched prior to Saturday's game. Manager Robin Ventura said the left fielder felt the soreness during batting practice Saturday, but didn't think it was serious.

"He felt it and didn't feel right going out there," Ventura said. "I don't want a guy feeling he's hurt one day and then force him back in there today."

• The White Sox have put together eight winning streaks of four or more games, including a season-best nine-game streak from May 23 to June 1. The White Sox have lost more than three games in a row just twice, both being five-game skids, from April 24-28 and from July 18-22.

• With 43 homers, the White Sox led the Majors in August entering play Sunday. They ranked second in the Majors with 169 overall and are on pace to hit 218.

• Alex Rios became the third player in team history to have 30-plus doubles, 20-plus homers and 20-plus stolen bases in a single season, joining Ray Durham and Magglio Ordonez from 2001.