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• Mike Gellinger, the well-respected White Sox assistant hitting coach, blacked out at his hotel Wednesday in Baltimore and suffered trauma to his vertebrae, according to White Sox general manager Ken Williams. He will be flying home from Baltimore on Sunday for further testing after recovering in a local hospital.

• Alejandro De Aza is on track to return to the White Sox Sunday. The leadoff man and center fielder has been sidelined by bruised left ribs and is on an injury rehab assignment after being placed on the disabled list retroactive to Aug. 18, but manager Robin Ventura said postgame Saturday that it was not a lock De Aza would start Sunday against Justin Verlander.

• Deunte Heath made his Major League debut during Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Tigers. He threw two pitches to Prince Fielder and induced an inning-ending double play in the eighth.

• The White Sox finished August with a 16-12 record, their fourth month with a .500 or better record in 2012.

• Dewayne Wise increased his single-season career high for stolen bases to 14 with two in Saturday's loss.

• Mike Gellinger, the well-respected White Sox assistant hitting coach, blacked out at his hotel Wednesday in Baltimore and suffered trauma to his vertebrae, according to White Sox general manager Ken Williams. He will be flying home from Baltimore on Sunday for further testing after recovering in a local hospital.

• Alejandro De Aza is on track to return to the White Sox Sunday. The leadoff man and center fielder has been sidelined by bruised left ribs and is on an injury rehab assignment after being placed on the disabled list retroactive to Aug. 18, but manager Robin Ventura said postgame Saturday that it was not a lock De Aza would start Sunday against Justin Verlander.

• Deunte Heath made his Major League debut during Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Tigers. He threw two pitches to Prince Fielder and induced an inning-ending double play in the eighth.

• The White Sox finished August with a 16-12 record, their fourth month with a .500 or better record in 2012.

• Dewayne Wise increased his single-season career high for stolen bases to 14 with two in Saturday's loss.