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• The White Sox rank second in baseball with a .988 fielding percentage, trailing only the Mariners at .989. The White Sox allowed a Major League-low 26 unearned runs entering Monday's action.

• Dawn Harper, the Olympic gold medalist in the 100-meter hurdles, threw out one of Monday's ceremonial first pitches.

The White Sox have won 11 of their last 14 home games and 25 of their last 33. They are 66-34 when hitting a home run, 40-11 when recording multiple homers and beat Detroit for the first time since May 14.

• With his 26th homer during Monday's win, A.J. Pierzynski tied Carlton Fisk for second-most homers by a White Sox catcher in a single season. Fisk also hit 37 in 1985.

• The White Sox rank second in baseball with a .988 fielding percentage, trailing only the Mariners at .989. The White Sox allowed a Major League-low 26 unearned runs entering Monday's action.

• Dawn Harper, the Olympic gold medalist in the 100-meter hurdles, threw out one of Monday's ceremonial first pitches.

The White Sox have won 11 of their last 14 home games and 25 of their last 33. They are 66-34 when hitting a home run, 40-11 when recording multiple homers and beat Detroit for the first time since May 14.

• With his 26th homer during Monday's win, A.J. Pierzynski tied Carlton Fisk for second-most homers by a White Sox catcher in a single season. Fisk also hit 37 in 1985.