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• One year ago, Philip Humber threw the 21st perfect game in Major League history, striking out nine in a 4-0 victory at Seattle. Humber joined Mark Buehrle and Charles Robertson as White Sox pitchers to reach perfection, leaving the White Sox and Yankees as the only teams with three perfect games. On Saturday, Humber, pitching for the Astros, gave up eight runs in one-third of an inning against the Indians.

• Alejandro De Aza's five career leadoff homers tie him with Pat Kelly for third all-time in franchise history. Ray Durham (20) and Tim Raines (nine) sit at one and two.

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• One year ago, Philip Humber threw the 21st perfect game in Major League history, striking out nine in a 4-0 victory at Seattle. Humber joined Mark Buehrle and Charles Robertson as White Sox pitchers to reach perfection, leaving the White Sox and Yankees as the only teams with three perfect games. On Saturday, Humber, pitching for the Astros, gave up eight runs in one-third of an inning against the Indians.

• Alejandro De Aza's five career leadoff homers tie him with Pat Kelly for third all-time in franchise history. Ray Durham (20) and Tim Raines (nine) sit at one and two.

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• The White Sox bullpen leads the American League with a 1.63 ERA and .177 opponents' average against.

• Mike Squires and Jerry Dybzinski, members of the 1983 AL West champions, threw out ceremonial first pitches Sunday.

Scott Merkin is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Merk's Works, and follow him on Twitter @scottmerkin.

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