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Third to first

• Sunday's lineup featured eight right-handed hitters and Blake Tekotte against left-hander David Price, with Adam Dunn and Alejandro De Aza getting a break. Manager Robin Ventura put Ramirez first, Beckham second, Jeff Keppinger cleanup and Josh Phegley fifth.

• First-time All-Star Jesse Crain didn't travel with the team this weekend after being temporarily shut down because of the strained right shoulder that put him on the disabled list Wednesday. Crain plans to begin his rehab program Monday, when the White Sox return home to take on the Cubs.

• For just the third time in the history of the All-Star Final Vote, the White Sox are without a candidate. They also were shut out in 2007 and 2009. Scott Podsednik beat out Derek Jeter among others in 2005, A.J. Pierzynski won in '06 and Paul Konerko was the AL pick in 2011. Their 10 overall candidates leads the Majors, while their three wins leave them tied with Boston and Philadelphia.

• Dewayne Wise went 1-for-2 with a RBI in his injury rehab contest (strained right oblique) for Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday.

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