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Third to first

• Catcher Hector Gimenez cleared waivers and accepted an assignment to Triple-A Charlotte. Gimenez was designated on July 5 to make room for Josh Phegley's arrival.

• Jesse Crain played light catch from 40 to 50 feet on Tuesday, marking the first time the right-hander has thrown since going on the disabled list July 3 with a right shoulder strain.

• Phegley joined Brent Morel (2010 vs. Royals), Josh Fields (2006 vs. Tigers) and Carlos Lee (1999 vs. A's) as the only White Sox players to homer in their first at-bat at U.S. Cellular Field per STATS, LLC. Phegley is also the first rookie in franchise history to record an RBI in each of his first three games, per STATS.

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