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• Martellus Bennett, the Chicago Bears' new starting tight end, threw out one of Monday's ceremonial first pitches.

• Andy Wilkins was named International League Batter of the Week for the period of July 18-21. The first baseman for Triple-A Charlotte went 7-for-16, with three homers, five RBIs and six runs scored over a four-game stretch. Spencer Arroyo was named Southern League Pitcher of the Week for the period ending July 21. Arroyo earned the win on July 18 with seven scoreless innings.

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• Martellus Bennett, the Chicago Bears' new starting tight end, threw out one of Monday's ceremonial first pitches.

• Andy Wilkins was named International League Batter of the Week for the period of July 18-21. The first baseman for Triple-A Charlotte went 7-for-16, with three homers, five RBIs and six runs scored over a four-game stretch. Spencer Arroyo was named Southern League Pitcher of the Week for the period ending July 21. Arroyo earned the win on July 18 with seven scoreless innings.

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• The White Sox rank fourth in the Major Leagues with a .268 average with runners in scoring position and two outs. Alexei Ramirez (.353) and Dayan Viciedo (.346) lead the White Sox in this category.

• The White Sox committed just three errors over their previous 10 games and six in the last 20 entering play Monday.

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

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