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Third to first

• The White Sox remain undecided as to their starter for the afternoon portion of Friday's day-night doubleheader with the Twins. John Danks will start the nightcap.

Ventura said on Tuesday that the club could call up a starter as the extra 26th man it's entitled to just for the doubleheader. Erik Johnson last pitched on Aug. 3, so he would be on schedule. The White Sox manager also said the team could use relievers exclusively for Game 1.

• Entering Tuesday's contest, Avisail Garcia was hitting .389 with one homer, one triple and seven RBIs in five games for Triple-A Charlotte since coming to the White Sox in a three-way trade with Detroit and Boston.

• Brian Omogrosso underwent season-ending surgery on Monday to remove loose bodies and shave down a bone spur in his right elbow. Omogrosso, 29, is expected to resume throwing within eight to 10 weeks and is done for the 2013 season. He made 12 relief appearances for the White Sox before being placed on the disabled list retroactive to June 29.

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