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• Sale has struck out 446 batters through his first 63 career starts, which is the most in White Sox history, according to Elias Sports Bureau. It's the third-most among active pitchers, behind Yu Darvish (513) and Tim Lincecum (461).

Paul Konerko needed five total bases entering Friday to break Frank Thomas' franchise record of 3,949.

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• Sale has struck out 446 batters through his first 63 career starts, which is the most in White Sox history, according to Elias Sports Bureau. It's the third-most among active pitchers, behind Yu Darvish (513) and Tim Lincecum (461).

Paul Konerko needed five total bases entering Friday to break Frank Thomas' franchise record of 3,949.

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• The White Sox faced a left-handed starter for the second straight game on Friday night, after seeing just two southpaw starters in their first 15 games.

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

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