Robin Ventura said Wednesday that Dylan Axelrod is in line to start one of Monday's split-doubleheader games against the Indians at Progressive Field, assuming he's not previously needed in relief.
Addison Reed has made 11 consecutive scoreless appearances to start the season, tying him with Matt Karchner (1995) for the second-longest streak by a White Sox rookie reliever at the season's outset since 1921. Sergio Santos has the record at 12.
Philip Humber is 0-5 with a 5.61 ERA over his last 10 starts at home after Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Indians. He's also 1-3 with a 5.98 ERA against the American League Central since last season.
The White Sox are 3-8 over their last 11 home games and 2-4 on this homestand.
A.J. Pierzynski caught his 1,452nd career game, moving him past Mickey Cochrane for sole possession of 34th place on the all-time list. He's tied with Ron Karkovice for seventh on the White Sox list at 918.