Third to first

Third to first

• Since the start of the 2003 season, White Sox pitchers lead the Major Leagues with 865 quality starts. That total stands as six more than the Angels.

• Kevin Youkilis played in career game No. 1,000 on Wednesday.

• The White Sox lead the Majors with 38 homers in August.

• Scottie Pippen threw out one of the ceremonial first pitches on Wednesday in honor of Chicago Bulls night at U.S. Cellular Field.

• The 15 strikeouts for the White Sox in Wednesday's 2-1 victory are the most they have had against the Yankees in any game.

• The White Sox recorded their eighth three-game sweep of the season and fourth at home. They have an 18-5 mark in their last 23 home games.