Third to first

Third to first
• If manager Robin Ventura has felt the need to address a player or get on an individual about a possible misstep, he has done that on a one-on-one basis and not through a team-wide speech.

"I don't want to make it a big [deal] ... put a sign on the door that we're having a session," Ventura said. "There are ways to talk with somebody without having to call them in the office all the time. We talk to them all the time, whether it's on the field, in the dugout, on the plane. There are ways to do it."

• The White Sox are 27-10 in their last 37 home games following Monday's 5-4 victory over the Indians. They have a 26-18 record in one-run games, and have won six straight against Cleveland for the first time since they won six straight in 2003.

• Donnie Veal gave up his first hit to a left-handed batter in 27 at-bats with Shin-Soo Choo's ninth inning double.