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• Fifty members of the White Sox Amateur City Elite youth baseball program will attend a special screening of "42" on Saturday afternoon in Country Club Hills, a southwest suburb of Chicago. The White Sox have arranged for the youngsters to view the film based on the life of Jackie Robinson and his breaking of the color barrier in 1947 with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey.

• The White Sox allowed 20 runs in their three-game sweep at the hands of the Nationals, compared with 19 allowed in their first six.

• Hector Gimenez started behind the plate Friday to get another left-handed bat in the lineup against Cleveland starter Justin Masterson. Ventura also gave a night off to Tyler Flowers, who is hitless in his last 17 at-bats.

Scott Merkin is a reporter for Read his blog, Merk's Works, and follow him on Twitter @scottmerkin. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.