"Mine was just me talking. I wasn't looking for a rebuttal. It's just more there were things that needed to be said and I'm the guy to say it."
• The South Siders' 250 homers since 2012 rank third in the Majors.
• Jesse Crain owns a 13-game scoreless streak, covering 12 1/3 innings.
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