Third to first

Third to first

• Double-A Birmingham manager Julio Vinas will serve as a coach for the World Team at the All-Star Futures Game on July 14 at Citi Field in New York. Vinas and the Barons have produced a 44-26 record and won the first-half title in the Southern League North Division.

• Alex Rios is on pace for 24 homers and 29 stolen bases, which would mark his third career 20/20 season. The White Sox have never had a 30/30 player.

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