Third to first

Third to first

• Marcus Semien has been promoted from Double-A Birmingham to Triple-A Charlotte, after hitting .290 with 21 doubles, five triples, 15 homers, 49 RBIs and 20 stolen bases in 105 games for the Barons. Semien, 22, played 47 games at shortstop, 41 at second and 17 and third.

He topped the Southern League in hits with 114, runs scored at 90, on-base percentage (.420), total bases (190) and walks (84). He hit .543 over his last 10 games for Birmingham, with five doubles, five homers and 14 RBIs.

The sixth-round pick in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft had two four-hit games and one three-hit game in his last seven.

• Jeff Keppinger's two-run single in the ninth inning of Wednesday's 6-5 loss marked the first pinch-hit RBIs for the White Sox this season.

• Jose Quintana leads the Majors with 14 no-decisions and has 24 since 2012.

• The White Sox are currently in a stretch of playing 31 games in 31 days to start the season's second half. They have one off-day and one doubleheader in this stretch.

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.