Third to first

Third to first

• Adam Dunn's two singles in Friday's 2-1 loss to the Tigers gave the slugger 1,500 hits over his 13-year-career. That total includes 431 homers, 312 doubles and 10 triples. But the milestone in yet another loss didn't exactly move Dunn.

"That's about probably 100 or 200th on the list of things to worry about," said Dunn after Friday's setback. "It will be something cool later. But now it means nothing."

• The Cardinals and the White Sox are the only two teams to play less than 50 games at home this season, both sitting at 49. The White Sox begin a 10-game homestand Monday night against the Yankees.

• Ventura is looking forward to seeing new acquisition Avisail Garcia after Garcia went 3-for-4 with a home run, four RBIs and two runs scored starting for Triple-A Charlotte Friday.

"We've seen him from afar," said Ventura of Garcia. "But it's always different when you see him on your team and how he fits in and how you'll use him."

• After 10-12 start on the road, the White Sox have a 7-27 mark in their last 34 away from home.

• Konerko returned to first base Saturday night, marking his first game in the field for the White Sox since June 23 in Kansas City due to a lower back strain.

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.