Third to first

Third to first

• Quintana threw just 20 pitches over one inning in Monday's rain-shortened start. So the White Sox tentatively have him scheduled to return on two days' rest Thursday night in Baltimore.

Quintana views Monday as a bullpen day or just side work because of the low pitch count.

"I prepare the same whether I go to a game or the bullpen," said Quintana through White Sox coach and translator Lino Diaz. "It's one of those things I can't control. I can't control what happened with the weather."

Avisail Garcia was one of the candidates for American League Player of the Week, won by Oakland's Brandon Moss. Garcia hit .458 with two homers and six RBIs during the past week.

Adam Dunn ranks second in the Majors in pitches seen per plate appearance. Boston's Mike Napoli is No. 1 at 4.55, followed by the White Sox designated hitter at 4.28.

• Zach Stewart was named International League Pitcher of the Week for Aug. 26-Sept. 2. He finished 1-1 with a 0.00 ERA in two starts covering 16 innings for Charlotte.

• Birmingham (Southern League) and Great Falls (Pioneer League) both reached the playoffs out of the White Sox Minor League system.

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.