Third to first

Third to first

• Advanced Rookie Great Falls, managed by Pete Rose, Jr., was eliminated from the Pioneer League playoffs after losing Game 2 to Helena, 8-6, in the semis. Great Falls lost by a 16-5 margin in Game 1.

• The White Sox entered Wednesday's rubber game with the Tigers on an 11-7 run over their last 18 home games, compared to a 5-14 record in their previous 19.

• The White Sox have a losing record against every division in the AL and are 8-12 against National League teams.

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