Third to first

Third to first

• Due to Sunday's extended rain delay, the White Sox will offer fans with tickets to the game a complimentary ticket to a home game next April, excluding Opening Day and the series against the Boston Red Sox from April 15-17.

"From a competitive balance standpoint and where the standings are right now, it was important for baseball that we played today's game," Brooks Boyer, White Sox senior vice president of sales and marketing, said in a statement. "We appreciate the patience of our fans, and the offer of a free ticket to a game next April is the least we could do after they waited out the long delay."

Avisail Garcia was scratched from Sunday's starting lineup to be with his pregnant wife. The couple is expecting its first child any day.

• Ventura said the only way to fix his club's awful defense going forward is putting in even more work toward the problem.

"We've focused on it before, and it seems like we're going to have to do more of it when we get to Spring Training," Ventura said. "It's not an easy part of the game because you can lose concentration or float or do whatever, but in the end you lose games because you can't catch the ball."

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.