Third to first

• With the quality start on Wednesday night, Danks has three straight quality starts to begin a season for the first time since 2010.

• The Sox have scored 89 runs over the first 15 games this season, compared to scoring 89 runs in all of April 2013 (25 games).

• On Wednesday, Sox pitchers issued 15 walks for the first time since May 7, 1992, also against Red Sox.

• Konerko needs just four total bases to tie Frank Thomas for the franchise record of 3,949.

Joe Popely is an associate reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.