• White Sox legend and Hall of Famer Luis Aparicio celebrated his 80th birthday on Tuesday.
• Frank Francisco has not allowed an earned run over four innings and three games since joining Triple-A Charlotte. The veteran reliever has fanned six and walked just one.
• Courtney Hawkins leads the Carolina League with 27 RBIs and ranks second in all of the Minor Leagues for this category.
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