• The White Sox rank second in the American League with a .286 average with runners in scoring position, including a .308 mark over their last 12 games.
• Tommy Hanson walked five and struck out one over 4 1/3 innings Thursday night during Charlotte's 6-1 loss to Buffalo. Hanson has allowed seven runs on nine hits and has walked 11 over 13 1/3 innings since joining the Knights.
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