"We've been blessed to have faced everyone's best at their best," said Dunn with a smile.
"It's good for us though," Semien said. "You've got to beat the best to be the best."
• Entering Wednesday's contest, White Sox closer Matt Lindstrom had thrown 25 career scoreless innings against the Cubs over 25 appearances.
• White Sox pregame stretch started about 20 minutes early Wednesday so the team could run through drills focused on fundamentals as well as pitchers' fielding practice.
"When you have a day like today, you bring it back out just as a refresher course, stuff that you haven't been able to work on for a while," Ventura said. "You want to be able to work on it and stay sharp at it."
Scott Merkin is a reporter for MLB.com. 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.