Third to first

• Entering play Saturday, the Sox are 22-9 when hitting at least one home run and are 13-3 when recording a multi-homer game, compared to 6-19 when homerless.

• Konerko ranks second all-time in homers (59) and RBI (176) during interleague play.

• Coming into Saturday's game, seven of the Sox' last eight wins have come by one run.

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