Third to first

Paul Konerko ranks second on the White Sox all-time home run list at 431. Frank Thomas is the career leader with 448. Thomas hit 73 homers with Oakland and Toronto combined, with Konerko hit seven between stops with the Dodgers and Reds.

• The White Sox sent Jared Mitchell from Triple-A Charlotte to Double-A Birmingham, with newly acquired Michael Taylor activated by the Knights. Right-handed starter Tommy Hanson was placed on the disabled list, while right-handed pitcher Parker Frazier was moved from Birmingham to Charlotte.

Mitchell, the team's top pick in the '09 First-Year Player Draft, is hitting .178 over his last two seasons, with 201 strikeouts and 25 stolen bases.

• In-stadium balloting at U.S. Cellular Field for the 2014 All-Star Game in Minneapolis ends Wednesday. Fans still may vote for starters at until July 3 at 10:59 p.m. CT. Jose Abreu sits second at first base currently, while Alexei Ramirez ranks second at shortstop.

Scott Merkin is a reporter for 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.