Third to first

• Ventura reiterated that Avisail Garcia only will be going on a Minor League rehab assignment if he's 100 percent healthy.

"For us, it's always good if he's playing," said Ventura of Garcia. "But you want him playing where he's 100 percent healthy. You can get hurt doing other things, but in the end, if it's anything that will jeopardize that same injury, you don't want to send him out there."

Hector Noesi's fourth win of the season Saturday night tied his combined win total from 2011-13.

• Former White Sox hurler Gary Peters threw out one of Sunday's ceremonial first pitches.

• White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper missed Sunday's 11-7 loss to Houston due to illness.

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