- The White Sox have been eliminated from the Wild Card race
- The White Sox Tragic Number falls to 3
- Jason Grilli Quality Start-O-Meter: 0
- Jason Grilli Wins: 2
- Felix Diaz Quality Start-O-Meter: 2
- Felix Diaz (last 16.1IP): 15H 2ER 2BB 0HR 12K (1.10ERA)
- Jose Contreras (last 3 starts): 10IP 19H 19ER 10BB 2HR 8K (0-3, 17.10ERA)
- Jason Grilli (last 3 starts): 17IP 21H 12ER 7BB 6HR 9K (2-0, 6.35ERA)
- Of the 5 Sox pitchers used tonight, Felix Diaz was the only pitcher not to yield a HR.
- Wilson Valdez made his first start at SS. He went 2-3 with an RBI.
- Jose Valentin last had a 2 hit game on August 10th. Why is he playing again?
- Willie Harris and Sandy Alomar each hit HR's. It was the second HR of the season for both.
- Barry Bonds hit his 700th HR tonight. So here's the crazy Barry Bonds statistic of the night. (courtesy Jayson Stark)
Even if he[Bonds] had zero hits this year (i.e., subtract his hit total from times on base), Bonds still would have a higher on-base percentage (.378)than...
- ...every field position player on the Sox roster except Jamie Burke (.381), who only has 98 at-bats.