"Games like this, I get a little more excited. Today, I felt pretty good and pitched my game. Everybody was happy."

White Sox RHP Freddy Garcia after disposing of the crosstown rival Cubs on a season-low 93 pitches


Orioles: Frederick Keys LHP Adam Loewen was selected to play for the World Team in the July 10 Futures Game during the all-star break in Detroit.

Devil Rays: When troubled RHP Dewon Brazelton was called into the manager's office at Class AA Montgomery (Ala.), the last thing he expected was a promotion. But Tampa Bay is desperate for help in its bullpen and recalled its demoted Opening Day starter. "I thought I was in trouble for something," Brazelton said.

RHP Lee Gardner was sent to Class AAA Durham.

Rangers: LHP Ron Mahay pitched an inning of scoreless relief after being activated from the 15-day DL. RHP Jason Standridge was designated for assignment.

White Sox: With SS Juan Uribe nursing a sore back, Pablo Ozuna started his fourth straight game.


443, 1,319

Home runs for Frank Thomas after his solo shot yesterday, passing Dave Kingman for 29th place on the career list, and runs scored, tying Thomas with Luke Appling for the White Sox record.


Career homers for the Red Sox' Manny Ramirez, who hit his 17th of the season to tie Duke Snider for 38th all-time.

-- Compiled by Jim Hage