MLB Standings 2012: White Sox Re-Claim 1st In AL Central

June 24, 2012; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox shortstop Eduardo Escobar (38) drives in the winning run with a single against the Milwaukee Brewers in the tenth inning at U.S. Cellular Field. The White Sox won 1-0 in 10 innings. Mandatory Credit: David Banks-US PRESSWIRE

Chicago slipped back into first place over the weekend.

The Chicago White Sox defeated the Milwaukee Brewers 1-0 on Sunday, which gave the Sox the series and also put them back in first place in the American League Central division.

Related: Kevin Youkilis Trade: Boston Receives Zach Stewart And Brent Lillibridge, Will Pay $5.5 Million Of Third Baseman's Contract

Here are the complete AL Central standings:

1. Chicago White Sox (38-34)
2. Cleveland Indians (37-34; 0.5 games back)
3. Detroit Tigers (35-37; 3.0 games back)
4. Kansas City Royals (31-39; 6.0 games back)
5. Minnesota Twins (29-42; 8.5 games back)

Chicago maintains the best run differential in the division (+34), which is a positive sign.

The White Sox, who also upgraded their infield Sunday by acquiring Kevin Youkilis, begin a three-game series against the Twins on Monday night.

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