(CBS) Part of the architecture at Guaranteed Rate Field definitely looked a little different Friday.

White Sox infielder Tyler Saladino, who had become known for his long mustache (sometimes accompanied by chin hair), was astoundingly clean-shaven.

The White Sox duly tweeted about the change, but a clear explanation was pending.

Need an “after” shot? The South Siders also tweeted an image of the ‘stache-less Saladino interacting with youngster Elliot McGann, the team’s special guest Friday in honor of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.

Saladino has already said he can taste the food he’s eating a little better, according to White Sox play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti,