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White Sox Solidify 29th Man, Pitching Plans for Wednesday Doubleheader

A second consecutive postponement due to weather will result in a Wednesday doubleheader between the AL Central rivals.

Adam Haseley Chicago White Sox
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The Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Guardians will not play for the second consecutive day due to inclement weather. The Guardians announced that Tuesday’s postponed game will now become the first contest of a traditional doubleheader at 1:10 PM CT on Wednesday.

A mix of rain and snow derailed the first White Sox vs. Guardians matchup of the season originally scheduled for Monday. That game will become the first contest of a split doubleheader on July 12.

With Tuesday’s postponement resulting in a Wednesday doubleheader, each team will be able to carry a 29th player on the roster for the twin bill. The White Sox will call upon outfielder Adam Haseley to fill that spot. In 10 games at Triple-A Charlotte this season, Haseley has a .211/.302/.237 slash line with one double, two RBIs, and four walks.

On the pitching front, each team will bump their scheduled starters back yet another day. The Chicago White Sox will throw Dallas Keuchel in Game 1 and Jimmy Lambert in Game 2. Cleveland Guardians’ ace Shane Bieber will start the first contest and Triston McKenzie will take the mound in the second game.

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