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Chicago White Sox' manager Tony La Russa will join the team in Oakland on Sunday. However, he won't be back in the dugout just yet. The club announced that La Russa's doctors have only cleared him to attend Dave Stewart's number retirement ceremony, not to return to managing.

Additionally, La Russa will travel back to Chicago with the White Sox following Sunday's game.

Jon Heyman of the New York Post reported earlier this week that La Russa hoped to attend Stewart's ceremony and be back to managing as early as next week. The 77-year-old skipper will get his former wish but not the latter — yet.

Tony La Russa has been away from the White Sox since Aug. 30 due to an unspecified medical issue. He has been undergoing testing from his doctors in Phoenix.

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