Orioles-White Sox rained out, to play doubleheader Saturday

The opener of a three-game sequence between the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago White Sox on Friday night time was postponed due to rain

CHICAGO — The opener of a three-game sequence between the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago White Sox on Friday night time was postponed due to rain.

The sport will probably be made up as a part of a straight doubleheader on Saturday, with a primary pitch of 1:10 p.m. for the opener. The second recreation will start roughly 30-45 minutes after the conclusion of the primary recreation. Each will probably be seven-inning video games.

The White Sox introduced that left-hander Dallas Keuchel (3-5, 6.31 ERA) — the scheduled starter on Friday — will pitch the opener. Proper-hander Lance Lynn (5-1, 1.51) will begin the second recreation.

The Orioles did not instantly title starters for Saturday. Proper-hander Matt Harvey (3-5, 6.31) was initially scheduled to pitch on Friday and left-hander John Means (4-0, 1.79) was slated for Saturday.

Followers with tickets for Saturday’s recreation can attend each video games. Followers holding tickets for Friday will obtain a refund.


A bobblehead of Chicago SS Tim Anderson’s well-known bat flip towards the Kansas Metropolis Royals in 2019 was scheduled to be given out Friday. Some have been distributed to the followers who entered Assured Price Subject earlier than the sport was rained out. The remainder will probably be given out Saturday.

“It’s dope,” Anderson stated earlier than the rainout. “I believe everyone remembers that second. I’m excited. Hopefully, we can provide them out. We have been supposed to provide them out final 12 months, however everyone knows what occurred there. Hopefully, we will lastly get them to the folks.

“It reveals precisely what I’m doing and what I did. I’m undoubtedly proud of it.”


Orioles 1B Trey Mancini wasn’t within the posted lineup Friday after being hit by a pitch in the appropriate elbow within the first inning on Thursday. “We dodged a bullet with Mancini,” supervisor Brandon Hyde stated. “He’s feeling so much higher. The elbow’s nonetheless sore, however he seems like he ought to be good to go within the subsequent day or two.”

Hyde is hoping OF/1B Ryan Mountcastle (left hand) will be capable to begin one of many video games within the sequence.

OF Adam Engel (proper hamstring pressure) is on a rehab task with Triple-A after lacking the primary two months of the season. He says it is only a matter of getting sufficient at-bats and reps within the outfield at this level.

“The leg’s feeling actually good and I proceed to construct up,” Engel stated Friday. “I hope to get again to Chicago right here fairly quickly.”


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