Chicago won the first two games of the series and had won four in a row entering the contest. The Rays had lost five straight, with Thursday night's scheduled contest standing as the final game of the season between the two.
The White Sox announced a 7:30 p.m. CT start time, which would mean a delay of 20 minutes.
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