White Sox, Twins under way after rain delay

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MINNEAPOLIS — The White Sox and Twins game at Target Field Friday is under way after a delay.

Light rain started around 6:30 p.m. and the tarp was rolled onto the field. The game, scheduled for a 7:10 p.m. CST start, began at 7:50.

Right-hander Dylan Covey made his major league debut for the Sox. Left-hander Adalberto Mejia is the Twins’ scheduled starter. Left fielder Willy Garcia is also making his major league debut and catcher Kevan Smith is set to play for the first time this season for the Sox (4-4).

Smith was called up when Geovany Soto went on the disabled list Thursday with a sore elbow. Garcia is with the club for three days while outfielder Melky Cabrera gone for the series on paternity leave.

Here’s the Sox lineup:

Tim Anderson SS

Tyler Saladino 2B

Jose Abreu 1B

Todd Frazier DH

Avisail Garcia RF

Matt Davidson 3B

Willy Garcia LF

Kevan Smith C

Leury Garcia CF

Dylan Covey P


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