Cubs move up Wednesday game time vs. Rays due to rain in forecast

The Cubs’ series finale against the Rays is scheduled for a 5:30 first pitch.

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The Cubs adjusted Wednesday’s game time with a forecast of inclement weather later in the evening.

The Cubs adjusted Wednesday’s game time with a forecast of inclement weather later in the evening. File photo.

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The Cubs moved up the start of their game against the Rays on Wednesday to 5:30 p.m. due to rain in the forecast later in the evening.

The Rays are not scheduled to come back to Wrigley Field this season, which would complicate rescheduling a rainout.

The series finale was originally scheduled for 6:40 Wednesday. No ticket exchange is necessary for fans attending the game. Gates are set to open at 4:30 p.m.

The three-game series is tied at one apiece entering play Wednesday, with right-hander Marcus Stroman scheduled to take the mound for the Cubs.

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