Thursday’s Mariners vs. White Sox game postponed due to rain in forecast

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A storm cloud hovers over the field during the fourth inning of a game between the Chicago White Sox and the Detroit Tigers on September 3, 2018 at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

CHICAGO — The White Sox have postponed their home opener against the Seattle Mariners a day in advance because of rain in the forecast.

Chicago pushed back the start of a three-game series against Seattle to Friday when the forecast calls for sunny skies and dry conditions with temperatures in the 50s.

Right-hander Reynaldo Lopez is scheduled to start for Chicago, with lefty Yusei Kikuchi pitching for the Mariners.

First pitch is scheduled for 11:10 a.m. PT.

This is the M’s first postponement of the season and the first postponement in Chicago since April 27, 2009.

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