Midwest storm claims second Twins-White Sox game

The Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox won't play for a second straight day as a result of the snowstorm ravaging the Midwest.

The Twins announced Saturday's game, scheduled for a 1:10 p.m. start local time, has been postponed. The make-up date will be announced at a later time.

Friday evening's game between the two teams was also postponed.

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CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: A young fan watches the Tampa Bay Rays warm up prior to a game against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: Chris Archer #22 of the Tampa Bay Rays throws a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: Snow falls at first base prior to a game between the Chicago White Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: Workers cover the field for a snow delay prior to a game between the Chicago White Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: Mallex Smith #0 of the Tampa Bay Rays is tagged out at home plate by Omar Narvaez #38 of the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning of a game at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: Rob Refsnyder #8 of the Tampa Bay Rays beats a tag at second base by Yoan Moncada #10 of the Chicago White Sox during the second inning of a game at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 09: Miguel Gonzalez #58 of the Chicago White Sox throws a pitch during the first inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Guaranteed Rate Field on April 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
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This is the third home game the Twins have had to postpone this week, as last Sunday's matchup against the Seattle Mariners also had to be pushed back due to inclement weather. The teams will make up the game on May 14 at 6:10 p.m.

And it's likely Sunday's afternoon game against the White Sox will also be postponed. A winter storm warning is in effect for Minneapolis until 7 p.m. local time Sunday night, with up to 15 inches of snow expected in the area, according to The Weather Channel.

 

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