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Indians vs. White Sox Game Thread (Wednesday): TJ House vs Hector Noesi

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Jason Kipnis returns from the DL as the Indians try to avoid a sweep in Chicago.

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Cleveland Indians @ Chicago White Sox

Tuesday, May 28, 2014, 8:10 PM ET, U.S. Cellular Field

TV: STO (CLE), WCIU (CHW)

Radio: WTAM (CLE), WSCR (CHW)

Series Preview

Today's Lineups

CLEVELAND INDIANS CHICAGO WHITE SOX
Michael Bourn - CF Adam Eaton - CF
A. Cabrera - SS Gordon Beckham - 2B
M. Brantley - LF Conor Gillaspie - 3B
Jason Kipnis - 2B Dayan Viciedo - LF
L. Chisenhall - 3B Adam Dunn - 1B
Jason Giambi - DH Alexei Ramirez - SS
Yan Gomes - C Tyler Flowers - C
David Murphy - RF Marcus Semien - DH
Jesus Aguilar - 1B Moises Sierra - RF
T.J. House - LHP Hector Noesi - RHP

Thanks to last night's rain delay, the Indians are once again are having to deal with a tired bullpen. The difference this time around is that there's an off-day tomorrow, so Terry Francona can be a bit more aggressive with how he uses his relievers.

Jason Kipnis returns from the DL today after missing a month with a strained abdominal muscle. He returns to a lineup that has scored just five runs over the past three days (this coming in the wake a nine-run outburst on Sunday).

TJ House gets his second start tonight, and seemingly has a tough matchup, as most of Chicago's best hitters bat from the right side.

Today's other AL Central games

Houston 9, Kansas City 2 (6th Inning)

Rangers (Joe Saunders) at Twins (Kyle Gibson), 8:10 PM

Detroit (Anibal Sanchez) at Oakland (Scott Kazmir), 10:05 PM

Today's Indians minor league affiliate games

AAA: Charlotte 5, Columbus 2

AA: Akron at Bowie, 6:05 PM (Will Roberts)

AA: Akron at Bowie, ~9:05 PM (Duke von Schamann)

A+: Wilmington at Carolina, 7:00 PM (Cole Sulser)

A-: South Bend at Lake County, 6:30 PM (Jordan Milbrath)