Previously pushed back, Chris Sale has had his next startmoved up a day, the White Sox announced on Friday.Sale will now pitch on Monday against the Kansas CityRoyals, manager Robin Ventura said. The left-hander had previously been assignedTuesdays start against the Royals with Jake Peavy going on regular rest onMonday. But Ventura will afford Peavy, who threw 114 pitches over eightinnings, an extra day of rest.Sale, who said he is battling dead-arm symptoms after hislast start in Texas on July 27, will now pitch on nine days of rest instead of10.The White Sox currently are using a six-man rotation andhave flexibility to shuffle the order when they see fit.It gives us flexibility, Ventura said. For right now thisis what it is. I dont know how its going to go but youve got to seehealth-wise how everybody is.
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