Fukudome replaces Dayan Viciedo and will bat seventh. Fukudome has two hits in 11 at-bats (.182 average). Outside of his two starts, he’s made three pinch-hit appearances.
“This is a good time to get him in there and get him some at-bats,” Ventura said prior to Wednesday’s game. “He came in and had a good at-bat (Tuesday), but it's hard to give him one at-bat a week for him to get his timing and get in there.”
The White Sox will face Orioles right-handed starter Tommy Hunter (1-0, 2.55) on Wednesday. Here’s the entire White Sox lineup: