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White Sox manager Robin Ventura to miss upcoming series

CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura will miss the team's three games at Tampa Bay this weekend to attend the college graduation of his daughter.

Bench coach Mark Parent will serve as the White Sox's manager against the Rays, with Vance Law, the club's minor league hitting coordinator, taking over bench coach duties.

Ventura's daughter Madison is graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Another daughter, Rachel, had previously graduated from Oklahoma State, Ventura's alma mater.