White Sox return to 100% at Guaranteed Rate Field on June 25

CHICAGO (AP) — The White Sox will go back to 100% capability at Surefire Rate Field beginning with a June 25 versus Seattle.

The statement Wednesday came 5 days after the Chicago Cubs stated they will relocate to 100% at Wrigley Field for their June 11 video game versus St. Louis. Majority the 30 major league groups have actually revealed go back to complete capability.

The White Sox stated the June 25 video game will be followed by postgame fireworks. Season ticket holders will go back to their routine areas, and seating pods will be gotten rid of.

“Given that the pandemic started, the whole company has actually been eagerly anticipating the day we might invite all fans back house to see White Sox baseball face to face,” White Sox chief revenue and marketing officer Brooks Boyer said in a statement. “It’s a night we’re going to celebrate with all of the pomp and circumstance of our annual home opener.”

Only Texas among the 30 major league teams began this season at 100% after fans weren’t permitted last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Atlanta went to full capacity on May 7.

Others announcing the move to full capacity in-season have been Atlanta (May 7), Arizona (May 25), Boston (May 29), Kansas City (May 31), Baltimore (June 1), Cincinnati and Cleveland (June 2), Detroit (June 8), Washington (June 11), Philadelphia (June 12), St. Louis (June 14), Houston and Milwaukee (June 25), and Minnesota (July 5).

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.