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MLB reduces Anderson's penalty to two games

His suspension will end after the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader at Kansas City.

Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson's suspension for making contact with an umpire has been reduced to two games.

Anderson missed the afternoon game against the Texas Rangers to start his suspension. His punishment will end after the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader at Kansas City.

Leury Garcia, the top second baseman, will start Sunday's game at shortstop.

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MLB initially suspended Anderson for three games and fined him an undisclosed amount. All this for making contact with umpire Nick Mahrley on June 29 in the middle of an argument.

Anderson has a .301 batting average this season.

AP

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