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White Sox to call up top prospect Carson Fulmer

White Sox to call up top prospect Carson Fulmer

The White Sox are calling up top pitching prospect Carson Fulmer ahead of Friday's game against the Los Angeles Angels, sources confirmed to CSNChicago.com White Sox Insider Dan Hayes. Barstool Sports' Dave Williams first reported Fulmer being called up by the White Sox.

Fulmer is expected to pitch out of the bullpen, and will take Scott Carroll's spot on the 40-man roster.

The 22-year-old Vanderbilt product owns a 4-9 record with a 4.76 ERA and 1.53 WHIP in 17 starts with Double-A Birmingham this season.

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Fulmer was drafted by the White Sox with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft.

Catch tonight's White Sox vs. Angels game on CSN beginning with Pregame Live at 8:30 p.m.

Jose Abreu has already begun mentoring Luis Robert

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Jose Abreu has already begun mentoring Luis Robert

As the White Sox have added young Cuban stars in the making in Yoan Moncada and Luis Robert, Jose Abreu's long-term role on the team has shifted.

The 31-year-old first baseman has been looked at as something of a mentor for the two young Cubans. He seems to be delivering on that so far.

Abreu picked up Moncada from the airport when he first was called up to the White Sox last July. Now he's helping Robert in the batting cage.

The Cuban trio is expected to play a big part of the White Sox future in the coming years. 

Robert has already stated his goal of making it to the majors this year to join Abreu and Moncada, but that may be an overly ambitious goal. Either way, plenty of eyes will be on him throughout 2018 as he marches towards the White Sox roster and his Cuban teammates.

White Sox Talk Podcast: Meet the real Tim Anderson

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White Sox Talk Podcast: Meet the real Tim Anderson

On the latest White Sox Talk Podcast, Tim Anderson opens up about his struggles in 2017 and why he wants White Sox fans "to know the real me."

Anderson dives into his personal tragedy from last season when his best friend was murdered in Alabama. 

He talks with Chuck Garfien about the dark days that happened, how counseling helped him, his new leadership role in 2018, if he'll draw more walks this season, "bringing swag to the South Side" with Yoan Moncada and much more.

Listen to the full White Sox Talk Podcast right here: