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The Chicago White Sox have activated first baseman Justin Morneau from the disabled list and promoted top pitching prospect Carson Fulmer from the minor leagues. Cheap Brandon Wilson Jersey .The White Sox, who are seven games behind the first-place Cleveland Indians in the AL Central, added Morneau and Fulmer as part of a series of roster moves before Fridays game against the Los Angeles Angels.Morneau, a former American League MVP, signed a one-year, $1 million deal with the White Sox last month after undergoing offseason elbow surgery. He batted .174 in eight games during his minor league rehab assignment over the past 11 days.Getting back here was difficult, Morneau said. And now its the beginning of hopefully the good stuff.Fulmer was the No. 8 pick in last years draft and appeared in the All-Star Futures Game this past weekend in San Diego. The right-hander has pitched exclusively as a starter in the minors, but the White Sox reportedly are considering using him out of the bullpen.White Sox manager Robin Ventura hinted last week that the organization could add Fulmer as a reliever, similar to the way Carlos Rodon and Chris Sale broke into the majors.Youre trying to see if a kid can do it, and we did it with Carlos a little bit, and Chris has done it, Ventura told the Chicago Tribune. You bring em up here and you bring em through out of the bullpen and see if you can lighten their load a little bit and then see how they handle it.Atlanta Braves top prospect Dansby Swanson, Fulmers college teammate at Vanderbilt, tweeted Friday morning to congratulate Fulmer.Morneau won the 2014 NL batting title when he hit .319 for Colorado. He was the MVP in 2006 with Minnesota when the Twins fought the White Sox for supremacy in the AL Central.Morneau also batted .310 in only 49 games with the Rockies last season. Hes had concussion issues and has been slow to recover from surgery to repair the primary flexor in his elbow.Fulmer, 22, is 4-9 with a 4.76 ERA in 17 starts this season at Double-A Birmingham. But he has pitched better over his past three starts, allowing just two runs over 19 innings.Im just getting ahead, Fulmer told MiLB.com over the weekend. I felt like I fell behind a lot of guys and I paid for it. Im just coming out with a strike-one mentality and just pounding the strike zone.In a corresponding roster move Friday, the White Sox optioned outfielder Jason Coats to Triple-A Charlotte.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report. Cheap Bengals Jerseys . Francis told several hundred members of the European Olympic Committees that when sport "is considered only in economic terms and consequently for victory at every cost . Cheap Jonathan Brown Jersey . Nigeria beat surprise package Ethiopia 2-0 in the second leg of their playoff for a comfortable 4-1 aggregate victory. Victor Moses converted a 20th-minute penalty after an Ethiopian handball, and Victor Obinna made certain of Nigerias place in Brazil with his powerful free kick in the 82nd at UJ Esuene Stadium. http://www.cheapbengalsjerseyselite.com/?tag=cheap-george-iloka-jersey .B. - Sebastien Auger made 44 saves as the Saint John Sea Dogs edged the visiting Acadie-Bathurst Titan 2-1 on Saturday in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. The Big Ten will play six Friday night football games a year starting in 2017 and continuing through at least 2022, the conference announced Wednesday.Not every school wants to host those games, though.The Friday night games are being added to the conferences television agreements with ESPN/ABC and Fox, Senior Associate Commissioner Mark Rudner said. No team will play more than one Friday night home game a year.The Big Ten already has had Friday night games on Labor Day weekend. Those games will continue and be counted among the six each year. Iowa and Nebraska play each other the day after Thanksgiving in a game that wont count among the six.Penn State announced it wouldnt play at home on a Friday night, and Commissioner Jim Delany told the Chicago Tribune that Michigan has said no to playing home or away on a Friday night.We fully support the Big Tens scheduling decisions as well as conference peers who are able to play on Friday nights, Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel said in a statement. With our large fan base, Michigan fans and alumni travel significant distances to attend games, making Saturdays our preferred day for all football games.Ohio State is willing to host once every three years, but only when the Friday falls during fall break on the academic calendar. Iowa and Michigan State dont want to host except on Labor Day weekend. Wisconsin would be open to playing at home on Labor Day weekend in selected years, athletic director Barry Alvarez said.Nebraska and Indiana have agreed to host once every three years. Maryland had no comment, and Northwestern and Rutgers did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment.It does create additional opportunities for certain programs that heretofore have not had that kind of national prime-time exposure on Saturday night to maybe have that on Friday night, Rudner said.Among those are Illinois and Purdue, which say theyre on board with hosting Friday night games.There are traditionalists who say Friday is for high school football, but if we can get our product out there on national television when all eyes are on us, thats great for Purdue, Boilermakers spokesman Matthew Rector said.Minnesota athletic director Mark Coyle wrote in an email to The Associated Press, We will play the schedule assigned to us by the Big Ten.The Big Ten plans to announce the 2017 Friday night schedule within the next four to seven days.To give schoools adequate time to address logistical challenges, the Friday night games will be announced in early October of the preceding year. Cheap Tra Carson Jersey. The 2018 Friday games, for example, will be announced in October 2017.Friday night college football has become more common in recent years. There were 53 games on that night in 2014, 63 in 2015 and 65 this year. The Big 12, Pac-12 and Atlantic Coast Conference are among the leagues that play some games on Fridays.Penn State spokesman Jeff Nelson, noting the importance of high school football across the state, said his school would agree only to an occasional home day game on the Friday following Thanksgiving.Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said significant operational issues make Friday night football in Happy Valley a no go. Barbour pointed out that fans generally travel more than an hour to get to the stadium. She also said shutting down the school on a Friday was not an option.Illinois spokesman Kent Brown said coach Lovie Smith and the football office emailed high school football coaches in the state explaining the situation.There is no sacred day of the week for any sports event anymore, Brown said, noting a lot of high schools play on Saturdays.Rudner said Delany called the executive directors of the state high school athletic associations in each of the 11 Big Ten states to personally explain the conferences decision.Wisconsin Football Coaches Association President Tony Biolo said his organization is opposed to the Big Tens plan.Friday nights to me has just been about the high school portion of it, and sort of let our kids be the star attraction that night, Biolo said.Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith said even though his school agreed to host Friday night games on a limited basis, the Big Tens move was necessary to increase exposure.We avoided it for years, Smith said. We thought we could do it in a limited way, which is why we established some parameters around it.---AP College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo and AP Sports Writers Mitch Stacy in Columbus, David Mercer in Champaign, Illinois, Larry Lage in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Genaro Armas in Milwaukee, Dave Campbell in Minneapolis and Luke Meredith in Des Moines, Iowa, contributed.---More AP college football: http://collegefootball.ap.orgCheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '


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