Frankie Montas expected to make MLB debut Friday

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Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com has the report …

Frankie Montas will be in the big leagues on Friday, only five days after he appeared in Major League Baseball’s Futures Game.

A baseball source confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that the White Sox pitcher, the team’s No. 2 prospect, would join the club when it opens the second half with a home doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals.

Montas clocked in at 101 mph on the radar gun in his Futures Game appearance earlier this week at Great American Ball Park, though he wound up allowing three runs on four hits in just two-thirds of an inning. The 22-year-old Dominican right-hander has a 2.47 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, and 62/29 K/BB ratio in 73 innings (15 starts) this season with Double-A Birmingham.

Montas sent out this tweet from his personal Twitter account on Wednesday evening …