Found December 29, 2011 on
Chicago Breaking Sports:
The White Sox and John Danks made their five-year, $65 million deal official Thursday.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Chicago White Sox agreed to give John Danks a five-year contract extension worth $65 million on Thursday, keeping the starting pitcher on the South Side until 2016.
The 26-year-old lefty, who more or less sucked last season, went 8-12 with a 4.33 ERA in 2011. Obviously, this prompted general manager Ken Williams to give him an immediate $2 million raise for $8 million next...
The Chicago White Sox and left-handed pitcher John Danks have finalized a five-year, $65-million contract.The deal was agreed to in principle last week, but wasn't made official until Danks passed a physical.Danks posted an 8-12 mark with a 4.33 ERA and 135 strikeouts over 170 innings in 2011.
The 26-year-old saw his numbers dip across the board, as he fell
seven wins shy...
When John Danks went year-by-year contractually over the past three seasons, shunning multi-year offers from the White Sox, the southpaw basically went all-in on his ultimate value as a player. The move ultimately paid off, as Danks and the White Sox finalized a five-year contract extension on Thursday.
John Danks relishes his new responsibility as the Chicago White Sox ace. He says he just can't shoulder the load alone.
The Chicago White Sox and starting pitcher John Danks have agreed on a five-year, $65 million contract through 2016.
The Chicago White Sox and starting pitcher John Danks agreed on a five-year contract extension worth $65 million.
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox and starting pitcher John Danks have agreed on a five-year, $65 million contract through 2016.
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The Chicago White Sox have agreed to terms with pitcher John Danks on a five-year, $65 million contract.
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