Originally written on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog  |  Last updated 12/3/11
In a report for the Chicago Sun-Times, Joe Cowley says the White Sox are shopping LHP John Danks, although a source from another club told him “[White Sox GM Kenny Williams] asked for everyone on our roster in return.’’ Danks, who will be 27 on opening day, signed a one-year, $6 million contract to avoid arbitration last January. He is eligible for arbitration this winter, and can become a free agent after the 2012 season. Michael Baron: Danks is a hard thrower as he uses a fastball/cutter combination as his primary weapons. But he also possesses a hard slider that sits in the upper 80s which can be a dominating out-pitch for him as well. He struggled with a combination of an oblique injury and inconsistent performance in 2011, and saw his home run rate increase from 0.76 HR/9 innings to 1 HR/9 innings from 2010-2011. However, a move from US Cellular Field to a place like Citi Field might help that figure. In terms of quality, Danks would most definitely serve as an upgrade to Chri...
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