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Chicago White Sox: cutting Danks is addition by subtraction

Chicago White Sox fans smiled from ear to ear this afternoon when the team designated veteran left hander John Danks for assignment. Danks at the age of 31 in a contract year, is the highest paid pitcher in White Sox history averaging $13 million per year. This season Danks is 0-4 with a 7.25 ERA in four starts. Danks has gotten lit up by the opposition, in 22.1 innings pitched,...
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May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

White Sox to cut left-hander John Danks after 10 years

CHICAGO (AP) The AL-leading Chicago White Sox plan to cut John Danks on Thursday, ending the left-hander's 10-year run with the team. Danks has never been the same since he had shoulder surgery in 2012. He dropped his first four starts this season, prompting the White Sox to make a move. Erik Johnson will be promoted on Thursday to pitch against the Red Sox, but Chicago general...
Via Associated Press
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Danks Family Throws Best Christmas Party Ever

This time of year, Christmas parties come out fast and furious. Some people go to the extra mile and produce outstanding themed parties. That was the case with the Danks family as they pulled off one of the best Christmas themed parties ever. ***The picture below comes from John Dank’s wife Ashley Monroe’s Instagram Account Danks Family Throws Best Christmas Party Ever   ...
Via Sports Mockery
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Danks’ Contract Bearable Until the Price is Right

Despite interest from the Marlins and Yankees (and possibly others), the White Sox were unable to unload lefty John Danks prior to Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline. It seems most conceivable that neither team was willing to bite the bullet on the $28.5 million owed to Danks over the next two seasons, though his consistency and veteran presence do seem to be coveted. Although...
Via Grab Some Bench
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumor: John Danks Headed East?

Posted to Chicago White SoxChicago White Sox pitcher John Danks could traded before the July 31st deadline as CBS Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports that the New York Yankees are in early talks about the lefty. The Yankees, to no one’s surprise, have checked in on White Sox lefty John Danks. Danks has about $34 million to go on his contract through 2016 that pays him $14.25...
Via Sports Mockery
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians-White Sox set to close out first half

It's uncertain if John Danks will still be with the Chicago White Sox by the end of this month. Amid the trade rumors, he'll try to continue the kind of pitching that's made him so marketable.  The left-hander seeks his sixth win in eight starts when he faces the Cleveland Indians in the final game before the All-Star break Sunday. With the White Sox (45-50) in fourth place in the...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

John Danks victimized by the old ‘Cup Placed on Baseball Cap’ prank (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Hijinks, tomfoolery and skullduggery were in play in the Chicago White Sox dugout during the team’s game against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night, as pitcher John Danks fell victim to a tried-but-true prank that nevertheless fails to delight each and every time it is perpetrated. Yep, an unknowing […] The post John Danks victimized...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

John Danks Needs to Get Ahead

Posted to White Sox PitchingChicago White Sox pitcher John Danks does not have good numbers on the 2014 season. He sits at 3-4 with a 4.90 ERA and 1.42 WHIP. While he was excellent in his last start (8IP, 3H, 0BB and 4K’s), it comes down to a very simple aspect of pitching that can help Danks. Get ahead of batters. Sounds easy enough, but it’s absolutely necessary to make a pitcher...
Via Sports Mockery
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Danks Slow-Balling His Way To Solid Results

As our own Luke Stanczyk said after his most recent start, “John Danks has had by no means a glamorous start to the season, as his velocity is down and his command has not always been there.” But eight starts into his 2014 campaign, no matter what numbers you point to, you cannot argue the fact that the results have been there for the 29 year old southpaw. Through those eight...
Via Grab Some Bench
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Healthy Danks looking to regain old form

John Danks is feeling rather carefree these days. The left-hander insisted his shoulder problems are a thing of the past and he's intent on regaining his old form on the mound as the Chicago White Sox try to climb back to respectability. ''I don't have any worries about the arm, I really don't,'' he said. ''It was nice to have an offseason to really focus on getting in shape and...
Via Associated Press
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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