JORDAN DANKS NEWS

MLB News: 01/16/15 Moves and News

Philadelphia Phillies: The Phillies claimed outfielder Jordan Danks off waivers from the White Sox. Danks, 28 can all three outfield positions, but was designated for assignment when the White Sox signed Emilio Bonifacio. Pittsburgh Pirates: The Pirates have signed Korean infielder Jung-ho Kang  to a four-year deal with a fifth-year option, worth about $16 million. Kang...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Claim Outfielder Jordan Danks Off Waivers from White Sox

View image | gettyimages.com The Philadelphia Phillies have claimed 28-year-old outfielder Jordan Danks off of waivers from the Chicago White Sox, per CSNPhilly.com's Jim Salisbury. He was designated for assignment back on January 8th to make room for Emilio Bonifacio on their 40-man roster. Danks, drafted in the seventh round...
Via Philliedelphia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Avoid Arbitration With Revere & Brown, Claim Jordan Danks

The Phillies were able to avoid arbitration with a couple of outfielders Friday. Jim Salisbury from CSN.Com is reporting that the Phillies agreed to terms with centerfielder Ben Revere, and left fielder/right fielder Domonic Brown. Both Brown and Revere agreed to one-year deals. The contract numbers for Revere are currently unknown. Domonic Brown will make $2.5 million. Revere...
Via Phillies Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB News: 01/08/14 Moves and News

Atlanta Braves: The Braves acquired left-hander Ricardo Sanchez from the Angels, in exchange for two prospects: third-baseman Mike Kubitza and right-hander Nate Hyatt. Sanchez, ranked second among Halos farmhands, according to BA, although the 17-year-old is still years away from contributing at the Major League level. Last season while pitching in the Arizona Rookie League...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Danks Brother Have Won Christmas

You’re going to see plenty of pictures on social media of folks donning their best ugly Christmas sweaters, but I guarantee you you’ve never seen anything like this. Brothers John and Jordan Danks of the Chicago White Sox held some sort of holiday party Saturday night and, well…they’ve just won Christmas, gang. And, thanks to John’s wife, country singer Ashley Monroe, we...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins' Hughes especially stingy during solid bounceback campaign

MINNEAPOLIS -- Phil Hughes was legitimately annoyed when he walked Chicago's Jordan Danks last Saturday. Few pitchers hate walking batters the way Hughes does, and he knew the walk had some implications on a little-known statistic -- one he could set a new single-season mark for by year's end. As Hughes prepares to start Friday's game against Cleveland, he does so with a strikeout...
Via Fox Sports North
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Royals vs. Chicago White Sox, September 15-17

After a terribly disappointing series against the Boston Red Sox, the Kansas City Royals welcome in socks of a different color in the Chicago White Sox. After a disastrous series to open the homestand, the Royals badly need to win this series. In the end, we might realize they needed to sweep this series to have a real chance at the AL Central, but at this point, a series win would...
Via Pine Tar Press
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Milk and Twinkies

It is game two in the series with Minnesota and before the game tonight, the Twins honored Paul Konerko with a donation to his foundation and a rather large bottle of wine with an engraved thank you. Taking the field today:Adam Eaton, Moises Sierra, Alexei Ramirez, Carlos Sanchez, Jose Abreu, Michael Taylor, Avisail Garcia, Jordan Danks, Conor Gillaspie, Leury Garcia, Dayan Viciedo...
Via In The Neutral Zone
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Who’s Made the Cut? : Cubs/Sox Make Expand Rosters

It’s that time of the year, when the Chicago baseball fans finally get a glimpse into this “Next Year is the Year” they speak of. Chicago White Sox Prior to tonight’s game at #MNTwins, the #WhiteSox announced seven roster moves: http://t.co/x1pCUVJXYi — Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) September 2, 2014 The White Sox officially announced recalling pitchers Chris Bassitt, Scott...
Via Sports Mockery
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Series Preview #42: Cleveland Indians (66-63) at Chicago White Sox (59-71)

It is hard to believe, but the Cleveland Indians are embarking on their second-to-last road trip of the season this week as they head to the Windy City to do battle with the Chicago White Sox. The Indians (66-63) continued to stay afloat in the divisional and Wild Card races by winning their third straight series and their fourth out of their last five. The Houston Astros came to...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Make Moves; Still Mum on 40-Man Addition

The Chicago White Sox optioned outfielder Jordan Danks back to AAA Charlotte. #WhiteSox have optioned outfielder Jordan Danks to @KnightsBaseball: http://t.co/3dppHJEVGN — Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) August 25, 2014 The move clears space on the 25-man-roster for Adam Eaton’s return from the disabled list. Eaton has been on the DL since August 9th with an oblique strain. While...
Via Sports Mockery
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Game Series with the Yankees

The boys are on their way back to Chicago from a quick trip to New York for a three game series with the Yankees. I was secretly hoping for at least one win but it was not meant to be. Getting over the shock of Gordon Beckham being traded to the Angels I think everyone is still getting over. September is Paul Konerko month, so something positive to focus on. *Game One (Yankees ...
Via In The Neutral Zone
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees game 126 lineup: 8/22/14

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images The Yankees will try to build off an absolute gem thrown by Brandon McCarthy yesterday, as they welcome in the Chicago White Sox for a weekend series. The Orioles lost earlier today to the Cubs, so New York has a chance to gain ground in the AL East. Shane Greene gets the ball for the Bombers against John Danks. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium ...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Links of the Day 8/18/14

Finally, some hot and humid days up here. It may not be your thing, but it’s definitely mine. The Gophers are going to have gold helmets at some point this season. Yes, we got rid of this guy, but at least Jim Hoey came to Minnesota for a while. Joe Mauer has been pretty good since he returned from injury.  SCOREBOARD Tippeligaen Brann 3, Rosenborg 1 – Oh no. This is bad. MLB...
Via The Rhino and Compass
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Gillaspie grand slam helps White Sox beat Jays 7-5

CHICAGO (AP) Conor Gillaspie hit his first grand slam and Jordan Danks added a two-run shot to cap a six-run first inning, and the Chicago White Sox held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5 on Sunday. Toronto's Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer, his 27th this season and first since returning from the disabled list on Friday. The Blue Jays have lost five of six and 11 of 15...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Two-First Inning Homers (And You’ll Never Guess Who Slugged ‘Em!)

MERCY! The White Sox are chasing the Blue Jays pretty quick in this one today. In the bottom of the first inning today, the Sox loaded the bases with a single by Alejandro De Aza, and walks to Adam Dunn and Avisail Garcia. Connor Gillespie then stepped up to the plate and hit this beauty: Click here for video. If that grand slam wasn’t enough, Gordon Beckham singled to left field...
Via Sports Mockery
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox edge Giants in 10

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Gordon Beckham hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Tuesday night after blowing a two-run lead in the ninth. One batter after Jordan Danks was thrown out trying to score from third on a fielder's choice, Beckham hit an 0-1 pitch from San Francisco reliever Santiago Casilla (1-2) past...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Where do the Cubs and White Sox Benches Rank Amongst the MLB?

Fangraphs listed the best and worst benches in the Major Leagues. WAR or “Wins Above Replacement” was the  popular sabermetric tool used to evaluate bench players for the graph. What does the ranking mean? Well, the LA Dodgers, Oakland A’s and Baltimore Orioles are amongst the best teams in baseball and are ranked as three of the top four benches in the league. Fangraphs...
Via Sports Mockery
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox beat Mariners 2-1 in 10 innings

SEATTLE (AP) Conor Gillespie's RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning helped the Chicago White Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. With Jordan Danks on second base, Gordon Beckham reached when Seattle shortstop Chris Taylor booted his grounder. Danks advanced to third and scored when Gillespie, who entered as a pinch hitter in the eighth, hit a...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Eaton headed to 15-day DL

The White Sox confirmed today that Adam Eaton will be heading to the 15 day disabled list. We reported last night that Eaton left the game against the Mariners after grounding out to 3rd, holding his ribs as he ran. #WhiteSox place @AdamSpankyEaton on 15-day DL; recall Jordan Danks from @KnightsBaseball: https://t.co/U1SD2pD5ju — Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) August 9, 2014 The...
Via Sports Mockery
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. White Sox (7/31) Game Preview: The Tigers look for the series win against the White Sox

Today the Tigers (58-46) look to take 2 of 3 from the White Sox (52-56) in the finale of a 3-game midweek series from Comerica Park. After finally providing their pitching staff with some run support the Tigers will trot out lefty Drew Smyly to face off against 9-game winner John Danks. First pitch is scheduled for 1:08PM ET and you can watch it live on FOX Sports Detroit or dial...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Kick Off Daunting Road Trip in Minnesota

The White Sox take to the road for an 11-game, three city road trip with the first stop in Minnesota to take on the Twins. The Sox bounced back from a four game losing streak to sweep the MLB best Giants in a brief two game series.  They are now two games under .500 and in fourth place in the AL Central, 4.5 games behind the division leading Royals (that’s right, the Royals)....
Via Grab Some Bench
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Falling Apart – Questions and No Answers

What is happening to the White Sox? They had an amazing opening to the season and seemed to be on track to have a great year but now things have fallen apart. Not just with the Sox but there is an alarming number of Tommy John surgeries being performed this year. On the Tommy John surgery front numbers 21 and 22 are being performed at the time of writing this. The correct medical...
Via In The Neutral Zone
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Danks Demoted As Gillaspie Makes Return

The White Sox released a statement Wednesday afternoon announcing that third baseman Conor Gillaspie has been reinstated from the disabled list as his left hand contusion is now fully healed. Outfielder Jordan Danks has been demoted to AAA Charlotte to make room on the team’s 25-man roster. Gillaspie, 26, was hitting .302/.347/.413 through 16 games before being sidelined on April...
Via Grab Some Bench
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Head To Cleveland To Take On Slumping Indians

The White Sox are back on the road after going 3-3 on their six game homestand against the Rays and Tigers.  They head to Cleveland this weekend to take on the Tribe before returning home for the Crosstown Classic against the Cubs. The Sox might be catching the Indians at the perfect time.  Cleveland is coming off a disastrous 0-6 road trip out west and sits at 11-17 overall....
Via Grab Some Bench
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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