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50 John Danks SP
Height/Weight: 6-1/210 | Birthdate: 4/15/1985 | Birthplace: Austin, TX | Bats/Throws: L/L | Team: Chicago | College: No College | MLB Experience: 8 | Salary: $15,750,000 | Owned/Started%: 41/30 | Average Draft Position: 281.02
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John Danks pick up win Tuesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/8/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks just missed out on a quality start Tuesday against the Red Sox.

Danks battled against Boston, giving up eight hits and allowing four walks in 5 2/3 innings of work. He allowed three earned runs, and struck out four hitters. Danks was actually cruising until the fifth inning. He allowed two extra base hits to open the frame, allowing one run. Following a flyout, Danks then allowed three consecutive hits, tying the game at three. He struck out the last two hitters to end the inning. In the top of the sixth, Conor Gillaspie hit a two-run shot, putting Danks in line for the win.

The win brings Danks to 8-6 on the year. His next start is slated to come against the Indians. 


John Danks matches career-high in strikeouts in no-decision


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/3/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks put together one of his best starts of the season Wednesday, in a 3-2 win over the Angels.

Danks pitched into the eighth inning for the first time in five starts, but some late trouble with the longball forced him to settle for a no-decision. He ended up allowing two runs in 7 2/3 innings, with one solo home run allowed in each of the seventh and eighth innings. He scattered seven hits and a walk, while matching a career-high with 10 strikeouts on 120 pitches.

Danks' 10 strikeouts represent his best total since August, 2011, when he fanned 10 in a complete game shutout. He was forced to settle for a no-decision this time around, leaving him with a 7-6 record and 4.12 ERA in 17 starts. His next start is set for Tuesday in Boston. 


Bullpen holds on to preserve John Danks' win


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/27/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks got back over .500 Friday, in a 5-4 win over the Blue Jays.

Danks bounced back from one of his worst outings of the season with a quality start Friday, as he limited the Blue Jays to just two runs over six innings of work. He needed 110 pitches to finish those six innings of, while allowing five hits an no walks, with two strikeouts.

Danks has won four of his last five starts to improve his record to 7-6. He carries a 4.26 ERA into his next start, set for Wednesday against the Angels. 


John Danks gets over .500 with easy win


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/18/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks fell behind early, but the settled down enough for the offense to pick him up in an 8-2 win over the Giants Tuesday.

Danks pitched into the seventh inning for the fifth start in a row, allowing two runs in 6 1/3 innings. Only one of those runs allowed was earned, as he scattered five hits and three walks while striking out four batters in the win.

With the win, Danks improved his record to 6-5, the first time he has been over .500 since early May. He has a 3.97 ERA heading into his next outing, set for Sunday in Minnesota.  


John Danks limited home runs lately


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/12/2014) White Sox starter John Danks has limited the long ball lately, according to the Chicago Sun Times.

After a disastrous outing against the Astros in May, Danks has pitched well over his last four starts. In 29 1/3 innings, he's given up four earned runs. A big reason for that has been his ability to limit home runs. Last season, Danks returned from shoulder issues and struggled with diminished stuff. He allowed 28 home runs in just 138 1/3 innings. This season, Danks has allowed nine home runs over 82 innings. His home run per fly ball rate is actually the lowest it has been since 2010.

In 82 innings, Danks has a 4.17 ERA. 


John Danks remains on roll by taming Tigers


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/11/2014) White Sox right-hander John Danks stayed hot Wednesday night in a solid performance against Detroit.

Danks leveled his record to 5-5 by surrendering just two runs on six hits in seven innings. He walked two and fanned four. He has yielded just five earned runs in his last 29 1/3 innings covering four starts. He has lowered his ERA from 5.64 to 4.17 in the process.

His next start will likely be Tuesday against San Francisco.


White Sox alter rotation after rainout Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/10/2014) After the team's game against the Tigers was rained out Tuesday, the White Sox have altered their rotation for the remainder of the week, with Tuesday's scheduled starter John Danks pitching Wednesday.

Andre Rienzo will have his scheduled start against the Tigers skipped, and Chris Sale will be on the mound for Thursday's series finale. Jose Quintana, Hector Noesi and Rienzo will face the Royals on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, respectively.


Tigers-White Sox game called due to rain Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/10/2014) Tuesday's game between the White Sox and Tigers has been postponed due to rain.

No makeup date has been set for the postponed game, but it won't come during the current series. The White Sox and Tigers were due to send John Danks and Justin Verlander to the hill, respectively. It's possible both of Tuesday's scheduled starters will be pushed back one day to Wednesday.


John Danks gets back on winning side with seven-plus strong


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/5/2014) White Sox starter John Danks didn't get much support, but put together one of his finest starts of the season to end a four-start losing streak Wednesday against the Dodgers.

Danks pitched into the eighth inning for the second time in three starts, as he limited the Dodgers to just one earned run. He allowed only two hits in 7 1/3 innings of work, while walking three and striking out five batters on 107 pitches in the 2-1 win.

Danks is now 4-5 on the season with a 4.32 ERA, but has lowered that mark nearly one and a half runs over his last three outings. He has allowed just three runs in his last 22 1/3 innings heading into his next start, set for Tuesday against the Tigers. 


John Danks stays sharp in losing effort


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/31/2014) White Sox starter John Danks put together a dominant outing on Friday, but was outdueled by Ian Kennedy and the Padres in a 4-1 defeat, dropping to 3-6 on the year. He surrendered two runs on eight hits and one walk while striking out four over seven innings.

Over his last two starts covering 15 innings, Danks has allowed only two earned runs. He owns a 4.66 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP. He will look to get back in the win column Wednesday against the Dodgers in Los Angeles.

John Danks takes unlucky no-decision Saturday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/24/2014) White Sox starter John Danks landed squarely on the "Unluckiest Pitcher" list Saturday. He hurled eight shutout innings over the Yankees, only to have his bullpen blow it.

Danks yielded just three hits, walked none and fanned four in lowering his ERA to 4.90. It was easily his finest outing of the season and ended an extended slump in which he had surrendered 25 earned runs in his last 27 1/3 innings and lost of his last five starts.

The left-hander will start again Friday against visiting San Diego.


John Danks loses for fourth time in five starts


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/18/2014) White Sox starting pitcher John Danks lost for the fourth time in five starts during an 8-2 loss Sunday against the Astros. He allowed eight runs (seven earned) on 10 hits and three walks, while striking out seven in 4 2/3 innings.

After a scoreless first inning, it quickly unraveled for Danks in the second inning. He allowed a leadoff home run to Chris Carter. Jonathan Villar drove in two runs with one-out single. Villar would then score on a throwing error by catcher Adrian Nieto.

Danks then served up the first of two home runs to Matt Dominguez in the third inning. Dominguez added another home run in the fifth inning. Both homers were two-run blasts.

Danks' ERA jumped from 4.88 to 5.64. His next scheduled start is for Friday against the Yankees.


John Danks outdueled by Jesse Chavez, A's


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/13/2014) White Sox starting pitcher John Danks posted back-to-back quality starts on Monday, but was outdueled by Jesse Chavez and the A's, suffering his third loss of the season. He was charged with three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out five in six innings of a 5-4 defeat in Oakland.

Danks has allowed six earned runs combined over his last two starts (12 innings). He will make his next start Sunday at Houston.

John Danks wins with quality start


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(5/7/2014) White Sox starting pitcher John Danks got back over .500 Wednesday by ending a two-start losing streak with an 8-3 win over the Cubs.

Danks tossed a quality start, limited the Cubs to three runs in six innings of work. He allowed just four hits and a walk, while striking out eight batters, a season-high total.

Danks is now 3-2 with a 4.93 ERA in seven starts heading into his next start, set for Monday in Oakland. 


John Danks gets obliterated by Indians Friday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/2/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks was obliterated by the Indians on Friday, suffering his second loss of the season. The left-hander gave up homers to Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana. He permitted eight runs on 10 hits and three walks while striking out three over five innings pitched.

Danks saw his ERA rise from 3.48 to 5.00 ERA after Friday's abysmal outing. He will look to get back on track in his next start Wednesday at home against the Cubs.

John Danks surrenders four runs in loss vs. Rays


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/26/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks took the loss Saturday, giving up four earned runs on seven hits and four walks in 5 2/3 innings while striking out four in his team's 4-0 loss to the Rays.

Danks (2-1) ran up his pitch count early, leading to him failing to complete six innings for the first time this season. He owns a 3.48 ERA and ugly 18:17 K:BB ratio in 31 innings. He's up against the Indians in Cleveland Friday.


John Danks picks up win No. 2


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/21/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks put together a quality start, earning the win in his team's 3-1 victory over the Tigers in Detroit.

Danks (2-0) surrendered a run on a ground out in the second inning. He yielded one run on six hits and three walks while striking out one over 6 1/3 innings. He tossed 101 pitches, 64 of which were strikes.

Danks has allowed just two runs over 12 1/3 innings pitched. He owns a 2.84 ERA, a 1.30 WHIP along with a 14:13 k:BB ratio over 25 1/3 innings pitched. He'll take the mound Saturday at home against Tampa Bay.

John Danks pitches six one-run innings vs. Red Sox


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/17/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks gave up just one earned run on three hits and four walks in six innings while striking out three but didn't factor into the decision in his team's 6-4, 14-inning loss to the Red Sox Wednesday.

Danks surrendered an RBI single to the second batter of the game but kept the opposition off the scoreboard thereafter. The three hits he allowed came to the first three batters of the game. Danks owns a 3.32 ERA and 13:10 K:BB ratio in 19 innings. He'll face the Tigers in Detroit Monday.


John Danks tosses quality start, earns first win


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/11/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks tossed a quality start on Thursday, earning his first win of the season in a 7-3 victory over the Indians.

Danks (1-0) allowed a run-scoring single to Jason Kipnis and a sacrifice fly in the opening frame before serving up a solo home run to Asdrubal Cabrera in the third. he was charged with three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out four over six innings pitched. He tossed 99 pitches, 62 of which were strikes.

Danks has allowed six earned runs over his first 13 innings pitched through two starts. He will make his next start Wednesday against Boston.

John Danks settles for no-decision


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/5/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks allowed three runs on four hits and four walks in 6 1/3 innings while striking out six in his team's 4-3 loss to the Royals on Saturday.

Danks, who didn't factor into the decision, tossed three scoreless innings before allowing a run-scoring single to Billy Butler and walking the bases loaded in fourth inning. He also allowed a sacrifice fly in the fifth before the White Sox rallied to tie the game in the eighth inning.

Danks will look to make his next start on Thursday at home against Cleveland.

John Danks strikes out five vs. Reds Wednesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/26/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks allowed three runs (one earned) on four hits and one walk in 6 1/3 innings while striking out five in his team's 9-5 win over the Reds Wednesday.

One year after enduring a horrendous spring performance, which included a 16.36 ERA in four starts, Danks has done a solid job this spring, posting a 2.96 ERA with a 13:9 K:BB ratio in 24 1/3 innings. He'll open the season as the team's No. 5 starter.


White Sox set rotation order


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2014) White Sox manager Robin Ventura laid out his plans for the rotation Tuesday, with ace Chris Sale taking the hill for Monday's opener, ESPN.com reports.

Sale will be followed by Felipe Paulino, with Jose Quintana set to pitch the third game of the season. Erik Johnson will start the fourth game, and John Danks will serve as the team's No. 5 starter. "You are breaking up the lefties but also the righties in there," Ventura said Tuesday. "You feel solid with that. I think Johnny could be anywhere in there, right behind Chris. I feel good."


John Danks surrenders four runs vs. Cubs Friday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/21/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks allowed four earned runs on six hits in five innings while striking out two and serving up one home run in his team's 7-0 loss to the Cubs Friday.

Danks threw eight scoreless innings in two appearances to open his spring before giving up three runs over five innings in his previous start then another four runs Friday. He owns a 3.50 ERA and 8:8 K:BB ratio in 18 innings this spring.


John Danks sees scoreless streak come to an end


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/16/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks saw his Cactus League scoreless streak come to an end Sunday against the Rangers.

Danks allowed a run-scoring singles to Alex Rios and Kevin Kouzmanoff, his first runs of the spring after going eight scoreless innings. He was charged with three runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out three over five innings pitched.

John Danks throws five scoreless innings vs. Rangers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/11/2014) White Sox pitcher John Danks surrendered four hits and three walks but didn't allow any runs while striking out one in five innings in his team's 7-6 win over the Rangers Tuesday.

Danks also held the opposition scoreless in his spring debut, so he owns a 0.00 ERA through eight innings despite giving up five hits and five walks. He will slot into the White Sox rotation in 2014 after undergoing shoulder surgery last season.