John Danks SP CWS 2 Months

John Danks said Saturday that he currently feels great, and is not concerned about his velocity at this point in spring camp.

Once he gets his arm strength back up, the velocity should come with it. More important in his mind, is making sure his cutter is sharp again, as it's a major weapon for him when he's going right.

John Danks SP CWS 2 Months

John Danks declared Saturday that he's healthy and that the ball is coming out of his hand much better than it did a season ago.

The 29-year-old southpaw feels rejuvenated and is locked into a spot in the White Sox starting rotation. For a three-year stretch from 2008-2010 he did own a 3.61 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 6.95 K/9, so he has displayed the skills before, however with the White Sox anemic offense working behind him his outlook for victories doesn't look good.

John Danks SP CWS 4 Months

Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports says the White Sox "would love to offload" John Danks' contract.

But Passan then notes that they're unlikely to find any takers. Danks posted a 4.75 ERA and 89/27 K/BB ratio in 138 1/3 innings this year for Chicago after returning from left shoulder surgery in late May. He is owed $14.25 million per season through the 2016 campaign. The White Sox are expected to unload a starter -- possibly Chris Sale -- at some point this winter.

John Danks SP CWS 7 Months

John Danks will likely be shut down for the rest of the season.

Danks is healthy, but the White Sox would prefer to give him an early start on his offseason. The southpaw made it back from shoulder surgery in late May and ended up posting a 4.75 ERA and 89/27 K/BB ratio over 138 1/3 innings. Perhaps he'll gain more strength in the shoulder in time, but he's off the mixed league radar entering 2014.

John Danks SP CWS 7 Months

John Danks allowed four runs, including three home runs, over 5 1/3 innings in a loss to the Orioles on Friday.

Danks has now allowed 26 homers through 20 starts this season. The southpaw gave up seven hits and a walk in all, dropping to 4-12 with a 4.45 ERA on the year. His job doesn't get any easier when he faces the Tigers on Wednesday.

John Danks SP CWS 8 Months

John Danks was rocked for six runs -- five earned -- in five innings Saturday by the Red Sox.

Boston got to him for 11 hits and scored runs in the first, third, fourth, fifth and sixth innings. Danks will carry a 4.35 ERA into his next start at Camden Yards.

John Danks SP CWS 8 Months

John Danks earned his fourth win of the season on Sunday, allowing two runs on eight hits over six innings to beat the Rangers.

Danks struck out five and walked one. He's strung together a pair of strong outings after hurling eight scoreless innings Tuesday against the Royals. Danks hasn't been nearly as bad as his 4-10 record suggests, but he'll face a stiff test in protecting his 4.15 ERA and 1.19 WHIP next time out in Boston.

John Danks SP CWS 8 Months

John Danks tossed eight scoreless innings Tuesday as the White Sox defeated the Royals 2-0.

Danks scattered seven hits -- six of them singles -- and issued just one walk. Addison Reed closed the game with a scoreless ninth inning to preserve the shoutout and earn his 32nd save. Danks has been inconsistent recently but owns a respectable 4.22 ERA and 1.17 WHIP in 111 total frames. He'll get the Rangers next.

John Danks SP CWS 8 Months

John Danks struck out nine while allowing three runs in six-plus innings Friday against the Twins.

Danks allowed just one run through six. He then walked back-to-back batters to start the seventh before being pulled. Both runners came around to score when the White Sox's fourth pitcher of the inning, Nate Jones, gave up a grand slam to Justin Morneau.

John Danks SP CWS 9 Months

John Danks allowed six runs on 11 hits in seven innings in a loss to the Tigers on Wednesday.

Danks was serving them up, as three of the 11 hits he allowed left the yard. The southpaw fell to 2-8 with the loss, and he's now sporting a 4.81 ERA. He'll try to get back on track in Cleveland on Monday.