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John Danks

John Danks. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Danks’ Surgery A Success

John Danks’ tumultuous season was met with a sliver of good news Monday afternoon when the White Sox announced the veteran left-hander had undergone successful shoulder surgery.

670 The Score–08/06/2012

Chicago White Sox outfielder Jordan Danks congratulates catcher A.J. Pierzynski after Pierzynski's two-run, pinch-hit home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 7th inning at U.S. Cellular Field on August 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox defeated the Angels 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: OK White Sox, Now Don’t Blow This

The White Sox are no longer a cute little story, and that’s a good thing.

670 The Score–08/05/2012

Francisco Liriano. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Cooper: Goal Is To Minimize Liriano’s Inconsistencies

White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said the team knew exactly what they were getting when they dealt for the 28-year-old – the key is just to eliminate those inconsistent moments.

670 The Score–08/01/2012

John Danks. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

John Danks Having Season-Ending Shoulder Surgery

White Sox pitcher John Danks is done for the season.

670 The Score–07/31/2012

Francisco Liriano. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Liriano Worth A Shot

White Sox fans can be excused for an initially negative reaction to hearing that the Twins’ Francisco Liriano had been acquired late last night for utility man Eduardo Escobar and minor-league starter Pedro Hernandez.

670 The Score–07/29/2012

Jesse Crain. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Cooper: Crain Could Be Back Saturday

The White Sox could be in for a surprise as they take on the Tigers this weekend.

670 The Score–07/19/2012

John Danks. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cooper: Danks ‘Not On My Radar Right Now’

The White Sox have been noticeably silent on the health status of John Danks, who hasn’t made an appearance for the White Sox since May 19.

670 The Score–07/12/2012

John Danks

Danks Could Start Rehab Assignment In 3-4 Weeks

The White Sox are calling John Danks’ shoulder injury a “mild Grade 1 strain of the subscapularis muscle” and say he could begin a rehab assignment in 3-4 weeks.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Don Cooper and Jake Peavy

Cooper: ‘Disappointed’ In White Sox Fans

The underlying theme throughout this season has been the lack of attendance from White Sox fans.

670 The Score–06/19/2012

John Danks. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Danks Out Indefinitely With Shoulder Tear

The left-hander (3-4, with a 5.70 ERA) says he has a grade-1 tear of his subscapularis, but won’t need surgery. There is no timetable for his return.


Kenny Williams addresses the media. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Low Attendance Limiting Kenny Williams, White Sox

At some point a fact is a fact: the White Sox’s attendance issues are going to have an impact on what kind of improvements can be made in the next month and a half.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2012

Jose Quintana. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Stone: Quintana Must Stay With Sox When Danks Returns

​It’s only a matter of time now until John Danks returns from his stint on the disabled list.

670 The Score–06/18/2012

Jake Peavy.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s White Sox Mailbag: Does Another White Flag Trade Make Sense?

The White Sox are a first place team, but is it really smart for them to go for it all this season? That’s a major question we ponder in this week’s mailbag.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2012

Jordan Danks. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Jordan Danks Called Up As Fukudome Heads To DL

Jordan Danks, the younger brother of left-hander John Danks, will reportedly join the White Sox Thursday.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Paul Konerko

Konerko Has Wrist Procedure; Morel, Danks Remain On DL

Paul Konerko was a late scratch from Tuesday night’s White Sox lineup because he had a small chip flushed in his left wrist.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

Chris Sale. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Silverman: Sale Needs To Be Treated With Kid Gloves Despite Spectacular Start

Sale shouldn’t be allowed to go out every fifth game and pitch 7-plus innings every time he ventures to the mound the rest of the season. He is too valuable a prospect and he is still developing.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

John Danks. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Silverman: Streaking White Sox Could Use Mound Consistency

When the season started, the White Sox appeared to have decent starting pitching, but question marks everywhere else.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

John Danks. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Danks Headed To DL With Shoulder Strain

White Sox left-hander John Danks is headed to the 15-day disabled list with soreness in his left shoulder.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

Drew Smyly. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

White Sox Keep Regular Lineup Against Tigers’ Smyly

The White Sox are just 2-7 against left-handed starters this season and are batting a putrid .196.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2012

Chicago White Sox right fielder Alex Rios and first base coach Harold Baines celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on May 8, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. Rios drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning and the Sox won 5-3. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Rios Drives In Game Winner In 10th, Sox Beat Indians 5-3

Alex Rios wasn’t seeking revenge against Cleveland closer Chris Perez. He got it anyway.