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.
The White Sox are no longer a cute little story, and that’s a good thing.
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.
White Sox pitcher John Danks is done for the season.
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.
The White Sox could be in for a surprise as they take on the Tigers this weekend.
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.
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.
The underlying theme throughout this season has been the lack of attendance from White Sox fans.
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.
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.
It’s only a matter of time now until John Danks returns from his stint on the disabled list.
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.
Jordan Danks, the younger brother of left-hander John Danks, will reportedly join the White Sox Thursday.
Paul Konerko was a late scratch from Tuesday night’s White Sox lineup because he had a small chip flushed in his left wrist.
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.
When the season started, the White Sox appeared to have decent starting pitching, but question marks everywhere else.
White Sox left-hander John Danks is headed to the 15-day disabled list with soreness in his left shoulder.
The White Sox are just 2-7 against left-handed starters this season and are batting a putrid .196.
Alex Rios wasn’t seeking revenge against Cleveland closer Chris Perez. He got it anyway.