Posts in category "John Danks"

The White Sox and the Trade Deadline: Sell!

The White Sox and the Trade Deadline: Sell!
If you’ve been reading along, you know how I feel about the White Sox and their current state of affairs.  The team is improved from last year, no doubt.  The front office has made some good to potentially great moves and when some key players come back from injury this team should have a decent... Read more »

White Sox Player Previews: John Danks

White Sox Player Previews:  John Danks
In 2011 the White Sox made quite a commitment to John Danks, giving him a five year contract worth $65 M.  He subsequently went down with an injury in 2012 and he looked like a mere shadow of the pitcher in 2010 that inspired such confidence.  So far the return on the investment has not... Read more »

Weekly White Sox Round-Up

Another week, another round of stories about the White Sox and baseball to check out: First up, a profile of Robin Ventura by Jon Heyman.  I bet you didn’t know this, but Robin Ventura is a laid-back kind of guy from California.  One more season like 2013 and the White Sox might be looking for... Read more »
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Your 2013 White Sox: John Danks (Preview #14)

Your 2013 White Sox: John Danks  (Preview #14)
What was Kenny Williams thinking?  John Danks is a decent enough pitcher and at 26 a contract extension until he was 31 isn’t the craziest thing Kenny had ever done.  However, with his signing bonus and other factors worked in, Baseball Prospectus has Danks making $15.75M this year and 2013-2016 making $14.25M, at least as... Read more »

Your 2013 Chicago White Sox: Gavin Floyd (Preview #13)

Your 2013 Chicago White Sox: Gavin Floyd (Preview #13)
I wrote a blog a few years ago about a game that Gavin Floyd threw against the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Zach Duke was the opposing pitcher.  It was a masterful game, a pitchers duel on an otherwise non-descript June night.  That is the Gavin Floyd I not only want to remember, but want to see in... Read more »