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John Danks

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Gwinnett Braves

  • Status: Inactive
  • Full Name: John William Danks
  • Age: 34 (April 15, 1985)
  • Birthplace: Austin, TX
  • Bats/Throws: L/L Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 210
  • Draft: Round 1 (2003, TEX)
  • MLB Debut: 04/08/2007
  • School: Round Rock, TX
  • Relationship(s): brother of Jordan Danks
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John Danks Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
April 3, 2017 Gwinnett Braves released LHP John Danks.
January 25, 2017 LHP John Danks assigned to Gwinnett Braves.
December 9, 2016 Atlanta Braves signed free agent LHP John Danks to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
May 13, 2016 Chicago White Sox released LHP John Danks.
May 3, 2016 Chicago White Sox designated LHP John Danks for assignment.
May 24, 2013 Chicago White Sox activated LHP John Danks from the 15-day disabled list.
May 7, 2013 Chicago White Sox sent LHP John Danks on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
May 2, 2013 Chicago White Sox sent LHP John Danks on a rehab assignment to Birmingham Barons.
March 26, 2013 Chicago White Sox placed LHP John Danks on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 22, 2013. Recovering from August 2012 left shoulder surgery.
October 29, 2012 Chicago White Sox activated LHP John Danks from the 60-day disabled list.
August 11, 2012 Chicago White Sox transferred LHP John Danks from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
June 12, 2012 sent LHP John Danks on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
May 25, 2012 Chicago White Sox placed LHP John Danks on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 20, 2012. Left shoulder strain.
July 20, 2011 Chicago White Sox activated LHP John Danks from the 15-day disabled list.
July 10, 2011 sent LHP John Danks on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
June 26, 2011 Chicago White Sox placed LHP John Danks on the 15-day disabled list. Strained Right Oblique
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John Danks Awards and Honors

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John Danks
  • Full Name: John William Danks
  • Born: April 15, 1985
  • Age: 34
  • Birthplace: Austin, TX
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: L
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 210
  • Draft: Round 1 (2003, TEX)
  • School: Round Rock, TX
  • MLB Debut: 04/08/2007

How Acquired: Selected in the first round (9th overall) of 2003 June draft.

High School: Selected by Texas with the 9th overall selection in the 2003 June draft...went 10-3 with a 1.61 ERA in 18 games/13 starts at Round Rock High School in senior season in 2003...allowed just 59 hits with 27 walks and 173 strikeouts in 100 innings in helping Round Rock advance to the Texas Class 5A State Championship game...selected as the Gatorade Texas High School Player of the Year and was a Baseball America second team high school all-American...also participated in the All-American High School All-Star Baseball Game in New Jersey and the Texas High School Coaches Association Class 4A-5A All-Star Game in Round Rock.

Personal: His brother Jordan, a freshman outfielder at the University of Texas, was selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 19th round of the 2005 June draft...Jordan was rated by Baseball America as the 37th-best prospect entering the draft...his father, John, was a four-year basketball letterman at the University of Texas (1977-80).