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John Danks
Birthdate: 4/15/1985 (29 y, 8 m, 7 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-1/210     Position: P
Drafted: 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 9, Overall: 9, Team: Texas Rangers
Contract: $65M / 5 Years (2012 - 2016)
RotoWire News: Danks turned in six strong innings versus the Rays on Sunday afternoon, giving up two earned runs on two hits and three walks while striking out five en route to his 10th win of the season. (9/21/2014)



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2006Rangers (AA)540131369.110.642.861.43.34472.6 %  4.153.99  
2006Rangers (AAA)450141370.29.174.331.40.29068.1 %  4.334.79  
2007White Sox61302626139.07.063.501.81.30970.5 %34.8 %13.8 %5.505.544.760.7
2008White Sox12903333195.07.342.630.69.29376.1 %42.8 %7.4 %3.323.443.825.0
2008White Sox100116.29.454.051.35.31681.4 %25.0 %8.3 %4.054.334.75 
2009White Sox131103232200.16.693.281.26.26777.7 %44.2 %11.5 %3.774.594.382.9
2010White Sox151103232213.06.852.960.76.27471.5 %45.4 %7.4 %3.723.703.994.3
2011White Sox (AAA)100229.06.002.002.00.269100.0 %  2.005.46  
2011White Sox81202727170.17.132.431.00.31370.1 %43.8 %9.9 %4.333.823.793.1
2012White Sox (AAA)000114.02.252.250.00.26740.0 %  2.253.41  
2012White Sox3409953.25.033.861.17.28264.6 %41.2 %10.8 %5.705.015.100.3
2013White Sox (AA)100117.01.291.291.29.17487.0 %  2.574.91  
2013White Sox (AAA)1003315.28.046.890.57.28674.2 %  3.454.93  
2013White Sox41402222138.15.791.761.82.28370.7 %41.4 %16.8 %4.755.064.080.3
2014White Sox111103232193.25.993.441.16.29171.9 %42.3 %10.4 %4.744.764.620.8
2015Steamer7902424134.05.903.121.32.29468.2 %  5.024.89 0.3
Total- - -728502132131303.16.642.931.16.28972.4 %42.4 %10.8 %4.284.374.2317.4
Postseason- - -100116.29.454.051.35.31681.4 %25.0 %8.3 %4.054.334.75 

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2006Rangers (AA)544.151313000  69.13007438321122023082
2006Rangers (AAA)454.331413000  70.23116743341134012072
2007White Sox6135.50262600000139.0622160928528544430109
2008White Sox1293.32333300000195.0804182747215571470159
2008White Sox104.0511000 06.2307331300007
2009White Sox13113.77323210000200.1839184898428731510149
2010White Sox15113.72323211000213.0878189938818702421162
2011White Sox (AAA)102.0022000  9.0369222200006
2011White Sox8124.33272721000170.1728182898219465760135
2012White Sox (AAA)002.2511000  4.0174310100001
2012White Sox345.70990000053.2238573534723015030
2013White Sox (AA)102.5711000  7.0265221100001
2013White Sox (AAA)103.4533000  15.2711386112020014
2013White Sox4144.75222200000138.158315181732827043089
2014White Sox11114.74323200000193.285520510610225741970129
2015Steamer795.022424  0  134.059114680752047 5  88
Total- - -72854.28213213420001303.1554713106596201684241438341962
Postseason- - -104.0511000 06.2307331300007

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2006Rangers (AA)10.642.863.731.4327.3 %7.3 %20.0 %.2681.38.34472.6 %  3.99
2006Rangers (AAA)9.174.332.121.4023.2 %10.9 %12.2 %.2431.43.29068.1 %  4.79
2007White Sox7.063.502.021.8117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2841.54.30970.5 %1181215.54
2007Average6.673.332.001.0317.1 %8.5 %8.6 %.2631.41.29970.7 %  4.43
2008White Sox7.342.632.790.6919.8 %7.1 %12.7 %.2451.23.29376.1 %74773.44
2008White Sox9.454.052.331.3523.3 %10.0 %13.3 %.2591.50.31681.4 %90974.33
2008Average6.833.392.011.0117.5 %8.7 %8.8 %.2591.39.29671.4 %  4.39
2009White Sox6.693.282.041.2617.8 %8.7 %9.1 %.2421.28.26777.7 %821014.59
2009Average6.993.462.021.0518.0 %8.9 %9.1 %.2581.39.29571.9 %  4.42
2010White Sox6.852.962.310.7618.5 %8.0 %10.5 %.2351.22.27471.5 %86853.70
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %10.0 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011White Sox (AAA)6.002.003.002.0016.7 %5.6 %11.1 %.2651.22.269100.0 %  5.46
2011White Sox7.132.432.931.0018.5 %6.3 %12.2 %.2701.34.31370.1 %102913.82
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %10.5 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012White Sox (AAA)2.252.251.000.005.9 %5.9 %0.0 %.2501.25.26740.0 %  3.41
2012White Sox5.033.861.301.1712.6 %9.7 %3.0 %.2661.49.28264.6 %1351175.01
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %11.8 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013White Sox (AA)1.291.291.001.293.9 %3.9 %0.0 %.2000.86.17487.0 %  4.91
2013White Sox (AAA)8.046.891.170.5719.7 %16.9 %2.8 %.2281.60.28674.2 %  4.93
2013White Sox5.791.763.301.8215.3 %4.6 %10.6 %.2741.29.28370.7 %1151235.06
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %11.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014White Sox5.993.441.741.1615.1 %8.7 %6.4 %.2661.44.29171.9 %1201214.76
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Steamer5.903.121.891.3214.9 %7.9 %7.0 %.2721.44.29468.2 %  4.89
Total- - -6.642.932.271.1617.3 %7.6 %9.7 %.2581.33.28972.4 %991014.37
Postseason- - -9.454.052.331.3523.3 %10.0 %13.3 %.2591.50.31681.4 %90974.33

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2007White Sox0.7619.4 %34.8 %45.8 %9.4 %13.8 %5.2 %25.0 %4.651074.76
2008White Sox1.2121.8 %42.8 %35.4 %9.3 %7.4 %4.0 %14.3 %3.92883.82
2008White Sox0.4215.0 %25.0 %60.0 %16.7 %8.3 %20.0 %0.0 %3.961104.75
2009White Sox1.0814.9 %44.2 %40.9 %12.3 %11.5 %9.5 %46.7 %4.39994.38
2010White Sox1.1715.7 %45.4 %38.9 %9.9 %7.4 %7.7 %17.6 %4.06963.99
2011White Sox1.2019.9 %43.8 %36.4 %12.0 %9.9 %6.5 %33.3 %3.80943.79
2012White Sox1.1222.0 %41.2 %36.7 %7.7 %10.8 %2.7 %0.0 %5.261245.10
2013White Sox1.1322.1 %41.4 %36.5 %6.0 %16.8 %7.9 %50.0 %4.171034.08
2014White Sox1.1019.4 %42.3 %38.3 %7.9 %10.4 %10.2 %28.6 %4.641224.62
Total- - -1.1019.0 %42.4 %38.7 %9.6 %10.8 %7.3 %27.8 %4.271024.23
Postseason- - -0.4215.0 %25.0 %60.0 %16.7 %8.3 %20.0 %0.0 %3.961104.75

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2007White Sox154203861981237792414832407
2008White Sox24720412619107191110020443144
2008White Sox5123210053966105
2009White Sox264244893025157117118720233210
2010White Sox284243982422173117122521643389
2011White Sox23119210523151247192618272753
2012White Sox736539527034315519834
2013White Sox1891671011015635074614562202
2014White Sox2662411221927144115120320953298
Total- - -17081559766149124902567276261361121237
Postseason- - -5123210053966105

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2007White Sox-1.84-11.9910.15-18.68-1.760.940.890.871.0026-1.62-0.3300
2008White Sox2.99-14.2617.2430.643.061.101.030.871.60332.99-0.2700
2008White Sox0.13-0.460.590.640.061.050.900.871.181-0.040.1700
2009White Sox1.52-13.5715.0916.511.650.950.880.881.02310.670.9300
2010White Sox1.80-15.0916.8920.421.991.020.950.870.88312.45-0.6900
2011White Sox0.01-13.0913.10-4.47-0.411.020.940.871.3125-0.750.7600
2012White Sox-1.15-5.474.32-7.91-0.781.100.920.861.029-0.53-0.5200
2013White Sox-2.26-10.818.55-15.40-1.610.850.860.870.9022-1.83-0.8200
2014White Sox-0.97-14.8113.84-11.40-1.190.940.850.870.9032-2.271.2400
Total- - -0.09-99.0999.189.720.950.990.920.871.09209-0.870.9700
Postseason- - -0.13-0.460.590.640.061.050.900.871.181-0.040.1700

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2007White Sox61.0% (89.5)0.6% (81.0) 17.4% (76.9)21.0% (81.7)  2.7%
2008White Sox52.2% (91.3)4.7% (83.9)16.4% (87.1)6.4% (77.0)20.3% (82.8)  4.7%
2009White Sox52.5% (90.4)0.1% (85.7)22.3% (86.2)7.3% (76.4)17.8% (82.3)  1.4%
2010White Sox54.0% (91.7) 24.1% (87.4)4.3% (77.1)17.7% (82.7)  1.7%
2011White Sox48.9% (91.6) 27.3% (88.3)4.7% (77.2)19.2% (83.3)  0.9%
2012White Sox49.4% (90.1) 25.7% (86.8)5.8% (77.8)19.2% (82.5)   
2013White Sox46.4% (89.3) 17.4% (85.6)10.2% (72.6)26.0% (80.0)  0.0%
2014White Sox44.4% (88.6) 18.6% (84.2)8.8% (73.5)28.2% (79.9)  0.2%
Total- - -51.1% (90.4)0.8% (83.7)18.9% (86.6)8.0% (75.7)21.2% (81.7)  1.7%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2007White Sox60.1 %     7.5 %9.8 %  21.7 %  0.3 %
2008White Sox65.0 %     2.9 %5.6 %  26.4 %  0.0 %
2009White Sox50.1 %4.7 %0.8 %   19.3 %7.1 %  17.9 %  0.0 %
2010White Sox45.2 %11.1 %21.6 %   2.0 %2.3 %  17.7 %   
2011White Sox33.0 %16.0 %25.6 %    4.8 %  19.9 %   
2012White Sox34.6 %15.4 %24.0 %    5.3 %  20.7 %   
2013White Sox27.0 %20.4 %16.0 %    9.8 %  26.8 %   
2014White Sox30.1 %15.1 %16.9 %    8.4 %  29.3 %   
Total- - -43.6 %10.1 %12.7 %   4.4 %6.4 %  22.7 %  0.0 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2007White Sox91.5     79.977.7  83.3  
2008White Sox90.6     82.476.6  83.3  
2009White Sox90.388.985.5   85.677.2  82.5  
2010White Sox91.790.787.2   78.276.9  82.7  
2011White Sox91.691.588.2    77.2  83.4  
2012White Sox90.189.486.9    77.7  82.6  
2013White Sox89.388.685.6    72.6  80.2  
2014White Sox88.587.984.2    73.8  80.0  
Total- - -90.689.586.6   84.075.7  82.0  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2007White Sox-15.4-1.1 -4.32.4  -1.07-8.64 -1.070.48  
2008White Sox15.0-1.10.2-2.56.6  0.96-0.760.04-1.301.09  
2009White Sox-11.00.118.6-4.24.6  -0.662.292.64-1.850.81  
2010White Sox8.1 8.6-1.011.3  0.45 1.07-0.731.92  
2011White Sox-5.5 -4.0-1.43.8  -0.41 -0.53-1.120.73  
2012White Sox-2.5 -3.2-0.31.5  -0.61 -1.50-0.640.92  
2013White Sox-14.8 -1.1-0.70.8  -1.45 -0.29-0.330.14  
2014White Sox-30.1 -2.42.62.8  -2.06 -0.380.890.31  
Total- - --56.2-2.116.8-12.033.9  -0.53-1.350.43-0.720.76  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2007White Sox-10.6     -1.91.9  3.3  
2008White Sox19.5     -0.8-1.8  5.6  
2009White Sox-3.4-3.31.7   10.7-3.4  4.9  
2010White Sox9.5-2.58.5   -2.41.9  9.3  
2011White Sox-1.9-5.4-1.8    -0.8  4.9  
2012White Sox-4.60.3-0.2    1.2  0.1  
2013White Sox-12.8-2.1-0.1    -1.1  1.1  
2014White Sox-9.1-15.3-9.8    3.6  4.3  
Total- - --13.5-28.3-1.6   5.61.4  33.6  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2007White Sox-1.16     -1.661.24  1.01  
2008White Sox0.98     -0.86-1.04  0.70  
2009White Sox-0.21-2.207.03   1.73-1.49  0.86  
2010White Sox0.62-0.671.16   -3.562.48  1.56  
2011White Sox-0.21-1.24-0.25    -0.65  0.90  
2012White Sox-1.600.25-0.09    2.74  0.04  
2013White Sox-2.16-0.46-0.03    -0.52  0.18  
2014White Sox-0.92-3.08-1.76    1.28  0.45  
Total- - --0.15-1.39-0.06   0.640.11  0.73  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2007White Sox18.4 %67.1 %44.9 %66.2 %86.8 %82.9 %54.4 %57.1 %7.4 %
2007Average25.0 %66.6 %45.9 %60.8 %88.2 %80.8 %50.3 %58.7 %8.6 %
2008White Sox27.9 %68.2 %49.0 %61.7 %82.9 %77.1 %52.4 %60.5 %11.0 %
2008Average25.4 %65.4 %45.9 %61.7 %87.9 %80.8 %51.1 %58.6 %8.6 %
2009White Sox21.3 %66.4 %45.6 %57.7 %85.1 %79.2 %53.8 %58.2 %9.3 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %45.3 %61.7 %87.8 %80.5 %49.3 %58.2 %8.6 %
2010White Sox30.7 %68.3 %48.5 %69.4 %86.7 %81.0 %47.5 %60.0 %9.0 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011White Sox33.0 %68.2 %50.2 %70.3 %86.4 %81.0 %49.0 %63.3 %9.3 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012White Sox25.5 %63.9 %44.7 %73.3 %88.3 %84.0 %50.1 %55.9 %7.1 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013White Sox33.0 %68.1 %49.7 %74.0 %85.7 %81.6 %47.5 %61.9 %8.9 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014White Sox28.8 %64.2 %45.4 %70.4 %87.8 %82.0 %46.9 %61.4 %8.0 %
2014Average31.3 %65.6 %46.7 %65.9 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
Total- - -27.7 %67.0 %47.4 %67.9 %85.9 %80.7 %50.2 %60.1 %9.0 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2007White Sox24.4 %61.3 %44.5 %72.8 %85.7 %82.5 %54.6 %18.8
2007Average28.9 %62.3 %45.4 %66.4 %87.6 %80.8 %49.6 %21.5
2008White Sox29.4 %64.6 %48.8 %65.2 %82.0 %77.5 %55.1 %19.8
2008Average28.0 %62.5 %45.3 %65.9 %88.0 %81.2 %50.3 %21.6
2009White Sox27.0 %62.0 %45.1 %67.1 %84.6 %79.5 %51.9 %19.3
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010White Sox28.0 %65.5 %47.4 %68.9 %85.9 %81.0 %51.6 %17.6
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011White Sox30.3 %67.1 %49.7 %63.9 %87.7 %80.9 %52.8 %17.8
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012White Sox24.9 %62.9 %44.5 %74.0 %87.7 %84.0 %51.6 %18.3
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013White Sox31.0 %65.6 %48.6 %70.2 %86.9 %81.7 %50.9 %19.9
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014White Sox27.6 %61.9 %44.8 %66.4 %88.7 %81.8 %50.2 %19.9
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -28.2 %64.0 %46.9 %67.5 %85.9 %80.6 %52.3 %19.0

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2007White SoxP2626139.05171011001 10   .957 
2008White SoxP3333195.012280001100 23   1.000 
2009White SoxP3232200.17332021100 18   .952 
2010White SoxP3232213.05350003400 6   1.000 
2011White SoxP2727170.14300000100 15   1.000 
2012White SoxP9953.23133030000 1   .842 
2013White SoxP2222138.18130001100 2   1.000 
2014White SoxP3232193.24241010000 12   .966 
Total- - -P2132131303.1481937077801 87   .972 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2007White SoxP139.00  022              
2008White SoxP195.00  124              
2009White SoxP200.11  -122              
2010White SoxP213.02  -124              
2011White SoxP170.12  0-13              
2012White SoxP53.20  023              
2013White SoxP138.11  001              
2014White SoxP193.20  011              
Total- - -P1303.16  -11020              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012White SoxP53.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (2)90.0%    (10)
2013White SoxP138.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (11)
2014White SoxP193.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (2)100.0%      (3)100.0%    (15)
Total- - -P1303.10.0%      (1)0.0%      (4)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (4)100.0%      (6)97.2%    (36)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2007White Sox0.5-0.1-0.1-0.27.80.7$3.0$0.4
2008White Sox5.80.30.50.848.55.0$22.5$0.4
2009White Sox4.71.50.31.829.92.9$13.1 
2010White Sox4.40.9-0.80.140.04.3$17.0 
2011White Sox1.9-0.8-0.4-1.229.33.1$13.9 
2012White Sox0.00.2-0.5-0.32.60.3$1.1 
2013White Sox0.50.5-0.40.13.40.3$1.7 
2014White Sox1.00.3-0.10.27.40.8$4.2 
Total- - -18.72.7-1.31.4168.917.4$76.7$0.8

  • $65m / 5 Years (2012 - 2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox on 12/29/2011 (Extension)
    • 2012: $8M, 2013: $14.2M, 2014: $14.2M, 2015: $14.2M, 2016: $14.2M
    • Agent / Agency: CAA
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by willl
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  • 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 9, Overall: 9
    • Team: Texas Rangers
    • School: Round Rock HS (TX)