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Jordan Danks | Outfielder

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 8/7/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Rangers released OF Jordan Danks.
Danks was in Rangers camp this spring on a minor league contract. He's a versatile defender in the outfield, but the 29-year-old owns a weak .224/.300/.322 career batting line at the major league level. Apr 11 - 11:37 AM

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Rangers signed OF Jordan Danks to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Danks was up with the Phillies briefly last season but spent most of the year at Triple-A, hitting .257/.318/.368 with six homers. John's younger brother is merely a depth add.
Jan 19 - 5:09 PM

Phillies sent OF Jordan Danks outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Danks saw just four at-bats with the big club this season, all of the hit-less variety. At Triple-A, the 29-year-old outfielder was hitting .257/.318/.368. He should have a shot in the spring, but there's little reason to believe his bat will jump to life.
Wed, Oct 7, 2015 04:31:00 PM

Phillies optioned OF Jordan Danks to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Danks joined the team over the weekend and went 0-for-4 during his brief stay. The 28-year-old should be back as a September call-up.
Thu, Aug 6, 2015 05:07:00 PM

Phillies recalled OF Jordan Danks from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

The 28-year-old outfielder was hitting .245/.305/.335 with three homers and 33 RBI in 94 games at Triple-A. He'll function as a reserve outfielder and left-handed bat off the bench for the Phillies.
Sat, Aug 1, 2015 09:50:00 AM

Phillies optioned OF Jordan Danks to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

He was unable to win a reserve outfielder spot after hitting .256/.347/.372 with one homer this spring. Danks still figures to spend a good amount of time with the big club this season.
Sun, Apr 5, 2015 02:11:00 PM

Phillies claimed OF Jordan Danks off waivers from the White Sox.

Danks was designated for assignment last week after batting .222/.303/.291 in 132 plate appearances last season. He'll be a reserve outfielder for the Phils.
Fri, Jan 16, 2015 03:08:00 PM

White Sox designated OF Jordan Danks for assignment.

Danks was pushed off Chicago's 40-man roster Thursday to clear a spot for Emilio Bonifacio, who has been signed to a one-year, $4 million free agent contract. Danks, 28, batted just .222/.303/.291 in 132 plate appearances last season for the White Sox.
Thu, Jan 8, 2015 03:20:00 PM

Jordan Danks went 2-for-4 with a stolen base and two runs scored in a win over the Rays Sunday.

The part-time player started for Adam Eaton in center field and came up big, singling and scoring in the second and sixth innings. Danks also walked and scored a base, his fifth of the season, in the win. The 28-year-old is hitting just .218/.304/.297 in a limited role this season.
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 05:29:00 PM

White Sox recalled OF Jordan Danks from Triple-A Charlotte.

Danks was optioned down to Triple-A when Adam Eaton came off the DL last week, but he's back now that rosters have expanded. The 28-year-old is batting .190/.270/.278 over 89 plate appearances in the big leagues this year and is unlikely to be fantasy relevant this month.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 02:50:00 PM

White Sox optioned OF Jordan Danks to Triple-A Charlotte.

Adam Eaton is due back from the disabled list on Tuesday, so Danks was no longer need as outfield depth. Danks has hit .190/.270/.278 this year in 89 plate appearances at the major league level.
Mon, Aug 25, 2014 02:03:00 PM

White Sox recalled OF Jordan Danks from Triple-A Charlotte.

Danks will give the White Sox needed outfield depth while Adam Eaton recovers from a shoulder injury. Danks has just four hits in 41 at-bats this season at the major league level. He is not a fantasy-relevant player.
Sat, Aug 9, 2014 04:11:00 PM

White Sox optioned OF Jordan Danks to Triple-A Charlotte.

Danks has just four hits in 41 at-bats with the big club this season. He'll get another shot later this season but is never going to be more than an extra outfielder.
Wed, May 7, 2014 03:55:00 PM

White Sox recalled OF Jordan Danks from Triple-A Charlotte.

Avisail Garcia was placed on the disabled list in a corresponding 25-man roster move with a season-ending shoulder injury. Danks had a big spring offensively and now has a shot at regular playing time, but the 27-year-old is a .229/.303/.344 career hitter in the majors.
Thu, Apr 10, 2014 02:54:00 PM

Jordan Danks hit his third home run in two days, blasting a solo homer off of Cory Rasmus in the eighth inning in his only at-bat.

Danks now has five homers on the spring. One would be hard-pressed to find a hitter seeing the ball better than Danks is right now.
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 07:29:00 PM