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Jordan Danks | Outfielder

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (27) / 8/7/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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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. May 7 - 3:55 PM

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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.
Apr 10 - 2:54 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.
Mar 19 - 7:29 PM

Jordan Danks went 2-for-2 with two home runs as the White Sox fell to the Athletics 16-6 on Tuesday.

Danks' great spring showing continues with his third and fourth Cactus League homers. The first was a solo shot off of Dan Otero in the seventh, the second was a two-run blast off of Nolan Sanburn in the ninth. Danks now has 13 hits in 36 at-bats, six of which have gone for extra bases.
Mar 18 - 7:25 PM

Jordan Danks homered as the White Sox defeated the Brewers 6-3 on Monday.

Danks went 1-for-3 overall, taking Johnny Hellweg deep for a two-run shot in the seventh inning. Danks has two homers on the spring. He's battling Alejandro De Aza and Leury Garcia for playing time as a reserve outfielder.
Mar 10 - 7:09 PM

Jordan Danks went 3-for-4 with two RBI against the Astros on Tuesday.

Danks doubled twice in the game, and his third hit drove in two runs to give the Sox a 4-3 lead in the eighth inning. Danks also stole a base in the game, his sixth of the season. The reserve outfielder is batting .261 in 88 at-bats this year.
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 12:29:00 AM

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

He'll take the place of Jake Peavy on the active roster. Danks is hitting .135 (5-for-37) with one home run and 16 strikeouts in 32 games with the White Sox this season.
Wed, Jul 31, 2013 01:05:00 PM

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

The White Sox plan to promote another position player Friday. Danks is hitting .135 (5-for-37) with one home run and 16 strikeouts in 32 games this season.
Thu, Jul 4, 2013 05:10:00 PM

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

He's taking Dewayne Wise's spot on the roster. Danks has batted .200/.333/.400 with a homer over nine games for the Palehose this season.
Sun, Jun 2, 2013 12:40:00 PM

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

Danks batted .200/.333/.400 with a homer over nine games for the Palehose. He'll be back up later this season.
Fri, May 10, 2013 02:07:00 PM

Jordan Danks (knee) is available off the bench for Thursday's game.

Danks was scratched from Tuesday's lineup with right knee soreness, but he's feeling much better. "There's a little fluid in the knee, but there's no pain at all. Really, it's just kind of range of motion," said Danks. "We tried to drain it [Wednesday] and it was a little too thick. It's just whenever I'm ready to run again."
Thu, May 2, 2013 09:59:00 PM

Jordan Danks was scratched from the White Sox starting lineup on Tuesday because of right knee soreness.

Danks was slated to start in center field Tuesday night against the Rangers. DeWayne Wise is in that spot now.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 05:47:00 PM

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

He'll take the roster spot of Deunte Heath, who was optioned to the minors after Tuesday's game. Danks batted .224 (15-for-67) with one homer and a .564 OPS in his first taste of the majors last season and will serve as a backup outfielder.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 02:23:00 PM

The White Sox will recall Jordan Danks prior to Wednesday's game.

He'll take the spot of reliever Deunte Heath, who was sent down after Tuesday's contest. Danks will back up at all three outfield spots.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 12:00:00 AM

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

Danks dealt with an elbow injury for a chunk of camp but hit well when healthy, batting .351. It still wasn't enough to win a roster spot, though. He'll serve as depth at Triple-A for the Palehose.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 07:15:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Flowers
2Adrian Nieto
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Gordon Beckham
2Leury Garcia
SS1Alexei Ramirez
3B1Conor Gillaspie
LF1Alejandro De Aza
CF1Adam Eaton
RF1Dayan Viciedo
2Moises Sierra
3Avisail Garcia
DH1Adam Dunn
2Paul Konerko
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Sale
2John Danks
3Jose Quintana
4Felipe Paulino
5Scott Carroll
6Hector Noesi
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Matt Lindstrom
2Nate Jones
3Zach Putnam
4Daniel Webb
5Javy Guerra
6Jacob Petricka
7Ronald Belisario
8Eric Surkamp
9Taylor Thompson