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Jordan Danks | Outfielder

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/7/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
Contract: view contract details

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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. Aug 6 - 5:07 PM

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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.
Aug 1 - 9:50 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.
Apr 5 - 2:11 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.
Jan 16 - 3:08 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.
Jan 8 - 3:20 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

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.
Tue, Mar 18, 2014 07:25:00 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.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 07:09:00 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

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