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Jordan Danks

28-Year-Old Outfielder – Chicago White Sox

2014 Stats

AVG

.190

HR

2

RBI

9

R

8

SB

3

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Danks received his largest cup of MLB coffee in 2013, receiving more than 100 plate appearances than he did in 2012. Much of that playing time came in August and September after the Alex Rios trade th...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 215   DOB: 8/7/1986   BORN: Austin, TX   COLLEGE: Texas   DRAFTED: 7th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jordan Danks Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year deal with the White Sox in March 2014

August 25, 2014  –  Jordan Danks News

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Danks was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte on Monday, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

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Jordan Danks Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 21 A KAN 10 44 40 10 13 7 4 1 2 7 1 0 4 14 0 0 0 .325 .400 .625 1.025
2009 22 A WIN 30 138 118 25 38 16 11 2 3 21 5 1 18 32 1 1 0 .322 .409 .525 .934
2009 22 AA BIR 73 330 284 50 69 19 12 1 6 20 7 3 37 73 4 1 4 .243 .337 .356 .693
2010 23 AAA CHA 119 502 445 62 109 38 27 3 8 42 15 6 41 151 9 3 4 .245 .312 .373 .685
2011 24 AAA CHA 133 535 463 65 119 44 24 6 14 65 18 4 57 155 9 1 5 .257 .344 .425 .769
2012 25 AAA CHA 64 264 218 37 69 26 17 1 8 30 6 3 44 66 0 2 0 .317 .428 .514 .942
2012 25 MAJ CWS 50 75 67 12 15 2 1 0 1 4 3 1 6 16 0 2 0 .224 .280 .284 .564
2013 26 AAA CHA 54 238 208 35 58 17 9 2 6 28 3 1 26 57 1 1 2 .279 .363 .428 .791
2013 26 MAJ CWS 79 179 160 15 37 12 7 0 5 12 7 2 18 57 0 0 1 .231 .313 .369 .682
2014 27 AAA CHA 93 406 348 51 94 34 18 0 16 57 2 0 47 103 0 8 3 .270 .355 .460 .815
2014 27 MAJ CWS 33 89 79 8 15 3 1 0 2 9 3 2 9 31 0 1 0 .190 .270 .278 .548
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3-Year Averages     64 126 113 13 26 7 4 0 3 8 5 1 12 36 0 1 0 .230 .302 .345 .647

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position     ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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Jordan Danks Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 31 Det Did not play.
Aug. 30 Det Did not play.
Aug. 30 Det Did not play.
Aug. 29 Det Did not play.
Aug. 28 Cle Did not play.
Aug. 27 Cle Did not play.
Aug. 26 Cle Did not play.
Aug. 24 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .270 .278 .548
Aug. 23 @NYY 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .187 .271 .280 .551
Aug. 22 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .181 .259 .278 .537
Aug. 20 Bal Did not play.
Aug. 19 Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .260 .279 .539
Aug. 18 Bal 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .185 .270 .292 .562
Aug. 17 Tor 2 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .177 .268 .290 .558
Aug. 16 Tor 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .265 .233 .498
Aug. 15 Tor 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .262 .228 .490
Aug. 13 @SF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .135 .250 .212 .462
Aug. 12 @SF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .122 .246 .204 .450
Aug. 10 @Sea 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .130 .245 .217 .462
Aug. 9 @Sea 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .095 .224 .190 .414
Aug. 8 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 7 @Sea Did not play.
Aug. 6 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 5 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 4 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 3 Min Did not play.
Aug. 2 Min Did not play.
Aug. 1 Min Did not play.
Jul. 31 @Det Did not play.
Jul. 30 @Det Did not play.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 19 2 5 0 0 1 3 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 .263 .286 .421 .707
Last 30 Days 38 4 11 0 0 1 4 2 11 1 1 0 1 1 .289 .317 .368 .685

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Jordan Danks: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 31 1 24 7 1
2013 68 2 47 20 4
2012 41 21 14 7 3

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Jordan Danks Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014191120.158.316.589
2013220040.182.273.523
2012284001.179.179.385

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014607173.200.267.535
201313815587.239.384.707
2012398142.256.359.685

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014224152.273.409.729
20139584113.253.432.786
2012329132.188.281.544

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014574141.158.228.478
2013657114.200.277.523
2012353011.257.286.583
Jordan Danks Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 21 A KAN 44 40 9.1% 31.8% 0.29 65% .458 .300
2009 22 A WIN 138 118 13% 23.2% 0.56 73% .422 .203
2009 22 AA BIR 330 284 11.2% 22.1% 0.51 74% .307 .113
2010 23 AAA CHA 502 445 8.2% 30.1% 0.27 66% .353 .128
2011 24 AAA CHA 535 463 10.7% 29% 0.37 67% .357 .168
2012 25 AAA CHA 264 218 16.7% 25% 0.67 70% .424 .197
2012 25 MAJ CWS 75 67 8% 21.3% 0.38 76% .280 .060
2013 26 AAA CHA 238 208 10.9% 23.9% 0.46 73% .359 .149
2013 26 MAJ CWS 179 160 10.1% 31.8% 0.32 64% .327 .138
2014 27 AAA CHA 406 348 11.6% 25.4% 0.46 70% .341 .190
2014 27 MAJ CWS 89 79 10.1% 34.8% 0.29 61% .283 .088
Rest Of Season     Subscribe now to see our Rest Of Season projections for Jordan Danks
3-Year Averages     126 113 9.5% 28.6% 0.33 68% .311 .115

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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2014 Stat Review for Jordan Danks    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.190 AVG
TERRIBLE
61% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.283 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.278 SLG
TERRIBLE
.088 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.29 BB/K
POOR
10.1% BB Rate
GOOD
34.8% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.548 OPS
TERRIBLE
.270 OBP
TERRIBLE

Chicago White Sox Roster

Jordan Danks: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Danks isn't in the lineup Wednesday against the Orioles.

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Danks will get the start in center field Sunday, Colleen Kane of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Danks was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday, Scott Merkin of MLB.com reports.

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Danks was optioned to Triple-A Charlotte on Wednesday, Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Danks is out of the White Sox's lineup Monday at the Cubs.

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Danks will start in center field and bat seventh in the order Saturday against the Indians.

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Danks is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Rays.

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Danks was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte on Thursday.

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The White Sox optioned Danks to Triple-A Charlotte on Sunday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Danks hit two home runs in the White Sox's loss to the A's on Tuesday.

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Danks is not in the White Sox's lineup Monday against the Blue Jays.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Danks made his MLB debut in 2012, serving in a reserve capacity over the last four months of the season. He showed plus skills on the basepaths during his minor league career, but he was only given the green light four times in 45 stolen-base opportunities. It would take a few injuries to players ahead of him on the depth chart for him to carve out a more substantial role in 2013, and he will likely compete with Blake Tekotte for one of the final bench spots with the White Sox during spring training.

2012

Danks was supposed to be in the majors by now, but it appears as if his stock is dropping quickly. He hit a career-high 14 home runs in 463 at-bats for Triple-A Charlotte in 2011, but he also crossed the 150-strikeout threshold for the second consecutive season and still hasn't cracked the 40-man roster. He could be in the mix for the White Sox's fourth outfielder slot at some point during the regular season, but he'll need to improve his contact rate in order to become an everyday player at the big league level.

2010

Pretty soon the younger Danks won’t just be known as John’s brother. He started the 2009 strong at High-A Winston-Salem (.322/.409/.525) before struggling at Double-A Birmingham (.243/.337/.356 in 73 games). He only had 32 extra-base hits in 402 at-bats between the two levels. However, his strong play in the Arizona Fall League had some in Chicago thinking he could start the season in the White Sox’s vacant right-field spot. Danks will probably have to settle for starting the year at Triple-A Charlotte, but he should finish the season with the big league franchise.

2009

Danks is a 2008 seventh-round draft pick who was a toolsy prospect who was largely a disappointment at the University of Texas. He signed late so it's hard to judge his initial success.