View Full Version : John Danks

01-01-2007, 02:22 PM
I've heard a lot of really good things about him from Steve Stone and Baseball Prospectus now I'm just wondering what exactly he brings to the table. I've only heard of a fastball that ranges from 91-93 mph and a really good curve, what else does he throw and do you see him being an ace or more of a middle of the rotation starters.

01-01-2007, 02:30 PM
He is suppose to have solid command of his change up. I need to see him to make a guess, I always thought Brandon was a 2nd or 3rd starter, and Danks is suppose to be just as high of a cieling, so that will be my early guess, a 2 or 3 man.

01-01-2007, 02:51 PM
There's no way of knowing for sure, but a young version of Wilson Alvarez wouldn't be bad.

01-01-2007, 06:10 PM
I don't have a lot of belief in slotting starting pitchers as a 1, 2 etc. Your best pitcher starts on opening day, and the rest fill out the staff, based on what I have read, Danks would not be pitching on opening day, but I have yet to see him pitch either.