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Old 07-03-2013, 11:00 AM
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Not sure what you expect "getting out of him". Danks has 160+ starts over 5 full seasons plus 2 shortened years in last year and now. With a decent size sampling, he is a career .500( being generous) pitcher. On most teams he is a number 4 or maybe a 3 since he is a lefty.
Danks has been pretty routinely the victim of poor run support, shoddy bullpen work, etc. His career waaWL% is .563. FIVE SIXTY THREE. For reference, Justin Verlander's is .590, Chris Sale's is .577, and Mark Buehrle's is .561. When he's right, he is easily a #2 SP on a good team.
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