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John Danks 2013 Outlook


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#1 rayruuu

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 11:29 PM

Debut on Friday, curious to see what he's got. Rehab #s not great but I'll keep an eye out

#2 Ragnaroker

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 11:30 PM

He used to show a lot of potential but just hasn't delivered last few years. His velocity is maxing in the high 80s so he needs to build his arm strength back before he could maybe help in very deep leagues.

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 05:12 AM

But he gets the marlins first time out. It's like another rehab start

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 10:26 AM

Do y'all think he is worth streaming against he Marlins?

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 12:18 PM

View PostATLBraves, on 23 May 2013 - 10:26 AM, said:

Do y'all think he is worth streaming against he Marlins?

No. this is a guy that needs to prove himself. He's average at best when healthy, and his rehab hasn't proven that he's worth considering.
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SG/SF: Hayward, Afflalo, Manu, T. Ross, M. Thornton
PF/C: M. Gasol, Channing Frye, Amir Johnson, J. Adrien

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 02:07 PM

View Postjamesisharden, on 23 May 2013 - 12:18 PM, said:

View PostATLBraves, on 23 May 2013 - 10:26 AM, said:

Do y'all think he is worth streaming against he Marlins?

No. this is a guy that needs to prove himself. He's average at best when healthy, and his rehab hasn't proven that he's worth considering.

it is tempting given the marlins,  but agreed with the above...i am going to pass with probably the ONLY pitcher right now i'd not put in against MIA (missing in action?)

Edited by dodgerdog, 23 May 2013 - 02:08 PM.


#7 ludawg23

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 03:18 PM

Dude was pretty mediocre without the shoulder issues.

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 03:55 PM

Streaming him tonight but he might be worth a hold (depending on how he does tonight). His next probable starts are Cubs, Mariners, A's, Astros, Twins, and then Mets.

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 08:22 PM

Wow! His upcoming schedule if there are no rainouts or injuries:

@ChC (interleague - no DH)
@Sea
vs Oak
@Hou
@Min
vs NYM (interleague - with DH)
vs Bal
@TB

That takes us to July which is obviously way too far to accurately predict a schedule but that is just about as amazing a schedule as it gets. Lots of road games but that's not an issue since US Cellular is a hitter's haven.

Why can't any pitchers I own have schedule like that???!

Edited by PPolanco, 24 May 2013 - 08:24 PM.

I back the realest and original Polanco :-)

#10 Sean-O

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Posted 24 May 2013 - 08:56 PM

View Postludawg23, on 23 May 2013 - 03:18 PM, said:

Dude was pretty mediocre without the shoulder issues.

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He looked good tonight but I agree with this post.
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Posted 04 June 2013 - 12:51 AM

easy schedule is going to pass him up before he gets into form. I do like him for next season though. I've always thought he's an underrated lefty
I back the realest and original Polanco :-)

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 10:55 AM

one year he showed potential. both him and gavin Floyd. since then does anyone even stream these guys ever. they pitch in the rotation but don't know even if they are used.

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 11:08 AM

He sucked for 3 innings and then was great for 3.

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 11:22 AM

this has to be the only pitcher who has pitched now for 5 years consistently and no one uses.

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 11:31 AM

View Postballfan4141, on 04 June 2013 - 11:22 AM, said:

this has to be the only pitcher who has pitched now for 5 years consistently and no one uses.

disagree. He was hurt last year so that's already not consistently pitching but from 2008-11 he was very serviceable. I owned him for 2010 and parts of 2011. No regrets. You could do a lot worse than a healthy John Danks, which unfortunately it doesn't look like he'll be this year
I back the realest and original Polanco :-)

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 05:57 PM

looks like he pitched well today against not a bad oakland offense. anyone going to roll with him next week. he pitched efficiently
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Posted 08 June 2013 - 06:48 PM

View Poststevekerr01, on 08 June 2013 - 05:57 PM, said:

looks like he pitched well today against not a bad oakland offense. anyone going to roll with him next week. he pitched efficiently

@Hou so probably. I'm a little torn; honestly he hasn't looked that sharp AND his velocity is still not there despite the early results in the box scores. He could easily have been getting shelled and nobody would be talking about him but I really like him as a solid player so I'm leaning yes
I back the realest and original Polanco :-)

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 10:31 PM

Houston hits .275 vs lefties. I'm not going anywhere near that matchup. He was one of my big touts this week and came through for me. Dropped him and moving on.

I just can't stomach a John Danks ratio blow-up. He nearly pulled that off against the M's.

#19 DXM12

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 03:55 PM

You guys streaming him tomorrow? What are your projections against HOU?
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Posted 20 June 2013 - 12:52 PM

This guy sucks.  Everytime I stream him he gets bombed, then everytime I don't use him he hurls a gem.  He is done out of my streamer que.