John Danks had his last turn skipped in the White Sox rotation and knew he had to pitch better to help dig his team out of the first-half hole in which they’re currently mired.
The White Sox go for their fourth straight win on the Fourth of July in an afternoon showdown against the Orioles.
ST. LOUIS — By skipping Carlos Rodon’s turn in the rotation, the White Sox may also be able to give Chris Sale an extra day of rest.
DETROIT -- Alexei Ramirez is out of the White Sox lineup on Thursday afternoon for only the second time this season.
Hector Noesi was happy to be a member of the White Sox starting rotation earlier this season. He didn’t take his demotion to long man/spot starter nearly as well.