Throwing strikes and getting ahead of hitters have played a major part in John Danks’ five-start resurgence–pretty basic pitching fundamentals, right? But Danks also talked Friday about some side work with White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper that changed his success rate
“I got with Coop and noticed I’ve been flying off big time,” Danks said. “I’m just trying to stay behind the ball and make quality strikes, but at the very least, I’m throwing strikes.”
Danks is describing a more compact delivery, which has paid major dividends.
July 4, 2009
John Danks’ delivery
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