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White Sox's John Danks hopes to be ready for 2013 season

John Danks is progressing well from shoulder surgery and should be ready for 2013 season.

Jonathan Daniel

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher John Danks continues to recover well from surgery on his left shoulder, according to

Danks had surgery on the shoulder on Aug. 6 and reports that he's "hit all his markers" in his recovery. The White Sox also have the luxury of not rushing Danks back because of their pitching depth. With Jake Peavy, Chris Sale, Gavin Floyd, Jose Quintana, Hector Santiago and several prospects who could be ready for the Major Leagues next season, the team is happy that Danks is able to take his time rehabbing the injury.

"It's nice to be able to insulate and not rush that," White Sox general manager Rick Hahn told "We always prefer to have more depth than less with pitching."

Danks, a left-hander, was 3-4 with a 5.70 ERA in nine starts last season. He is 57-60 with a 4.12 ERA in his six-year Major League career.