John Danks still has years to travel and milestones to forge before he supplants Mark Buehrle as the White Sox' left-handed ace.
But at 25, the quiet Texan might be turning a corner.
''He's really a front-line starter,'' Paul Konerko said. ''He's always had the stuff, but he's showing his nerve out there. He's a great teammate. He's not scared out there. He wants the ball.
''He's not the ace, but I think in time he could turn into that guy because he has the stuff...