Chicago White Sox defeat Seattle Mariners, 6-1

John Danks played the role of Jake Peavy on Monday night -- the stopper who beats the other team's best starter.

After a tough road trip, Danks stepped up when the White Sox needed it most, allowing six hits and one run in eight innings to outpitch Felix Hernandez in a 6-1 Sox victory before 38,815 at U.S. Cellular Field.

''Anytime you're going up against Felix Hernandez you know you have to be pretty darn good,'' said Danks (11-7). ''Fortunately we were able to scor...

Against his nature, White Sox general manager Ken Williams went along with the team's participation in MLB Network's reality show ''The Club'' because ''I have a responsibility to the game so that people are able to put their arms around it to a greater degree.''

It's an admirable sentiment for the chronically private Williams, but one that he will take only so far. Though the show captured Williams telling rookie Daniel Hudson he didn't make the team, he wasn't going t...