John Danks to start Friday

Updated: May 23, 2013, 1:11 AM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox announced Wednesday night that starting pitcher John Danks will come off the disabled list and make his first start in more than a year.

Danks, who last pitched in May 2012, had first tried to rehabilitate the shoulder injury before opting for surgery in August to repair his rotator cuff and biceps. He will take the mound Friday at home against the Miami Marlins.

"It has been a long recovery," Danks said. "I am excited to get back here and ...

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