John Danks threw 102 pitches on Thursday, including 73 strikes. (Mike Carlson/AP)
By Scott Merkin / MLB.com
John Danks tied a career high with eight strikeouts and earned his first win since May 8, slowing down the Rays, who entered Thursday with the best record in the American League. Joe Crede homered in the sixth inning, and Paul Konerko added his first long ball since April 27.
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