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White Sox's Danks to Start Rehab in 3, 4 Weeks
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox say pitcher John Danks could begin a rehabilitation assignment in about three to four weeks after tests confirmed he has a mild muscle strain in his left shoulder.

Two MRIs confirmed Monday that Danks has a mild Grade 1 strain of the subscapularis muscle in his left shoulder, that there was no tendon or ligament damage and his labrum is intact.

The team said in a statement Tuesday that his condition has improved since his previous MRI on May 23. Danks will begin a rehabilitation and strengthening program on Friday and could being a rehab assignment in three to four weeks.

Danks, 3-4 with a 5.70 ERA, has not pitched for the White Sox since May 19.

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