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Braves release John Danks

The lefty will once again hit the free agent market after a short stint with Atlanta.

MLB: Atlanta Braves-Media Day Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

The Braves announced Monday that they have released left-hander John Danks. The move leaves the club with 38 players in camp.

Danks, who signed a minor-league deal with the Braves back in December, asked for his release and was granted it. According to reports, he will look to sign elsewhere but is not interested in pitching in the minors this season.

Danks, who turns 32 in April, posted a 1-1 record and 6.52 ERA in 9.2 spring innings for Atlanta while striking out seven. He made only four major-league starts for the White Sox last year, pitching to a 7.50 ERA mark in 22.1 innings before being released.

Danks appears unlikely to win a starting spot somewhere out of spring training at this point, so it could be the end of the road for him unless he is willing to spend some time in the minors. For his career, Danks owns a 79-104 record and 4.38 ERA in 247 starts with the White Sox (2007-16).