John Danks learned that the White Sox’s dugout is not a prank-free zone


As far as classic baseball pranks go, it’s a simple one: Put a cup on top of someone’s head without them noticing and then watch them go about their usual business in the dugout while trying not to crack up too much.

And yet it makes me chuckle every time.

John Danks of the White Sox was the latest target during Monday night’s game against the Orioles:

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Alejandro De Aza does a pretty solid job keeping a straight face, at least for a while.