Danny returns to the Bluefish for his eighth season of professional baseball and second in the Atlantic League. In 2010, the slugger appeared in 108 games for Bridgeport and batted .272 with 11 home runs, 56 RBI, 62 runs scored and a career-high 12 stolen bases. His shining moment with the ‘Fish came during Game Four of the Liberty Division Championship Series, when he stepped to the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning with one out, runners on first and second and the game tied at two. On the first pitch he saw from Southern Maryland reliever Jim Ed Warden, Putnam smacked a double to right-centerfield to drive in the series clinching run and bring the Bluefish to their fifth Atlantic League Championship Series. The California-native has made one stop at the Major League level as a member of the Oakland Athletics in 2007. In 11 games, he recorded six hits, including one home run in 28 at-bats. The 28-year-old posted his best season as a professional in 2005 with Stockton (A, Athletics) of the California League. He batted .307 with 15 home runs and posted careers-highs with 37 doubles and 100 RBI. In 705 career minor league games, Putnam has connected on 86 homers and drove in 434 runs.
Danny was selected by the Oakland Athletics in the first round (36th overall) in the 2004 amateur draft.