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Adam Eaton | Outfielder

Team: Chicago White Sox
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/6/1988
Ht / Wt:  5'8" / 185
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Adam Eaton led off his second consecutive game with a home run on Friday, though it went for naught in a losing effort against the Tigers.
It was his lone hit in five at-bats on the night. The White Sox leadoff man has picked up the pace offensively in recent weeks and now sports a .252/.319/.383 slash line to go along with five homers and 14 RBI. Jun 26 - 10:20 PM

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Adam Eaton walked and hit a solo home run in five plate appearances as the White Sox eked out a 10-inning win over the Tigers on Thursday.

Eaton led off the game with a solo home run off of Alfredo Simon. The multi-hit performance is his third in his last three games. He has made slow but steady progress on an underwhelming start to the year. He's currently hitting .253/.321/.375 with four home runs, 13 RBI, and six stolen bases.
Jun 25 - 5:22 PM

Adam Eaton is not in the White Sox starting lineup on Wednesday night against the Astros.

J.B. Shuck will start in center field and bat leadoff versus Astros right-hander Vincent Velasquez, who is making his MLB debut. It's just a day of rest for Eaton.
Jun 10 - 4:27 PM

Adam Eaton hit a two-run home run in Tuesday's loss to the Rangers.

Eaton hit the homer, his third of the year, off Rangers starter Colby Lewis in the third inning. The homer was his only hit in four at-bats. It has been a struggle for Eaton this season, as he's hitting just .233/.289/.354 overall.
Jun 2 - 10:58 PM

Adam Eaton went 0-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts in Saturday's loss to the Astros.

Eaton's mess of a season continues. He's now hitting .233/.292/.344 with just two homers and six RBI. He does have 26 runs scored. Be patient with him, as the talent's still there, but nobody will look down on you if you ride him on the pine until he shows some sign of breaking out of this horrific early season slump.
May 30 - 6:54 PM

Adam Eaton went 0-for-4 on Friday to snap his 10-game hitting streak.

Eaton was just 5-for-20 in his last five games, so he wasn't exactly red-hot. Still, his current .229 average is a plenty better than his .186 mark from the final game before the streak started.
May 22 - 11:15 PM

Adam Eaton went 4-for-5 with a double and two RBI, but the White Sox dropped Monday's slugfest with the Brewers.

To the credit of the White Sox, they were down 6-0 after four innings and still managed to make it interesting. Eaton helped start a comeback attempt, knocking in a run with a single in the seventh and later scoring. He knocked in another run with a single in the eighth. It's been a quiet year for the speedy outfielder, as he's only batting .225/.282/.304 on the year. Eaton has yet to hit a home run this season and didn't notch his first RBI until Monday night.
May 11 - 10:51 PM

Adam Eaton is not in the White Sox' lineup Sunday.

Eaton went 1-for-7 during Saturday's doubleheader and is now hitting an ugly .196/.257/.268 for the season. J.B. Shuck is in center field Sunday in his place.
May 10 - 11:54 AM

Adam Eaton went hit-less in four at-bats against the Tigers on Thursday.

Eaton's been dealing with the flu over the past week, though he's played each of the last two games. Thursday might have made him ill all over again. He went 0-for-4 with a strikeout, continuing what's been a disappointing season for the 26-year-old outfielder. He's now hitting .200/.250/.267 with no home runs and no RBI.
May 7 - 7:45 PM

Adam Eaton doubled and scored a run in his return to the lineup Tuesday.

Eaton missed the previous three contests while battling the flu. He's hitting a disappointing .195/.241/.268 this season.
May 6 - 9:27 AM

Adam Eaton (illness) remained out of the White Sox' lineup Sunday.

He's now poised to miss the entire three-game set in Minnesota. Eaton should be ready to go after Monday's off day. J.B. Shuck is in center field again Sunday in Eaton's place.
May 3 - 11:33 AM

Adam Eaton remains out of the White Sox lineup on Saturday due to illness.

Eaton was given a night off on Friday as he was feeling under the weather and doesn't appear to have improved overnight. J.B. Shuck is starting in his place in center field and will bat leadoff against Ricky Nolasco and the Twins.
May 2 - 11:35 AM

Adam Eaton is not in the White Sox' lineup Friday.

Eaton had an awful April, batting just .192/.241/.256 over 19 contests. J.B. Shuck is in center field, while Micah Johnson is in the leadoff spot.
May 1 - 4:27 PM

Adam Eaton went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Indians.

Eaton led off the game with a single and scored the first run of the game, and he later doubled. The run was remarkably the first of the year for Eaton, who hits atop the White Sox lineup. He has struggled mightily out of the gate, but Tuesday's two-hit effort could be the beginning of a turnaround for the 26-year-old.
Apr 14 - 10:55 PM

Adam Eaton went 0-for-4 in Thursday's loss to the Royals.

While it didn't help fantasy owners, Eaton made a fantastic diving catch in center field in the fifth inning. The 26-year-old went 1-for-12 with a strikeout and no walks over the three-game set against Kansas City, but we're still expecting big things from Chicago's leadoff man.
Apr 9 - 5:46 PM

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LF1Melky Cabrera
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CF1Adam Eaton
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