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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 went 3-for-6 with a leadoff homer against the Red Sox on Wednesday.
Eaton has nine homers in 93 games this year after hitting one in 123 games last year. He's been one of the keys to the White Sox's turnaround of late, spending the last two months as one of the AL's best leadoff men after spending the first two months as one of the worst. Jul 29 - 11:56 PM

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Adam Eaton went 3-for-6 with a double, a triple, and two RBI as the White Sox won a slugfest against the Red Sox on Monday.

Eaton led off the game with a triple, then scored the first run in a four-run opening frame. He hit an RBI double in the sixth, and added an RBI single in the seventh, finishing a home run shy of the cycle. The outfielder has a .255/.329/.407 batting line on the year with eight home runs, 23 RBI, and 55 runs scored.
Jul 27 - 11:14 PM

Adam Eaton (shoulder) is back in the White Sox starting lineup Monday night against the Red Sox.

Eaton was held out of action Sunday after banging his shoulder Saturday on a dive. He will start at DH against Boston right-hander Joe Kelly, with Adam LaRoche getting a night off. J.B. Shuck is in center field.
Jul 27 - 3:31 PM

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

His left shoulder is a bit sore following a dive on Saturday, but Eaton is available off the bench and is expected back in the lineup Monday. J.B. Shuck is in center field Sunday.
Jul 26 - 10:58 AM

Adam Eaton smacked a solo homer and drew a walk in Friday's loss to the Royals.

It was one of two homers for the White Sox (Geovany Soto had the other), but they were both solo shots and that's all the offense the club could muster. Eaton has four of his seven home runs this season in his last 16 games, but he's batting just .234 over that stretch.
Jul 17 - 5:39 PM

Adam Eaton went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts and an RBI sacrifice in Sunday's loss to the Cubs.

The White Sox managed just two hits against a dominant Jake Arrieta. Eaton did not collect either, though he did drive in the only run of the game with a sacrifice in the sixth inning. After a .300/.362/.401 campaign in 2014 that had some people whispering about a breakout 2015 season, Eaton has disappointed in the first-half, hitting just .245/.309/.383 with six homers, 18 RBI and 46 runs scored.
Jul 12 - 4:53 PM

Adam Eaton went 1-for-4 with a triple in Thursday afternoon's win over the Blue Jays.

Eaton smacked a walk-off homer to end Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays. He didn't do anything quite so dramatic on Thursday, though he did manage to hit his seventh triple of the season. While he's come through a few times this week, he's still hitting a hum-drum .250/.315/.389 with six homers, 17 RBI and five steals.
Jul 9 - 4:42 PM

Adam Eaton hit a walkoff homer in the 11th to give the White Sox a 7-6 win over the Blue Jays on Wednesday.

Eaton also had an RBI infield single and a walk in the contest. His bat has been really solid since the beginning of June, though he's still not getting the job done against left-handers. He also hasn't been of a lot of help to fantasy teams with his five steals in 77 games, but he still figures to pick it up there.
Jul 9 - 2:16 AM

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

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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Flowers
2Geovany Soto
1B1Jose Abreu
2B1Carlos Sanchez
2Emilio Bonifacio
3Leury Garcia
SS1Alexei Ramirez
3B1Tyler Saladino
2Gordon Beckham
LF1Melky Cabrera
2J.B. Shuck
CF1Adam Eaton
RF1Avisail Garcia
DH1Adam LaRoche
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Sale
2Jeff Samardzija
3Jose Quintana
4John Danks
5Carlos Rodon
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1David Robertson
2Zach Putnam
3Jake Petricka
4Zach Duke
5Dan Jennings
6Daniel Webb
7Matt Albers
8Nate Jones