ADAM EATON NEWS

How Good of a Defender is Adam Eaton?

Even before all this recent activity, it was pretty apparent the White Sox had the makings of a good core. In fact, the existence of the core is probably in large part what drove all this recent activity. There’s an opportunity to be seized, and the White Sox had plenty of financial flexibility to play […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #184: Adam Eaton | OF | CHW

Alright folks, the time has come to talk some Adam Eaton. Not excited? Well, I don’t totally blame you, but there’s more than meets the eye from this diminutive speedster and it warrants your attention. Eaton will be 26 years old going into 2015 and batting leadoff for the much-improved Chicago White Sox — let’s talk about what he’s done and what he may yet do. During...
Via Baseball Professor
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: White Sox Sign Melky Cabrera To Three-Year Contract In $45M Range

The Chicago White Sox are continuing the Windy City arms race. The White Sox reportedly signed free-agent outfielder Melky Cabrera to a three-year contract Saturday night, according 670 WSCR-AM in Chicago. The deal could be worth as much as $45 million, according to WSCR’s Bruce Levine, who was the first to report the news. The team nor Cabrera’s agent...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: White Sox, OF Cabrera agree to 3-year contract

The Chicago White Sox have reached an agreement on a contract with free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera, according to Chicago radio station WSCR. The report says Cabrera's new deal will be for three years and around $45 million. This report is supported by the fact that current White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton tweeted a welcoming message to Cabrera, which Cabrera then retweeted. Cabrera...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Eaton Owns Cubs Fan on Twitter

  VIRAL – It doesn’t take much to get Chicago fans making stale arguments against the Cubs and White Sox. In light of the recent signings made by the South Siders, one Cubs fan thought he’d poke fun at Adam Eaton on Twitter and get away with it. As you’ll see below, he gets owned. Adam Eaton Owns Cubs Fan On Twitter “@Cubs_Chatter:forgot there was another team in Chicagokeep...
Via Sports Mockery
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Two White Sox Players Up For 2014 Gold Glove

According to Daryl Van Schouwen, White Sox beat writer for the Chicago Sun-Times, two White Sox players are finalists for the Gold Glove this season. CF Adam Eaton and SS Alexei Ramirez among three finalists at their positions for AL Gold Glove Award. Ramirez won AL Silver Slugger in '10. — Daryl Van Schouwen (@CST_soxvan) October 23, 2014 Mark Buehrle was the last member of...
Via Sports Mockery
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox hope to build on modest turnaround

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have a dynamic power hitter in Jose Abreu. They have one of baseball's best pitchers in Chris Sale and a pesky leadoff man in Adam Eaton. Then there is the rest of the roster. Led by Abreu, the favorite for AL Rookie of the Year, Chicago posted a 10-game improvement this season compared to its 99 losses in 2013. It closed the season by dropping...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 White Sox: What We Learned

Everyone knew that this would be a transition year for the White Sox. No one expected them to compete for the division but what was expected, was that we would learn a little more about the players on the Sox roster, and whether or not they would be a part of the team moving forward. Some of those questions were answered this year, but not all of them. Let’s take a look at the...
Via Grab Some Bench
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent Frenzy: Eaton scores for Chisox

Ten days left! While I'm getting all teary-eyed about Derek Jeter's impending retirement, you need to hit the free-agent wire to see if you can help your fantasy squad. Here's this season's 24th and penultimate edition of Free Agent Frenzy. Please note that, as in past seasons, no player will be mentioned in this space more than once in a four-week span, because we don't want to...
Via Fox Sports
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

End of season post-mortem: Chicago White Sox

For a team fighting to avoid finishing last in their division and on their way to their third losing season in the last four years, things are actually looking up for the White Sox. Armed with an MVP-level slugger and one of the best pitchers alive, the White Sox are very quietly shaping up as a team that could soon join the rest of the crowd vying for AL Central supremacy. Preseason...
Via The Outside Corner
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Game Picks - Thursday: August 28, 2014

Holy cow am I on a losing streak! Wednesday was the fourth straight negative day and this one was really negative. At one point, I was 0-6 and then 1-8. How can you be that wrong that often? What the heck happened in Philadelphia to the Nationals? The Yankees....the Yankees got nine straight hits off of David Price. Whuh!? The Brewers' bullpen blows a lead and then loses in extras...
Via The Flagrant Fan
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Eaton and Abreu Haunt Tribe; White Sox 3, Indians 2

A pair of outstanding offseason acquisitions continued to pay big dividends for the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday evening, as both Adam Eaton and Jose Abreu used big games to help the ChiSox defeat the Cleveland Indians by a score of 3-2. The Indians got a solid start from their best pitcher, Corey Kluber, but there was not enough offensive support to give their ace his 14th victory...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Fantasy Waiver Wire Adds for Week 22

It may be “Back to School” time, but not for us fantasy enthusiasts. You might be looking past your baseball leagues now with the fantasy football season just over a week away. Don’t! There’s still time to make a playoff run or play spoiler if you’re out of the race, and there are still many players worth a look if you want to win your league or knock your rival out. Note...
Via Baseball Professor
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox activate outfielder Adam Eaton from disabled list

  The Chicago White Sox have activated outfielder Adam Eaton from the 15-day disabled list. Eaton is leading off and playing center field for Tuesday night's game against Cleveland. Eaton, 25, was placed on the disabled list Aug. 9 with a strained right oblique. He went 3 for 10 in two games with Triple-A Charlotte on a rehab assignment. In 94 games in his first season in Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox activate OF Eaton from DL

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have activated outfielder Adam Eaton from the 15-day disabled list. Eaton is leading off and playing center field for Tuesday night's game against Cleveland. Eaton, 25, was placed on the disabled list Aug. 9 with a strained right oblique. He went 3 for 10 in two games with Triple-A Charlotte on a rehab assignment. In 94 games in his first season...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Make Moves; Still Mum on 40-Man Addition

The Chicago White Sox optioned outfielder Jordan Danks back to AAA Charlotte. #WhiteSox have optioned outfielder Jordan Danks to @KnightsBaseball: http://t.co/3dppHJEVGN — Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) August 25, 2014 The move clears space on the 25-man-roster for Adam Eaton’s return from the disabled list. Eaton has been on the DL since August 9th with an oblique strain. While...
Via Sports Mockery
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Injury Update: Adam Eaton set to return Tuesday

The Chicago White Sox expect to have Adam Eaton return to the lineup Tuesday after being placed on the disabled list on August 9.  He left the game in the first inning of the game August 8 with an oblique injury, according to Sports Injury Alert.Jordan Danks optioned to Triple-A Charlotte, which seems to certainly indicate that Adam Eaton is returning to the White Sox Tuesday—...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Eaton’s Return to White Sox Imminent

Adam Eaton, the Chicago White Sox lead off man, has been on the DL since crashing into the outfield wall, followed two days later by pulling an oblique while grounding out on August 8th. However, his rehab assignment began on Saturday. The White Sox need Eaton back in the lineup. He is currently hitting .304 and has 12 stolen bases. Things are not looking great for the Sox this...
Via Sports Mockery
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

What’s Next For The White Sox

As the White Sox find themselves 10.5 back of the Division lead and 8.5 back in the Wild Card race, is it too early to assume that the season is over? Should the Sox already be planning for next season? Maybe so. The Sox had a good plan going into this season, and many were optimistic. They added Adam Eaton from Arizona, inked up their ace Chris Sale, and added a big bat from Cuba...
Via Sports Mockery
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox Offense Lacks a Spark in Seattle After Eaton Goes Down

After an unsuccessful home stand in which the White Sox dropped 2 of 3 to both the Twins and Rangers, the club continued their struggles in part one of their 6-game road trip to the West Coast. The Mariners, who have found themselves fighting with the red hot Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays in what is shaping up to be a highly contested AL Wildcard race, managed to shut...
Via Grab Some Bench
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Eaton headed to 15-day DL

The White Sox confirmed today that Adam Eaton will be heading to the 15 day disabled list. We reported last night that Eaton left the game against the Mariners after grounding out to 3rd, holding his ribs as he ran. #WhiteSox place @AdamSpankyEaton on 15-day DL; recall Jordan Danks from @KnightsBaseball: https://t.co/U1SD2pD5ju — Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) August 9, 2014 The...
Via Sports Mockery
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Eaton Re-Injured, DL Possible

After a nine pitch at-bat to lead off the Chicago White Sox game tonight, Adam Eaton grounded out to third base, only to jog towards first, grabbing his rib cage. Eaton was quoted before the game saying that “low back” was the reason he was held out of Thursday night’s contest, “but it’s kind of a whole body” issue. For those that weren’t aware, Eaton crashed, head...
Via Sports Mockery
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago's Eaton leaves game in 1st inning

SEATTLE (AP) Chicago White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton left Friday night's game against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning with soreness in his rib cage after grounding out to start the game. Eaton didn't even make it to first base on a ground ball leading off the game. Eaton fouled off a number of pitches then hit a grounder to third baseman Kyle Seager on the ninth pitch....
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the White Sox Will Drop 3 of 4 Against the Mariners

Evidenced by 13 runs scored by Seattle last night, the Sox are going to have a tough matchup with the Mariners this weekend. Adam Eaton is most likely out of the lineup again, meaning Leury Garcia will get another shot at CF. This means our leadoff hitter is a guy with a 160-point difference in On Base Percentage(OBP), which already doesn’t bode well. Pair that with Abreu, Ramirez...
Via Sports Mockery
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Eaton and the Big Green Wall

As Sports Mockery reported earlier, Adam Eaton went toe-to-toe with the outfield wall at The Cell Tuesday afternoon and lost. He may not have caught the ball, but his face-smashing effort put him in some good company. Even among White Sox past and present, Eaton is hardly the first player to lose track of the fence in a baseball game. In fact, the jumpy outfielder’s efforts brought...
Via Sports Mockery
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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