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Big additions spur big expectations for White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) A decade removed from their most recent championship, the Chicago White Sox once again are eyeing a big season. Their sights are set on an AL Central title after consecutive losing records, maybe even more. The White Sox added to their offense, boosted their rotation, overhauled their bullpen and sent expectations soaring. ''Obviously postseason first, and World Series...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

White Sox Add Adam Eaton to Long-Term Plan

When the White Sox signed Adam Eaton to a five-year, $23.5 extension over the weekend, the move in and of itself, wasn’t huge news. It wasn’t huge money, and Eaton isn’t a huge player, literally or figuratively. But the move wasn’t just about Eaton, necessarily, rather it was part of a bigger plan. Take it […]
Via Fangraphs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Eaton, White Sox Agree to Extension

Center fielder Adam Eaton and the Chicago White Sox have agreed to a 5-year, $23.5 million contract extension. The contract also has two club options, so it could keep him on the south side of Chicago through 2021. Eaton, 26, will earn $850,000 in 2015, $2.75 million in 2016, $4 million in 2017, $6 million in 2018 and $8.4 million in 2019. The two option years call for $9.5 million...
Via Baseball Essential
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eaton, White Sox agree to $23.5 million, 5-year contract

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Outfielder Adam Eaton and the Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $23.5 million, five-year contract that includes team options for 2020 and `21. Eaton hit .300 with 26 doubles, 10 triples, one homer, 35 RBIs, 76 runs and 15 steals last season, his first with the White Sox following a trade from Arizona. ''Adam serves as a catalyst, brings a spark of energy to...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: Adam Eaton’s Value

View image | gettyimages.com This post was written exclusively for TheFantasyFix.com by Brian Dunshee. Adam Eaton enjoyed what was a solid though not spectacular first full major league season with the Chicago White Sox last year. The team hopes that he can capitalize on last year’s experience and act as a lineup catalyst to help turn the team into a true contender.  For fantasy...
Via The Fantasy Fix
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Samardzjia goes 3 in his spring debut

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Jeff Samardzjia gave up two runs over three innings in his first start with the Chicago White Sox, enjoying a double homecoming in a 10-4 victory over the Oakland A's on Sunday. Adam Eaton, Jose Abreu and Carlos Sanchez each drove in a pair of runs for the White Sox, who ended a three-game skid. George Kottaras hit a home run. Samardzjia, who gave up three hits...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Coleman off and running as White Sox instructor

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Vince Coleman still moves quickly. The former steals king, in spring training camp to work with White Sox runners, has already earned a lot of attention with his energetic, direct approach. He's trying to fix a part of the game that's slowed Chicago in recent years. Coleman is full of confidence, and says that's perhaps the most important trait for would-be...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ken ‘The Hawk’ Harrelson Took to the Airwaves to Share Another Stupid Thought

Chicago White Sox announcer Ken Harrelson went on the Mully and Hanley show on 670 The Score Friday morning to discuss, well the White Sox, and in doing so proclaimed Adam Eaton as the best leadoff hitter in the American League and maybe the best in the entire MLB. Hawk, we know you’re a home, but this is just silly. While Eaton had a stellar 2014 season, tied for second among...
Via Sports Mockery
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox hire former speedster Coleman as baserunning coach

CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox have hired six-time National League steals champion Vince Coleman as a baserunning instructor. General manager Rick Hahn announced the hiring Saturday at the team's annual fan convention. Coleman, the last player with 100 steals in a season when he finished with 109 in 1987, will work with major leaguers and minor leaguers throughout the season. The...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox hire Coleman as base-running instructor

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have hired six-time National League steals champion Vince Coleman as a baserunning instructor. General manager Rick Hahn announced the hiring Saturday at the team's annual fan convention. Coleman, the last player with 100 steals in a season when he finished with 109 in 1987, will work with major leaguers and minor leaguers throughout the season...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Returning White Sox excited about offseason moves

CHICAGO (AP) When the Chicago White Sox started making moves over the winter, Adam Eaton says he ramped up his training even more. Chicago's productive offseason was a big hit with the center fielder and the rest of the returning players after the White Sox finished fourth in the AL Central a year ago. General manager Rick Hahn bolstered the bullpen by signing left-hander Zach Duke...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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
December 17, 2014  |  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
December 16, 2014  |  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
December 14, 2014  |  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
December 09, 2014  |  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

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

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

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
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