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Adam Eaton

29-Year-Old Outfielder – Washington Nationals

2017 Stats

AVG

.297

HR

2

RBI

13

R

24

SB

3

2018 RotoWire Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Eaton only played in 23 games for the Nationals this past season before tearing his ACL during a game against the Mets in late April. The 29-year-old had been traded from Chicago to Washington in the ...

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Knee     EST. RETURN:  2/18/2018
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 5' 9"   WT: 176   DOB: 12/6/1988
BORN: Springfield, OH   COLLEGE: Miami (OH)   DRAFTED: 19th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Adam Eaton Contract Information:

Signed a five-year extension with the White Sox in March 2015 with club options for 2020 and 2021

December 11, 2017  –  Adam Eaton News

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Manager Davey Martinez said Eaton (knee) will bat leadoff and play left field in 2018, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.

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Adam Eaton Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 21 R MIS 68 282 226 48 86 25 14 4 7 37 20 8 35 44 0 2 19 .381 .496 .571 1.067
2011 22 A+ VIS 65 301 244 54 81 24 15 3 6 39 24 8 42 41 0 1 14 .332 .455 .492 .947
2011 22 AA MOB 56 255 212 31 64 15 7 4 4 28 10 6 30 35 3 1 9 .302 .409 .429 .838
2012 23 AA MOB 11 51 40 11 12 1 1 0 0 3 6 1 6 8 0 0 5 .300 .451 .325 .776
2012 23 AAA REN 119 562 488 119 186 58 46 5 7 45 38 10 53 68 5 1 15 .381 .456 .539 .995
2012 23 MAJ ARI 22 103 85 19 22 7 3 2 2 5 2 3 14 15 1 0 3 .259 .382 .412 .794
2013 24 R SCO 1 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 .500 .600 .500 1.100
2013 24 A+ VIS 15 64 53 12 17 4 3 0 1 6 8 1 10 6 0 0 1 .321 .438 .434 .872
2013 24 AAA REN 10 40 35 5 5 3 2 0 1 5 0 0 3 8 0 1 1 .143 .225 .286 .511
2013 24 MAJ ARI 66 277 250 40 63 17 10 4 3 22 5 2 17 44 3 1 6 .252 .314 .360 .674
2014 25 AAA CHA 4 16 16 2 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 .313 .313 .375 .688
2014 25 MAJ CWS 123 538 486 76 146 37 26 10 1 35 15 9 43 83 2 2 5 .300 .362 .401 .763
2015 26 MAJ CWS 153 689 610 98 175 51 28 9 14 56 18 8 58 131 5 2 14 .287 .361 .431 .792
2016 27 MAJ CWS 157 706 619 91 176 52 29 9 14 59 14 5 63 115 7 3 14 .284 .362 .428 .790
2017 28 MAJ WAS 23 107 91 24 27 10 7 1 2 13 3 1 14 18 0 1 1 .297 .393 .462 .855
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3-Year Averages     111 500 440 71 126 37 21 6 10 42 11 4 45 88 4 2 9 .286 .363 .430 .792
Career  (View All)     544 2,420 2,141 348 609 174 103 35 36 190 57 28 209 406 18 9 43 .284 .358 .416 .774

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Adam Eaton Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 1 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 30 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 29 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 28 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 27 @Phi Did not play.
Sep. 26 @Phi Did not play.
Sep. 25 @Phi Did not play.
Sep. 24 @NYM Did not play.
Sep. 23 @NYM Did not play.
Sep. 22 @NYM Did not play.
Sep. 21 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 20 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 19 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 17 LAD Did not play.
Sep. 16 LAD Did not play.
Sep. 15 LAD Did not play.
Sep. 14 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 13 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 12 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 10 Phi Did not play.
Sep. 9 Phi Did not play.
Sep. 8 Phi Did not play.
Sep. 7 Phi Did not play.
Sep. 6 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 4 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 3 @Mil Did not play.
Sep. 2 @Mil Did not play.
Sep. 1 @Mil Did not play.
Aug. 31 @Mil Did not play.
Last 7 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Adam Eaton: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 23 5 20 2
2016 156 1 48 121 1
2015 145 145 7
2014 122 122
2013 60 35 30 4 1
2012 21 1 21

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Adam Eaton Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017112020.182.364.594
2016156181132.282.359.726
2015168160112.268.321.648

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201780222113.313.475.890
201646373134612.285.451.812
201544282144516.294.473.847

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017389151.368.5791.011
2016298467289.279.430.790
2015307466218.257.397.742

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20175315182.245.377.742
2016321457315.290.427.790
20153035283510.317.465.843
Adam Eaton vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Adam Eaton Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 21 R MIS 282 226 12.4% 15.6% 0.80 81% .446 .190
2011 22 A+ VIS 301 244 14% 13.6% 1.02 83% .379 .160
2011 22 AA MOB 255 212 11.8% 13.7% 0.86 83% .345 .127
2012 23 AA MOB 51 40 11.8% 15.7% 0.75 80% .375 .025
2012 23 AAA REN 562 488 9.4% 12.1% 0.78 86% .432 .158
2012 23 MAJ ARI 103 85 13.6% 14.6% 0.93 82% .294 .153
2013 24 R SCO 5 2 20% 20% 1.00 50% .500 .000
2013 24 A+ VIS 64 53 15.6% 9.4% 1.67 89% .348 .113
2013 24 AAA REN 40 35 7.5% 20% 0.38 77% .148 .143
2013 24 MAJ ARI 277 250 6.1% 15.9% 0.39 82% .294 .108
2014 25 AAA CHA 16 16 0% 25% 0.00 75% .417 .062
2014 25 MAJ CWS 538 486 8% 15.4% 0.52 83% .359 .101
2015 26 MAJ CWS 689 610 8.4% 19% 0.44 79% .345 .144
2016 27 MAJ CWS 706 619 8.9% 16.3% 0.55 81% .329 .144
2017 28 MAJ WAS 107 91 13.1% 16.8% 0.78 80% .347 .165
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3-Year Averages     500 440 9% 17.6% 0.51 80% .337 .144
Career     2,420 2,141 8.6% 16.8% 0.51 81% .335 .132

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Adam Eaton Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 CF 1280 -24 358 -15 -24 688 -9 762 -6
2016 LF 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 7 0
2016 CF 373.7 -6 125 -5 -6 207 -5 165 1
2016 RF 980.3 14 283 13 14 488 2 541 10
2017 LF 24 1 9 2 1 1 0 10 1
2017 CF 167.7 -13 42 -7 -13 83 -1 45 -4
2017 RF 9 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 CF -7 -5 -2 0 0 2 -3 -13 0 -14
2016 LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 CF 0 -5 1 0 0 2 0 -4 0 -2
2016 RF 10 5 -3 0 0 9 4 9 0 22
2017 LF 2 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 CF -1 -1 -5 0 0 0 0 -6 0 -6
2017 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Adam Eaton    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.78 BB/K
ELITE
13.1% BB Rate
ELITE
16.8% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.855 OPS
GREAT
.393 OBP
ELITE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.297 AVG
GREAT
.347 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.462 SLG
GOOD
.165 ISO
WEAK

2018 Projected Stats Breakdown for Adam Eaton

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Adam Eaton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Eaton (knee) was reinstated from the 60-day DL on Friday.

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Eaton (knee) took batting practice Saturday, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports.

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Eaton (knee) has been able to run and swing a bat for the past couple weeks and is not willing to rule out a return before the end of the 2017 season, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports.

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Eaton (knee) has full extension of his surgically repaired knee and is apparently ahead of schedule on his rehab, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports.

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The Nationals transferred Eaton (knee) to the 60-day disabled list Thursday, Mark Zuckerman of MASNsports.com reports.

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Eaton (knee) underwent surgery Tuesday to address his left ACL and meniscus tear, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports.

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Eaton (knee) was officially diagnosed Sunday with a "full thickness" ACL tear, a meniscus tear and a high-ankle sprain, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports. He's expected to be out six to nine months.

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Eaton is out for the remainder of the season with a torn left ACL, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Baseball players are known for their statistical volatility in the early years of their career, and Eaton was no exception. After three seasons in the league, he had six homers to his name and a 48-point variance in his batting average. Over the past two seasons, Eaton's production has been incredibly stable in just about every category. He became the perfect tablesetter for the Chicago lineup, getting on base 36 percent of the time in each of the past three seasons while running the bases very well. All of his power comes from the right side (13 of his 14 homers came against righties), but he is split-neutral in terms of batting average. While Eaton hits too many groundballs to see his power numbers grow substantially, there is upside in the runs scored and stolen base categories following his trade to Dusty Baker's Nationals in December.

2016

Eaton avoided the disabled list in 2015 for the first time in his brief MLB career. He struggled a bit in the first half of the season, posting a .692 OPS through the seasonís first 81 games, but turned a corner after the All-Star break, posting a .418 OBP and finishing the season with 14 home runs (after hitting one the year before). He now has two consecutive seasons with an OPS+ of at least 120, and could score 100 runs even if his power dips. Eaton will hit leadoff for the White Sox again in 2016 while playing center field, and should be a sneaky four-category contributor once again.

2015

Eaton was exactly the leadoff hitter the White Sox wanted when they acquired him as part of a three-way trade in December of 2013. He only had 15 steals, but his 10 triples led the American League and he set the table well for players like Jose Abreu behind him. Eaton plays with a bit too much energy at times, and both of his stints on the disabled list in 2014 were related to overexertion. He appears to be fully healthy heading into 2015, and should sit atop the order once again. With a slew of offseason improvements to the White Sox's lineup -- including the addition of Melky Cabrera and Adam LaRoche -- Eaton's counting stats could significantly improve this season if he can avoid the disabled list.

2014

Eaton was slated to be the Diamondbacks' starting center fielder out of spring training, but he suffered an elbow injury that limited him to just 66 games last year. Even more disappointing for his fantasy owners was his lack of speed, often called his best attribute, as he stole just five bases in seven attempts. He struggled to find his groove, posting a lackluster .314 OBP. Presumably healthy, Eaton was traded to the White Sox as part of a three-team deal in December. He should get another chance to fill the leadoff role out of the gates for his new club in 2014, but he never had surgery to repair the tear in his UCL, which provides lingering concern about his ability to stay healthy.

2013

Eaton has ascended the organizational depth chart in Arizona with very moderate recognition, hitting .300 and getting on base at a .400 clip at every minor league stop. After hitting .380/.455/.539 at Triple-A Reno, Eaton was given a taste of the big leagues in September while taking on the bulk of the playing time in center field for the D-Backs. Throughout his time in the minors, Eaton has proven capable of handling left-handed pitching, and his primary asset for fantasy owners beyond average and runs scored will likely be stolen bases after he went 44-for-55 prior to his promotion last season. Barring a trade of one of the D-Backs' other outfielders, Eaton may be limited to a part-time role if he breaks camp with the big club.

2012

Eaton's full-season debut was impressive as he split his time between High-A Visalia and Double-A Mobile. His plate discipline was excellent at both stops as he carried a combined 72:76 BB:K between the two levels. While he's a bit undersized at 5-foot-9 and 180 pounds, Eaton has moderate pop and showed good speed with 34 steals before an 8-for-11 mark on the basepaths in the Arizona Fall League. At 23, Eaton may spend most of his 2012 with Triple-A Reno, but he's rapidly closing in on an opportunity to work as a fourth outfielder in the big leagues.