Adam Eaton heading to Nationals following trade
The Washington Nationals acquired outfielder Adam Eaton from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for pitching prospects Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez and Dane Dunning.
This is a huge get for a Nationals team that intends to make some noise this offseason. Eaton projects to start in center and should provide a sizable boost for Washington's lineup. The asking price was so high for the 28-year-old due to a team-friendly contract that goes through 2021.
Eaton slashed .284/.362/.428 with 14 home, 59 RBI's and 14 stolen bases in 706 plate appearances (157 games) while earning a career-high 6.0 Wins Above Replacement.
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- Nick Williams batting third for Phillies on Thursday night August 17th, 2017
- Cameron Perkins is not in the Phillies' Thursday lineup August 17th, 2017
- Tommy Joseph dropped to seventh in the Phillies' batting order August 17th, 2017
- Matt Wieters is starting at catcher for Washington August 17th, 2017
- Jose Lobaton is not in the Nationals' lineup Thursday August 17th, 2017
- Anthony Rendon batting sixth on Wednesday for Nationals August 16th, 2017
- Adam Lind starting for Nationals on Wednesday afternoon August 16th, 2017
- Jose Lobaton behind the plate for Nationals versus Angels August 16th, 2017
- Matt Wieters on Washington's bench in Wednesday's series finale August 16th, 2017