Apr 29, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton (1) scores a run as Detroit Tigers catcher Bryan Holaday (right) bobbles the ball in the third inning at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

Adam Eaton activated from DL by White Sox


Adam Eaton is back to being active for the Chicago White Sox, as he was activated from the disabled list on Sunday the White Sox announced.

In the same announcement the White Sox placed rookie first baseman Jose Abreu on the 15-day disabled list with posterior tibia tendonitis in his left ankle.

As for Eaton (who was recovering from a hamstring issue), the press release states:

“Eaton has been on the disabled list since May 3 with a strained right hamstring.  He combined to go 2-6 with a RBI and stolen base over two games with Charlotte as part of a doubleheader on Friday.”

Eaton has batted .276 in 25 games this season with the White Sox, including five doubles, one triple and one home run. He’s collected 14 RBIs and has totaled 20 runs in his first season with the White Sox.

Though losing Abreu is the worst news for the White Sox, having the return of Eaton helps a little to numb the sting of losing Abreu.

As for Eaton, maybe he can bring the White Sox some of the energy they really need, because as of late it has been lacking.

Today the White Sox are going for the series win against the Astros, with each team winning a game over the weekend.

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