Tyler Flowers shocked the Oakland Athletics on Monday night — but probably no more than he surprised himself. Flowers hit a solo home run to tie the game in the ninth inning and then added another to win it in the 12th, leading the Chicago White Sox to an improbable 5-4 victory.
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Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Indians to a win.
Eaton has been a reliable lead-off man this season.
Eaton is hitting .304 with a .370 on-base percentage this season.
This seems to indicate Adam Eaton will return soon from the disabled list.
The Chicago White Sox have activated Javy Guerra from the bereavement list and given outfielder Adam Eaton his rehab assignment.
Adam Rosales homered twice, and the Chicago offense couldn’t muster much.
Adam Eaton’s hustle got him hurt Wednesday afternoon.
Tyler Flowers couldn’t handle the throw home, and Mike Moustakas scored the game-winner.
Adam Eaton knows if the White Sox don’t win more games, a few friends could be headed out of town.
It’s always tough to start a platoon bat in Fantasy baseball. While some players can absolutely mash depending on the handedness of the pitcher, there’s always concern about their lack of playing time hurting their value. In many situations, this is the case.
Eaton loves the strategy in the National League.
It was a game that lived up to the hype of two ace pitchers throwing dominant games. Chris Sale and Max Scherzer both lived up too their reputations, throwing outstanding ballgames through seven innings.
The Sox rank 28th in baseball with an average attendance under 20,000 per game.
The White Sox pulled within 3 1/2 games of the Tigers with Monday night’s win.
Jose Abreu hit a two-run homer in Chicago’s three-run fifth inning, and the White Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.
Jose Abreu homered for the second straight game after coming off the disabled list, and Tyler Flowers also went deep to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory on Tuesday night.
When Chris Sale pitches, it’s usually a short night for the bullpen. But two rain delays cut the night short for the Chicago White Sox ace and the bullpen picked up the slack as four relievers combined to allow just one run in six innings in a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday.
With his hard-nosed style, Adam Eaton feels like he’s found a home in Chicago.