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Adam Eaton    \EE-tin\

Adam Cory Eaton (Spanky) (twitter: @AdamSpankyEaton)

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: December 6, 1988 in Springfield, OH
High School: Kenton Ridge HS (Springfield, OH)
School: Miami University of Ohio (Oxford, OH)
Drafted
by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 19th round of the 2010 amateur draft.
Signed June 13, 2010. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 4, 2012 (Age 23.273, 17,908th in MLB history)   vs. SFG 6 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2013 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Diamondbacks 2012-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2019, 5 yrs/$23.5M (15-19) & 20-21 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 3.030, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: Diamond Sports Management [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2012 23 ARI NL 22 103 85 19 22 3 2 2 5 2 3 14 15 .259 .382 .412 .794 114 35 0 3 1 0 0 8/7
2013 24 ARI NL 66 277 250 40 63 10 4 3 22 5 2 17 44 .252 .314 .360 .674 86 90 4 6 3 1 0 78/9D
2014 25 CHW AL 123 538 486 76 146 26 10 1 35 15 9 43 83 .300 .362 .401 .763 120 195 4 5 2 2 0 *8
2015 26 CHW AL 153 689 610 98 175 28 9 14 56 18 8 58 131 .287 .361 .431 .792 122 263 5 14 5 2 2 *8/D
2016 27 CHW AL 155 697 611 89 174 29 9 14 59 14 5 62 114 .285 .362 .430 .793 119 263 6 14 7 3 2 *98/D7
5 Yrs 519 2304 2042 322 580 96 34 34 177 54 27 194 387 .284 .357 .414 .771 116 846 19 42 18 8 4
162 Game Avg. 162 719 637 101 181 30 11 11 55 17 8 61 121 .284 .357 .414 .771 116 264 6 13 6 2 1
CHW (3 yrs) 431 1924 1707 263 495 83 28 29 150 47 22 163 328 .290 .362 .422 .784 120 721 15 33 14 7 4
ARI (2 yrs) 88 380 335 59 85 13 6 5 27 7 5 31 59 .254 .332 .373 .706 93 125 4 9 4 1 0
AL (3 yrs) 431 1924 1707 263 495 83 28 29 150 47 22 163 328 .290 .362 .422 .784 120 721 15 33 14 7 4
NL (2 yrs) 88 380 335 59 85 13 6 5 27 7 5 31 59 .254 .332 .373 .706 93 125 4 9 4 1 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2012 23 ARI NL 22 103 2 -1 1 2 0 5 0.5 3 8 0.8 .523 .503 0.6 0.3 6 8/7
2013 24 ARI NL 66 277 -6 0 1 -2 -1 -8 -1.0 9 1 -0.1 .487 .495 0.2 -0.4 3 $491,000 78/9D
2014 25 CHW AL 123 538 13 -1 2 12 3 29 3.4 19 48 5.2 .526 .520 3.8 1.8 36 $511,000 *8
2015 26 CHW AL 153 689 18 5 2 -14 3 14 1.6 23 38 3.9 .510 .509 5.4 -1.1 51 $850,000 *8/D
2016 27 CHW AL 155 697 17 1 3 21 -4 37 4.0 24 61 6.3 .525 .524 4.1 1.9 40 *98/D7
5 Seasons 519 2304 44 5 9 19 1 77 8.6 78 155 16.2 .516 .514 14.1 2.4 136 $1,852,000
CHW (3 yrs) 431 1924 48 5 7 19 1 80 9.1 66 146 15.5 .520 .517 13.3 2.6 127 $1,361,000
ARI (2 yrs) 88 380 -4 -0 2 0 -1 -3 -0.5 12 9 0.7 .496 .497 0.7 -0.2 9 $491,000

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2012 23 ARI NL 103 67 14 5.6 103 .294 .259 .264 .382 .330 .412 .419 .794 .750 114 .597 2.1 0.2 .773 .306 .153 2.0
2013 24 ARI NL 277 197 29 4.0 98 .294 .252 .260 .314 .325 .360 .404 .674 .730 86 .461 -5.4 -0.6 .601 .188 .108 3.8
2014 25 CHW AL 538 357 73 5.5 90 .359 .300 .250 .362 .313 .401 .386 .763 .699 120 .609 13.1 1.3 .705 .202 .101 1.9
2015 26 CHW AL 689 455 100 5.9 95 .345 .287 .251 .361 .313 .431 .406 .792 .719 122 .617 19.0 1.9 .770 .256 .144 15.8
2016 27 CHW AL 697 458 101 5.9 97 .329 .285 .251 .362 .314 .430 .413 .793 .727 119 .600 18.6 1.8 .777 .262 .146 14.0
5 Yrs 2304 1534 317 5.5 95 .335 .284 .253 .357 .316 .414 .404 .771 .719 116 .593 47.3 4.6 .735 .238 .130 41.7
162 Game Avg. 719 479 99 5.5 95 .335 .284 .253 .357 .316 .414 .404 .771 .719 116 .593 15 1 .735 .238 .130 13
CHW (3 yrs) 1924 1270 274 5.8 94 .343 .290 .251 .362 .313 .422 .403 .784 .716 120 .608 50.6 5.0 .754 .243 .132 35.9
ARI (2 yrs) 380 264 43 4.4 100 .294 .254 .261 .332 .327 .373 .408 .706 .735 93 .501 -3.3 -0.3 .645 .218 .119 5.8
AL (3 yrs) 1924 1270 274 5.8 94 .343 .290 .251 .362 .313 .422 .403 .784 .716 120 .608 50.6 5.0 .754 .243 .132 35.9
NL (2 yrs) 380 264 43 4.4 100 .294 .254 .261 .332 .327 .373 .408 .706 .735 93 .501 -3.3 -0.3 .645 .218 .119 5.8

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2012 23 ARI NL 103 1.9% 14.6% 13.6% 6.8% 32% 1.07 5.7 42.5 17.0 1.75 2.43 66% 11% 9.1% 8%
2013 24 ARI NL 277 1.1% 15.9% 6.1% 6.1% 27% 2.59 5.7 83.3 11.4 1.34 1.80 74% 22% 4.1% 14%
2014 25 CHW AL 538 0.2% 15.4% 8.0% 6.9% 25% 1.93 5.9 486.0 13.9 1.55 1.86 75% 20% 0.7% 7%
2015 26 CHW AL 689 2.0% 19.0% 8.4% 7.4% 29% 2.26 4.7 43.6 10.9 1.06 1.37 68% 25% 7.2% 14%
2016 27 CHW AL 697 2.0% 16.4% 8.9% 7.5% 30% 1.84 5.4 43.6 10.4 1.18 1.71 70% 24% 6.8% 7%
5 Yrs 2304 1.5% 16.8% 8.4% 7.1% 28% 1.99 5.3 60.1 11.5 1.26 1.67 71% 22% 5.3% 10%
MLB Averages 2.6% 20.3% 7.9% 7.6% 33% 2.58 4.4 34.1 8.4 0.84 1.12 68% 24% 8.0% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2012 23 ARI NL 2.1 0.2 110 -0.3 1.6 -1.9 .96 0.2 -0.5 -0.5 -0.1 0.96 2.2 0.13 1
2013 24 ARI NL -5.4 -0.6 288 0.0 5.0 -5.0 1.05 -0.4 0.4 2.1 0.2 0.92 -1.6 0.83 4
2014 25 CHW AL 13.1 1.3 576 2.7 11.1 -8.4 1.02 1.2 1.4 21.0 2.2 0.94 13.9 0
2015 26 CHW AL 19.0 1.9 737 2.6 13.6 -11.0 1.02 2.2 0.4 17.9 1.8 0.93 18.2 1.51 1
2016 27 CHW AL 18.6 1.8 724 1.3 12.7 -11.4 1.01 1.2 0.1 17.3 1.7 0.92 13.1 1
5 Yrs 47.3 4.6 2435 6.4 44.0 -37.7 1.02 4.4 1.8 57.8 5.8 0.93 45.9 0.71 7

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2012 23 ARI NL 1 0 46% 53 2 3 40% 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 53% 8 6 2 3 0 3 4 1 3
2013 24 ARI NL 1 0 43% 94 5 2 71% 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 1 2 0 6 58% 17 10 7 7 2 5 9 2 7
2014 25 CHW AL 8 0 39% 243 15 9 63% 14 8 1 1 0 0 2 1 8 1 2 0 5 20 48% 31 18 13 11 8 3 18 4 13
2015 26 CHW AL 5 0 36% 269 18 8 69% 18 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 4 3 3 2 30 53% 46 27 19 11 3 8 20 6 14
2016 27 CHW AL 4 0 32% 317 14 5 74% 12 5 2 0 0 0 2 1 12 2 5 2 3 15 55% 49 25 23 8 4 4 27 7 19
5 Yrs 19 0 37% 976 54 27 67% 50 25 4 2 0 0 9 4 35 7 11 7 10 73 53% 151 86 64 40 17 23 78 20 56

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % Opp DP % Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2012 23 ARI NL 103 62% 22 7 1 1 0 0 0 0.13 2 0 4 1 1 1 1 0 3 1 33% 14 0 0% 10 2 20% 51 3 6% 7 0 0% 2 1 50% 0
2013 24 ARI NL 277 79% 63 14 4 4 0 0 0 0.83 3 0 7 3 0 2 1 0 5 3 60% 37 4 11% 16 6 38% 129 19 15% 12 5 42% 10 4 40% 0
2014 25 CHW AL 538 72% 146 33 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 1 0 1 0 0 3 2 67% 67 4 6% 29 10 34% 242 38 16% 22 11 50% 16 10 63% 0
2015 26 CHW AL 689 73% 175 28 7 1 0 0 0 1.51 14 0 10 14 0 6 8 0 7 5 71% 86 5 6% 40 18 45% 309 43 14% 21 11 52% 21 12 57% 0
2016 27 CHW AL 697 75% 174 29 10 1 0 0 0 14 1 10 13 1 7 7 0 12 7 58% 103 6 6% 58 20 34% 322 46 14% 34 20 59% 25 12 48% 0
5 Yrs 2304 74% 580 111 27 7 0 0 0 0.71 34 1 43 32 2 17 17 0 30 18 60% 307 19 6% 153 56 37% 1053 149 14% 96 47 49% 74 39 53% 0
MLB Averages 54% 66% 11% 31% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2012 23 ARI NL 103 408 3.96 259 63.5% 30.5% 9.3% 32.8% 27.4% 69.5% 0.0% 44.1% 86.7% 24.3% 4.9% 5 0 14.6% 15 4 8.7% 9 3 7 8 46.7% 0 0 0
2013 24 ARI NL 278 1091 3.92 696 63.8% 33.9% 8.3% 27.6% 30.2% 66.1% 0.0% 42.2% 87.4% 17.3% 3.6% 10 0 15.1% 42 20 8.6% 24 14 17 27 38.6% 0 0 0
2014 25 CHW AL 540 2095 3.88 1390 66.3% 33.1% 8.9% 28.7% 29.3% 66.9% 0.0% 44.4% 86.7% 20.4% 3.9% 21 0 13.7% 74 20 8.3% 45 9 21 62 25.3% 0 0 0
2015 26 CHW AL 694 2785 4.01 1784 64.2% 31.2% 12.8% 28.8% 27.2% 68.8% 0.8% 44.2% 81.4% 22.8% 6.1% 42 1 15.9% 110 27 10.1% 70 22 26 103 19.8% 0 0 0
2016 27 CHW AL 699 2639 3.78 1689 64.1% 25.5% 12.8% 31.7% 30.0% 74.5% 0.6% 47.8% 82.8% 28.2% 4.4% 31 2 15.6% 109 45 8.4% 59 30 20 93 17.5% 0 0 0
5 Yrs 2314 9018 3.90 5818 64.6% 30.3% 11.2% 29.6% 28.9% 69.7% 0.4% 45.1% 83.9% 23.2% 4.7% 109 3 15.1% 350 116 8.9% 207 78 91 293 23.5% 0 0 0
MLB Averages 3.83 64.0% 27.2% 16.5% 27.3% 29.0% 72.8% 1.3% 46.6% 77.4% 27.6% 4.5% 13.7% 8.3% 23.8%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 23 22 103 85 19 22 3 2 2 5 2 3 14 15 .259 .382 .412 .794 114 35 0 3 1 0 0
2013 24 88 380 335 59 85 13 6 5 27 7 5 31 59 .254 .332 .373 .706 93 125 4 9 4 1 0
2014 25 211 918 821 135 231 39 16 6 62 22 14 74 142 .281 .350 .390 .740 108 320 8 14 6 3 0
2015 26 364 1607 1431 233 406 67 25 20 118 40 22 132 273 .284 .355 .407 .762 114 583 13 28 11 5 2
2016 27 519 2304 2042 322 580 96 34 34 177 54 27 194 387 .284 .357 .414 .771 116 846 19 42 18 8 4

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2012 23 22 101 84 18 21 3 2 2 5 2 13 15 .250 .370 .405 .775 12 22
2013 24 66 278 251 42 64 10 4 3 23 5 17 44 .255 .316 .363 .679 28 66
2014 25 123 551 496 85 156 28 11 1 39 16 46 83 .315 .377 .421 .798 78 123
2015 26 153 701 618 106 183 29 9 15 60 19 61 131 .296 .372 .445 .817 99 153
2016 27 155 709 619 96 182 30 9 15 63 15 65 114 .294 .373 .444 .817 99 155
5 Yrs 519 2340 2068 347 606 100 35 36 190 57 202 387 .293 .367 .427 .794 316 519
162 Game Avg. 162 730 646 108 189 31 11 11 59 18 63 121 .293 .367 .427 .794 99 519



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2015 Aug 2nd AL Player of the Week

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2016 AL  6.3 (10th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
2015 AL  5.4 (6th)

Batting Average s c a p y
2014 AL  .300 (10th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
2015 AL  689 (5th)
2016 AL  697 (6th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
2015 AL  98 (8th)

Triples s c a p y
2014 AL  10 (1st)
2015 AL  9 (6th)
2016 AL  9 (1st)
Active  34 (41st)

Singles s c a p y
2015 AL  124 (7th)
2016 AL  122 (10th)

Times On Base s c a p y
2015 AL  247 (6th)
2016 AL  250 (9th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2015 AL  14 (4th)
2016 AL  14 (2nd)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2016 AL  7 (4th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
2014 AL  9 (5th)
2015 AL  8 (7th)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 2 (628), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 10 (1467), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 4 (1732), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 10 (1665), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (164th), 16.2 career WAR/16.2 7yr-peak WAR/16.2 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 19) = 71.1 career WAR/44.5 7yr-peak WAR/57.8 JAWS

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