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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
2017 Contract Status: Signed thru 2019, 5 yrs/$23.5M (15-19) & 20-21 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2017): 4.030, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: Diamond Sports Management [*]
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Standard Fielding

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2012 ARI NL 23 CF 21 20 19 185.2 40 37 2 1 1 .975 1 2 5 13 1.89 1.86 .989 2.49 2.46
2012 ARI NL 23 OF 21 21 19 186.0 40 37 2 1 1 .975 1 2 5 12 1.89 1.86 .987 2.11 2.09
2012 ARI NL 23 LF 1 1 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.70 1.80
2013 ARI NL 24 OF 60 56 47 526.2 113 103 6 4 1 .965 -2 -2 -5 -4 1.86 1.82 .986 2.13 2.13
2013 ARI NL 24 LF 35 25 25 266.0 48 44 2 2 1 .958 0 1 1 5 1.56 1.31 .984 1.83 1.82
2013 ARI NL 24 CF 30 28 21 232.1 50 44 4 2 0 .960 -5 -5 -26 -26 1.86 1.60 .987 2.49 2.49
2013 ARI NL 24 RF 4 3 1 28.1 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 2 2 106 85 4.76 3.75 .985 2.06 2.08
2013 ARI NL 24 DH 1 0
2014 CHW AL 25 CF 121 121 111 1043.2 325 312 9 4 1 .988 4 12 4 14 2.77 2.65 .989 2.69 2.69
2014 CHW AL 25 OF 121 121 111 1043.2 325 312 9 4 1 .988 4 12 4 13 2.77 2.65 .986 2.26 2.25
2015 CHW AL 26 CF 145 144 137 1280.0 356 343 8 5 2 .986 -7 -14 -6 -13 2.47 2.42 .990 2.68 2.66
2015 CHW AL 26 OF 145 144 137 1280.0 356 343 8 5 2 .986 -7 -14 -6 -13 2.47 2.42 .987 2.20 2.19
2015 CHW AL 26 DH 7 7
2016 CHW AL 27 OF 156 154 135 1362.0 440 417 18 5 4 .989 22 20 19 17 2.87 2.79 .986 2.15 2.12 MVP-19
2016 CHW AL 27 RF 121 110 102 980.1 314 296 15 3 3 .990 25 22 31 27 2.86 2.57 .986 2.10 2.08 MVP-19
2016 CHW AL 27 CF 48 43 32 373.2 125 120 3 2 1 .984 -3 -2 -8 -6 2.96 2.56 .988 2.48 2.45 MVP-19
2016 CHW AL 27 DH 1 0 MVP-19
2016 CHW AL 27 LF 1 1 1 8.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -1 0 -159 0 1.12 1.00 .980 1.91 1.80 MVP-19
5 Seasons OF 503 496 449 4398.1 1274 1212 43 19 9 .985 17 18 5 4 2.57 2.50 .986 2.19 2.17
5 Seasons CF 365 356 320 3115.1 896 856 26 14 5 .984 -10 -7 -4 -2 2.55 2.42 .989 2.63 2.62
2 Seasons RF 125 113 103 1008.2 329 311 15 3 3 .991 28 24 33 28 2.91 2.61 .986 2.10 2.08
3 Seasons LF 37 27 26 274.1 49 45 2 2 1 .959 -1 1 -4 4 1.54 1.27 .984 1.83 1.82
3 Seasons DH 9 7
5 Seasons TOT 503 496 449 4398.1 1274 1212 43 19 9 .985 17 18 5 4 2.57 2.50 .986 2.19 2.17
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1930 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1930 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2012 ARI NL 23 CF 1 5 1 0 0 0 2 13 1 1
2012 ARI NL 23 LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 ARI NL 24 LF 0 1 2 2 -0 -2 1 5 2 -1
2013 ARI NL 24 CF -5 -26 -5 -3 -2 0 -5 -26 -2 -1
2013 ARI NL 24 RF 2 106 2 1 1 0 2 85 2 0
2014 CHW AL 25 CF 4 4 4 1 3 0 12 14 11 -2
2015 CHW AL 26 CF -7 -6 -8 0 -8 1 -14 -13 -13 2
2016 CHW AL 27 RF 25 31 16 10 6 9 22 27 9 9
2016 CHW AL 27 CF -3 -8 -5 -4 -1 2 -2 -6 -4 2
2016 CHW AL 27 LF -1 -159 -1 -1 -0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons CF -10 -4 -13 -5 -8 3 -7 -2 -7 2
2 Seasons RF 28 33 19 11 8 9 24 28 11 9
3 Seasons LF -1 -4 1 2 -1 -2 1 4 2 -1
5 Seasons TOT 17 5 7 8 -2 10 18 4 6 10

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2012 ARI NL 23 22 21 22 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 21 0 22 0 1 0
2013 ARI NL 24 66 56 66 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 30 4 69 1 6 3
2014 CHW AL 25 123 123 123 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 121 0 121 0 0 0
2015 CHW AL 26 153 151 153 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 145 0 145 7 2 0
2016 CHW AL 27 157 154 157 156 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 48 121 156 1 1 0
5 Seasons 521 505 521 503 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 365 125 513 9 10 3
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1913 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- CF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2012 ARI NL 23 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 10 6 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 0 21 11 52.4% 9 1 4.8% 1 775 63% 75% 35% 89 43%
2013 ARI NL 24 2 0 2 0 1 4 0 1 2 0 14 8 1 7 2 0 6 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 0 32 13 40.6% 18 1 3.1% 3 1011 62% 76% 36% 105 46%
2014 CHW AL 25 4 0 3 1 1 9 0 3 1 5 78 54 1 62 8 4 11 1 0 22 3 0 40 21 1 213 87 40.8% 120 6 2.8% 3 4531 60% 74% 37% 608 52%
2015 CHW AL 26 5 0 3 2 1 8 1 3 1 3 75 49 2 53 16 0 20 5 1 17 3 0 26 14 1 191 87 45.5% 100 4 2.1% 4 5420 67% 72% 37% 686 51%
2016 CHW AL 27 2 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 1 1 24 15 0 15 7 1 4 1 0 6 2 0 12 7 1 61 32 52.5% 27 2 3.3% 1 1635 67% 74% 41% 231 53%
5 Seasons 14 0 10 4 3 26 2 8 6 9 201 132 5 139 34 5 44 8 1 46 8 0 88 48 3 518 230 44.4% 274 14 2.7% 12 13372 64% 74% 37% 1719 51%
MLB Averages 44.1% 1.8% 57% 74% 38% 53%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2013 ARI NL 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 5 3 60.0% 2 0 0.0% 0 125 73% 84% 42% 23 65%
2016 CHW AL 27 3 0 3 0 0 15 2 5 2 6 52 36 1 38 16 3 14 6 2 15 3 2 36 23 1 155 84 54.2% 62 9 5.8% 6 4187 66% 73% 38% 518 59%
2 Seasons 3 0 3 0 0 15 2 5 2 6 53 36 1 39 17 3 14 6 2 16 4 2 38 24 1 160 87 54.4% 64 9 5.6% 6 4312 67% 73% 38% 541 60%
MLB Averages 46.7% 2.3% 57% 74% 38% 50%

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
2012 ARI NL 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0% 100% 100% 0
2013 ARI NL 24 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 15 12 0 9 3 0 8 2 1 1 0 0 5 3 1 38 20 52.6% 16 2 5.3% 0 1124 66% 76% 39% 118 38%
2016 CHW AL 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 70% 80% 40% 6 17%
3 Seasons 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 15 12 0 9 3 0 8 2 1 1 0 0 5 3 1 38 20 52.6% 16 2 5.3% 0 1155 66% 77% 39% 124 37%
MLB Averages 63.5% 2.3% 57% 74% 38% 46%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1930 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2016 AL (19, 0%)
0.00 Career Shares (1798th)

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

Total Zone Runss c a p y
2016 AL  22 (2nd)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
2013 NL  1 (1st)

Def. Games as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 AL  145 (3rd)

Assists as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 AL  9 (3rd)
2015 AL  8 (5th)
Active  26 (23rd)

Errors Committed as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 AL  5 (2nd)
Active  14 (23rd)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2015 AL  2 (4th)

Def. Games as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2016 AL  121 (4th)

Putouts as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2016 AL  296 (4th)

Assists as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2016 AL  15 (1st)

Errors Committed as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2016 AL  3 (5th)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2016 AL  3 (3rd)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
2016 AL  156 (2nd)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
2016 AL  417 (1st)

Assists as OF s c a p y
2016 AL  18 (1st)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
2015 AL  5 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
2016 AL  4 (1st)

Range Factor/Game as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 AL  2.65 (5th)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 AL  .988 (5th)

Total Zone Runs as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2016 AL  25 (1st)
Active  28 (11th)
Career  28 (47th)

Range Factor/9Inn as RF (s.1954)s c a p y
2016 AL  2.86 (1st)

Range Factor/Game as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2016 AL  2.57 (1st)

Fielding % as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
2016 AL  .990 (4th)

Total Zone Runs as OF s c a p y
2016 AL  22 (1st)

Range Factor/9Inn as OFs c a p y
2016 AL  2.87 (1st)
Active  2.57 (14th)
Career  2.57 (76th)

Range Factor/Game as OF s c a p y
2014 AL  2.65 (5th)
2016 AL  2.79 (1st)
Active  2.50 (6th)
Career  2.50 (78th)

             

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