The Angels made a deal with free agent outfielder Adam Eaton on Wednesday. In the move to the roster of 40, the club designated left-handed pitcher Dillon Peters for assignment.
Eaton, 32, played in 58 games for the White Sox this year, hitting 15 extra-base hits, dropping in 28 runs and scoring 33. With runners in scoring position, he hit .341 (12-for-44) with five doubles, a triple, two home runs and 21 RBIs.
In his 10 seasons in the majors, Eaton is hitting .278 with 65 homers and 317 RBIs in a total of 889 games with the Diamondbacks (2012-2013), White Sox (2014-2016, 2021) and Nationals (2017-2020). Since his debut with Arizona, he has hit 46 3-pointers; fourth best in the majors.
He was a member of the 2019 World Series champion Nationals team. (MLB in Spanish)
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