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Adam Eaton sick, out of White Sox lineup again

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Adam Eaton sick, out of White Sox lineup again

MINNEAPOLIS — Adam Eaton is out sick again on Sunday.

The White Sox leadoff man was in such poor shape the club sent him back to Chicago on Saturday, manager Robin Ventura said. Though Eaton is said to be recovering, the White Sox figured he’d be better off recuperating at home with the hope he can return to the club when they open a three-game series against Detroit on Tuesday night.

“He wasn’t well enough to get in here so he made his way home yesterday and he’s not going to be in there today obviously,” Ventura said. “I’m hoping (for Tuesday). Just the way he feels and I haven’t seen him in a couple of days, I don’t know exactly how he’s feeling, I just get reports from Herm. He’s not feeling well enough to make it.”

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Eaton isn’t alone.

Though he’s at first base on Sunday, Adam LaRoche was given a few extra days because he also felt sick. Catcher Tyler Flowers has been limited too, and his availability for Sunday’s game is in question.

“We’ve got a few guys that have something going around,” Ventura said. “It’s going around, so be careful who you talk to. Don’t get too close.”

SportsTalk Live Podcast: Rick Hahn gives an update on the state of the White Sox rebuild

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Rick Hahn gives an update on the state of the White Sox rebuild

In this episode of the SportsTalk Live Podcast, Danny Parkins (670 The Score), Chris Bleck (ESPN 1000) and Scott King (WGN Radio) join David Kaplan on the panel.

Ryan Pace’s offseason begins. Josh Sitton and Jerrell Freeman are gone, but what will he do with Kyle Fuller?

Plus, Rick Hahn joins Kap from Glendale, Ariz., to discuss the state of the White Sox rebuild, how tough it is to keep their best prospects in the minors and why Jose Abreu is so important for his young team?

Listen to the full episode at this link or in the embedded player below:

White Sox Talk Podcast on The Three Amigos: Jimenez, Robert and Adolfo

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White Sox Talk Podcast on The Three Amigos: Jimenez, Robert and Adolfo

The White Sox three outfield prospects are creating a lot of buzz at spring training.

On this edition of the podcast, Micker Adolfo tells Chuck Garfien about a conversation they all had about one day becoming the starting outfield for the White Sox. Adolfo talks about his longtime friendship with Eloy Jimenez, his impressions of Luis Robert, Luis Basabe and the White Sox future.

But first, it's a conversation with MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez who has great insight on many of the White Sox players: Jimenez, Robert, Yoan Moncada and Jose Abreu. He tells an amazing story about why Jimenez decided to sign with the Cubs when he was a teenager, how much Abreu is revered in Cuba and much more.

Listen to the full episode at this link (iOS users can go here) or in the embedded player below. Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts.