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Nationals acquire Adam Eaton from the White Sox; Twitter reacts...

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We collected the immediate Twitter reactions to the Nationals’ acquisition of Adam Eaton in a 3-for-1 trade that sent Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez and Dane Dunning to the White Sox.

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The Washington Nationals couldn’t land pitcher Chris Sale, but the Nats were able to acquire Chicago White Sox’ outfielder Adam Eaton tonight.

The Nationals sent pitchers Lucas Giolito, Reynaldo Lopez, and Dane Dunning to the White Sox in the 3-for-1 deal that landed the center

Giolito was the Nationals’ top pitching prospect, Lopez was third, and Dunning was sixth on MLB.com’s list of the Top 30 prospects in the organization.

Last season, Eaton had a .284 AVG, 14 home runs, 59 RBI, and 15 stolen bases.

In his five year MLB career, Eaton has a .284 batting average, 35 home runs, 177 RBIs, and 54 stolen bases.

This deal came after the Nationals were interested in trading for Pittsburgh Pirates’ All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen.

Eaton is known for being a center fielder, but he spent some time playing right field during 2016. Eaton is set to make 18.4 million dollars over the next three seasons so, the Nationals will have money to spend.

Here’s Lucas Giolito’s reaction to being included in the deal: