Our own Evan Petzold reported that Eaton left Friday's game against the Seattle Mariners after grounding out to the third baseman to lead off the game. He jogged halfway to first base, then left the game with soreness in his ribs
Scott Merkin, who covers the White Sox for MLB.com, tweeted the following update on Eaton.
Eaton to DL with strained right oblique. Jordan Danks recalled from Triple-A CharlotteEaton, in his third Major League season, is batting .304 with a home run and 32 RBI in 94 games this season. Last season with the Diamondbacks, Eaton batted .252 with three home runs and 22 RBI. He is a career .280 hitter with six home runs and 59 RBI in 182 games.
— Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) August 9, 2014
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