Adam Eaton hit a homer, so it was time for his teammates to rock him to sleep
You may recall that, back in May, the White Sox began celebrating Adam Eaton scoring a run in a very ... unique way: His teammates would cradle him in the dugout like a baby, in a tribute to Eaton's newborn baby Brayden.
Perhaps you simply forgot about it. Perhaps you figured it was merely a passing fad. Perhaps you assumed that a grown man could only be rocked to sleep so many times in his life. But Eaton launched a solo homer during Friday's 11-8 loss to the Braves, providing an opportunity to check in on America's weirdest bonding ritual. And rest assured: The White Sox are still cradling Adam Eaton. Allow Tyler Saladino to demonstrate:
We've said it before, we'll say it again: Life as a baby actually seems remarkably comfortable.