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Evan Gattis grateful for manager A.J. Hinch's patience

Evan Gattis' early season struggles with the Houston Astros were well-documented. He took a while to get going with the bat - essentially the primary aspect of his skill set that made him an attractive trade target for Jeff Luhnow's front office. He has shown signs every so often of breaking out of that funk, however.  On Wednesday, Gattis turned a 1-1 tie into a 3-1 lead with a...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Home Run by Evan Gattis Breaks open tied Game for Houston Astros

VIERA, FL – MARCH 13: Evan Gattis #11 of the Houston Astros swings at a pitch during the fifth inning of a spring training game against the Washington Nationals at Space Coast Stadium on March 13, 2015 in Viera, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) Wednesday afternoon with the Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics tied 1-1, Houston DH Evan Gattis took a 1-0 pitch for a...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Week 4 Studs and Duds in 2015

Studs Evan Gattis, HOU - 8-for-24, .333 5 HR, 13 RBIHe was a dud for the first three weeks of the season, but boy did he wake up in a big way. Gattis is still hitting below the Mendoza line on the season, but the power is back. It's probably not a coincidence that Houston's winning streak coincided with Gattis finally providing big power in the middle of the lineup.  Stephen Vogt...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Gattis Might Pips The Mariners

Yesterday, Evan Gattis went 2-for-4, 3 runs, 4 RBIs with his 5th and 6th homers, while hitting four homers in the last three days. After the game, Gattis likened this streak to the five red lights in a row where the first car to stop had broken windshield wipers and Gattis had a squeegee. Adding, "Right now, I'm swinging the squeegee as good as ever. There was one guy, Non-Tall...
Via Razzball
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros win 10th straight, Gattis homers twice to top M's

  Now that Evan Gattis has joined the party, the Houston Astros seem to be celebrating every day. Gattis homered twice and the Astros won their 10th straight game, boosting the best record in the American League by beating the Seattle Mariners 7-6 Sunday. ''It's been the most fun I've ever had on a team,'' Gattis said. ''I think we might have something special.'' With Gattis cranking...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rolling out the early-season MLB ‘jump to conclusions’ mat

Yes, it’s early. We’re just into the second week of the 2015 MLB season, and most teams have 155 games left to play. But after five months without meaningful baseball, it’s easy to react to what we’ve seen early on and form early impressions based on that. It takes a bit of time to reacquaint ourselves with baseball’s long marathon. Personally, I think it takes a little...
Via The Outside Corner
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Astros: historic power or potential for blackout?

Spring Training games have begun throughout baseball. Some of the new faces for the Houston Astros have made their spring debut. The offense has been reconstructed this offseason with the additions of Evan Gattis, Colby Rasmus, Jed Lowrie, and Luis Valbuena. They also have the reigning batting champion Jose Altuve. The roster looks to have some firepower this season. There can easily...
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Houston Astros make the playoff in 2015?

In December, the Houston Astros announced that Taylor Swift would be performing at Minute Maid Park on October 13, 2015, and stated that the concert would be rescheduled if the Astros are playing a home playoff game that day. Yahoo posted a short article that the team sent out an overly optimistic tweet. Yahoo’s writer does not see the potential in this young team and does not...
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves keep overhauling, agree to trade Evan Gattis to Astros

The Atlanta Braves have continued their season-long rebuild that they’re refusing to call a rebuild, dealing hitter (with no glove really necessary) Evan Gattis to the Houston Astros for three prospects – Mike Foltynewicz, Rio Ruiz, and Andrew Thurman. Sorry Mike Foltynewicz, Rio Ruiz and 3d prospect going from #astros to #Braves — Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) January...
Via The Outside Corner
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves Rumors: Evan Gattis done in Atlanta?

Atlanta Braves catcher Evan Gattis was behind the plate for the Braves' season finale against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. However, with some recent suspicion about his future, could that have been his last game with the club? #493812085 / This is according to a report by David O'Brien for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Gattis will...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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